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April 11th, 2011
Two-time cancer survivor Paqui Kelly, the wife of Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly, will share her story and personal experience with students of Culver Academies at an all-school assembly at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday (April 13) at Eppley Auditorium.
â€śHer story is truly inspirational and we are ecstatic to have her speak with students about her experiences with cancer and to rev everyone up for the Relay For Life,â€ť said senior Kyle Blankenship (Crown Point, Ind.) who is co-chair of the Academies Relay For Life.
Michael Doss, Culver Town Manager since early 2009, has announced his resignation at the end of this month, explaining he plans to return to his native West Virginia for "family reasons."
Doss is quick to emphasize he's neither leaving Culver for any negative reasons about the community or its people, nor leaving due to any problems in his familu.
"Everything is fine with my family," he says. "I'll leave with all the good memories of had of this community, but it's time for me to be with my family.
NASHVILLE â€” Time in the studio has stretched the creative talents of Plymouthâ€™s Denver Bierman and the Mile High Orchestra.
Appearing in Plymouth as part of the Marshall County United Way 50th anniversary celebration, Bierman and some members of the band have had a whirlwind couple of weeks, finishing tracks for a brand new childrenâ€™s album due out this summer and playing weekend dates Saturday night in Fort Wayne and Sunday morning in Marion, Ind.
CULVER â€” A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for Friday, April 8 at 2 p.m. at 701 S. Main St., Culver. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded a grant in the amount of $1,445,600 to develop a 13-unit residence for the elderly under the Section 202 Supportive Housing Program. The new development will be known as Culver Garden Court and will be the twelfth Garden Court Community.
BOURBON â€” Journey's End Bar and Grill, 118 S. Main St., Bourbon, will sponsor the 35th annual Region 1 ABATE of Marshall County Spring Fever Motorcycle Swap Meet Sunday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 1220 W. Madison St., Plymouth.
PLYMOUTH â€” What has become a staple in the community, Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center/Plymouthâ€™s annual â€śCatch the Spiritâ€ť Gala, has made a remarkable difference for Marshall County residents.
For example, in 2010, SJRMCâ€™s Plymouth campus provided services that assisted 3,361 patients and included free medical care and prescription medication assistance as well as transportation, mobile health care screenings and health fairs.
PLYMOUTH â€” Spring has finally arrived, though the temperatures continue to leave most of us skeptical.
Along with the thaw loiters the promise and excitement of another carefree, barefoot summer to come.
So, turn off all the electronic gadgets and push the kids in the direction of the door. Something as seemingly ordinary as spending the day outside, in the fresh air exploring, often turns out to be the day we canâ€™t wait to do again. Be sure to take advantage of all the exceptional programs Plymouth Centennial Park has to offer the community this summer.
PLYMOUTH â€” The United Way of Marshall County and the Marshall County Community Foundation announced today that their joint executive director, Jennifer Maddox, will leave her position on June 30, after serving more than four years in that role.
PLYMOUTH â€” A Plymouth man is dead after shooting himself in the head in the yard of his home on Union Road Monday afternoon. Police were called to the scene at 1:40 p.m. when a resident from the 5,000 block of Union Road called saying her neighbor was at her home, with blood on her, and was saying that her husband had a gun. When officers arrived at the scene John Nemeth came outside the home with a handgun, and while standing in the front yard, shot himself. Walkerton EMS transported him to Memorial Hospital, South Bend where he was pronounced dead.
Culverâ€™s Relay for Life will return for a fourth year, and organizers -- adult and student alike -- are hoping to continue the momentum from the first three events, which surpassed many expectations to raise more than $100,000 each year and place Culver on the map as one of the few school-hosted locations for the cancer-fighting event in the entire country. The success of past Relays has also drawn attention for the fact that much of the organizing, planning, and execution of the event is student-led.