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October 6th, 2010
Plymouth Police Officer Trent Shively took time Monday night to review the basics of bicycle safety with the Cub Scouts of Pack 222. After reviewing the laws and guidelines for safe cycling on city streets, Officer Shively set up a couple of areas that the Scouts could test their skills. Zane Johnson maneuvers through cones as Shively keeps a watchful eye.
PLYMOUTH â€” Money Smart Week is a series of free presentations on financial literacy and money management organized by the United Way of Marshall County.
More than 40 presentations will be offered during the week of Oct. 16 through 23, on a wide variety of topics ranging from basic money management and retirement planning to identity theft and Social Security benefits.
A complete list of the presentations is available on the United Way website at www.marshallcountyuw.org. The public is encouraged to take advantage of this once a year opportunity and attend as many sessions as possible.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Marshall County Builders Association will hold â€śCandidates Nightâ€ť at the Plymouth Country Club Tuesday, Oct. 12.
The meeting will be a dinner meeting and each candidate will be given the opportunity to speak during the meeting following dinner.
LaFree Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy hosted a blood drive by partnering with the South Bend Medical Foundation Monday. The South Bend Medical Foundation is the sole provider of blood needed for Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Coordinating the effort between LaFree and South Bend Medical Foundation were Mary Ann Colvin, LaFree physicianâ€™s liaison, and Abigail Stopczyski, blood drive recruiter. Here, Colvin (left) is welcomed to the mobile blood donor vehicle by Stopczyski.
PLYMOUTH â€”Â The Marshall County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) announced today that it has appointed Jennifer Laurent to be the executive director of the organization.Â Laurent joined the staff in February, 2010 as assistant director of development finance and has served as interim executive director since June.
PLYMOUTH â€” A Plymouth elementary school has once again been named as one of the top Title I Schools in the state.
The National Association of State Title I Directors Title I Schools Recognition Program has chosen Menominee Elementary as one of the schools to be interviewed to represent the state Title I schools that have made the most progress in significantly closing the achievement gap between student subgroups.
This is the second year in a row that Menominee has been chosen as one of the top schools.
WEST LAFAYETTE â€” The nation is investing in science and Plymouth High School along with several other schools in the state will benefit from it.
Plymouth High School, Purdue University and three other school districts â€” Lafayette, Tippecanoe and Taylor Community â€” will share in a $6.7 million National Science Foundation grant to improve science learning in the third through the sixth grades. Partnering in the effort are Purdue's colleges of Education, Engineering, Science and Technology, the Discovery Learning Research Center, and regional industries.
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN â€“ The nation is investing in science and Plymouth High School along with several other schools in the state will benefit from it.
Plymouth High School, Purdue University and three other school districts â€“ Lafayette, Tippecanoe and Taylor Community â€“ will share a $6.7 million in a National Science Foundation grant to improve science learning in the third through the sixth grades. Partnering in the effort are Purdue's colleges of Education, Engineering, Science and Technology, the Discovery Learning Research Center, and regional industries.
PLYMOUTH â€“ While many were tailgating on a crisp fall afternoon some local residents were helping a family build a place to stay out of the cold.
â€śYou always feel better after spending a day working on the house,â€ť said Bruce Emerich, President of the Marshall County Habitat for Humanity who is working on his sixth home in his time with the group. â€śYou meet a lot of good people and make a lot of good friends.â€ť
Ward Byers and Rich Cartwright share a laugh at the MargariTATAville party for Ounce of Prevention Saturday at the Plymouth Country Club.