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Walk to end Alzheimer’s raises record amount

More than 300 people walked Waterfront Park in Ludington on Saturday, joining the fight against Alzheimer's. Participants raised a record total of $43,000 to fund Alzheimer's care, support and research programs.

ALZ walk 2017

In Michigan alone, there are more than 180,000 people living with the disease and over half a million caregivers. For more information or to make a donation, visit alz.org/walk.

 

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WSCC Trustees welcome Employees and Accreditation

The West Shore Community College Board of trustees met yesterday. They welcome new employees of Jessica Houser as Associate Professor of Psychology, Duane Kelley as Associate Professor of Nursing and Katie Stewart as Associate Professor of Marketing and Management. WSCC’s Early Childhood Education program has been awarded accreditation by the national Association for the Education of Young children or NAEYC. This makes WSCC one of seven programs in the state with a NAEYC accreditation.

NAEYC WSCC

Recreations Director Mike Moore updated the trustees on the Ice Arena reporting an overall increase in participation in Hockey, Ice skating and other ice arena activities. Trustee Bruce Smith said that the board hadn’t yet received any applicants, internally or externally, for the position of president. The Board “approved” the sending of the presidential profile to all College employees for the purpose of soliciting internal candidates.

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