UPDATE FOR AGENCIES AROUND THE STATE AND THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Here are some updates involving agencies here in Michigan and in Marquette County that we have talked to in the recent past.  Enjoy!

A CHAT WITH REBECCA HUMPHRIES, THE DIRECTOR OF THE D-N-R-E.

DNRE DIRECTOR REBECCA HUMPHRIES

Director of the newly-formed Department of Natural Resources and Environment for the State of Michigan was in our studios recently to talk about the merger of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Environmental Quality and what the changes mean to us as Michigan citizens and business owners.  She also discussed hot-button issues such as the dangers of Asian Carp getting into the Great Lakes and she gave us her latest opinions concerning the current status of the Kennecott Eagle mining project here in Marquette County.  To listen in to the interview with Director Humphries, please click “HERE“.

A FEW MOMENTS WITH THE GREAT LAKES CENTER FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT.


ANN GONYEA WITH THE GLCYD

Ann Gonyea, outreach co-ordinator with the Great Lakes Center for Youth Development joined us to talk about development of effective and sustaining boards of directors for non-profit agencies and how the Center can assist in that endeavor for your groups.  She also talked about the criteria to use when selecting and recruiting a board member or members to insure that your organization maintains a comfortable success level in perpetuity. To listen to the points raised in Ann’s interview, please click “HERE“.


YMCA OF MARQUETTE COUNTY COMMUNITY UPDATE.

HEALTHY LIVING MAVENS, GEORGE & LISA

YMCA of Marquette County Executive Director Lisa Coombs-Gerou and Marquette County Health Department Director George Sedlacheck came in to discuss a new survey and grant that had details about the the healthiness of Marquette County.  The “ACHEIVE” Grant, awarded to the YMCA of Marquette County and the Marquette County Health Department is set up to increase the availability of healthy activities and the education of healthy activities to residents of Marquette County.  To listen to the interview with Lisa and George, please click “HERE“.