LOTS OF THINGS GOING ON ‘ROUND THESE HERE PARTS!

Hey blogophiles!  This is one of those blogs today that sends you a whole bunch of information about a whole stack of things going on here in our fair region.  From an update from the YMCA of Marquette County, to more about the transition to digital television service to an upcoming fund raising banquet for an area outdoors management group, it’s all here today!  Whew! It’s so much fun when it’s busy here on the big shoo!

YMCA OF MARQUETTE COUNTY UPDATE.

LISA COOMBS-GEROU

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, Executive Director of the YMCA of Marquette County stopped by with an update on the HealthSeekers 2010 program as well as events and activities that are on the horizon at the YMCA.  She made sure to mention that the activities being planned at the agency are at locations around Marquette County including the “Y” facility in Negaunee.  For more information about events and various activities planned for the next few months at the YMCA, click “HERE” to log on to their website.  To listen to Lisa’s interview, please click “HERE“.


MICHIGAN WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL BANQUET UPDATE.

FAYE WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT, MI WATERFOWL ASSOC.

Faye Williams, President of the Michigan Waterfowl Association, came by this week to give us an update concerning their upcoming fund raising banquet, scheduled for Sunday, February 14th at the Holiday Inn in Marquette.  The doors open at 3:30 and a limited number of tickets are still available by calling 346-5850.  Faye also told us a bit about the group and what it does and who it benefits and how anyone interested in the outdoors and preserving our natural resources can get involved.  To listen to the interview with Faye, please click “HERE“.


CONTINUING TO CONQUER THE DIGITAL DIVIDE!!

ERIC SMITH FROM NMU.

Eric Smith, Director of Broadcast and Audio-Visual Services at Northern Michigan University, and General Manager of NMU Public Broadcasting, provided an update of the efforts to switch to digital transmission of the television signals here in rural portions of the Upper Peninsula.  He filled us in on the latest success and some of the challenges presented by this somewhat removed portion of the state.  You can access the website for NMU’s Public Tv 13 website by clicking “HERE“.  To listen to excerpts of Eric’s interview, click  “HERE“.

JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG!

Keep checking out this here lil’ ol’ blog from time to time for more information about what’s going on right here in our community.  It’s what we like to do on the Morning Show and it’s certainly what our cyberposts are all about.  No other station on the dial is as connected with our local community, and we’ll keep bringing the info to you!

CHEERS!

-Walt