TODAY’S BLOG KEEPS YOU CONNECTED TO MARQUETTE COUNTY.

9:15 A.M. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21st, 2010. HAPPY SPRING!

In that ever-popular style that we love to keep doing things in, today’s blog is bringing you another community update for issues and events in Marquette County.  Please take a moment to read over the descriptions and have a listen to the interviews as they are posted.  We work to provide this information to you in a timely manner to keep you in touch with what’s happening right here in our own back yards.  Now, while the weather may be a bit questionable of late for this time of year (see photo on the left), the information presented really knows no season!  So come on!  Have read and a listen!  You won’t regret it a bit!

THE YMCA OF MARQUETTE COUNTY ROLLS ON!

YMCA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR LISA COOMBS-GEROU.

Lisa Coombs-Gerou, executive director of the Marquette County “Y”, stopped in to update us on the latest goings-on at the center and how folks can get involved.  She also mentioned that the YMCA is starting a new season of activities and events that are planned for both members of the YMCA and for the general public.  One of the main public events is an upcoming YMCA Fun Run & Walk.  To listen to Lisa’s interview from the morning show, please click “HERE“.  To visit the YMCA of Marquette County’s website to find out more about the events and activities, please click “HERE“.

MORE ON THE ISHPEMING PUBLIC SCHOOL’S BOND PROPOSAL.

ISHPEMING SCHOOL BOARD V.P. DAVE LEVERTON.

Ishpeming Public School District Board of Education Vice-President Dave Leverton joined us recently to update us on the $11.2-million dollar bond issue being put on the ballot before voters in the district on May4th.  Leverton outlined plans for funds, if they are approved by voters, and how the money would benefit the school district.  He also outlined efforts by the board to educate residents in the district by holding public informational meetings and spreading the word about the issue in the local media.  To listen to the interview, please click “HERE“, and to log on to the website for the Ishpeming Schools, please click “HERE“.