The Lenawee County Health Department (located in the Human Services Building, 1040 S. Winter Street in Adrian) is offering free hearing and vision screenings for children 3 - 6 years during the month of August. Michigan requires chidlren to have the screenings before entering Kindergarten. After August, parents will have to make arrangements with private practitioners for vision and hearing tests. For more info or to schedule your appointment, call the Health Department at 517-264-5254.
Together we are better! For the past five years, The Christian Family Centre has partnered with a variety of local business and organizations whom are committed to celebrate and serve the great community of Lenawee County. Join in the celebration all day Satruday, August 4, 2012. Here are some of the amazing events going on: Christian Family Centre activities:
Last week, legislators in Lansing met to discuss how they will transform the 1979 School Aid Act into the "Michigan Education Finance Act" of 2013. This will greatly affect how education at all levels--preschool to college--is funded in our state. Phil Power, owner of HomeTown Communications Network, Inc. (a group of 64 community newspapers in Michigan and the Upper Midwest), provides some perspective on this upcoming transformation. Read his article at MLive.com.
The Lenawee County Health Department suggests you beat the rush and schedule your child's back-to-school immunizations now. Hours are by appointment, but walk-ins are accpeted if their schedule permits on Wednesdays--1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month hours are 10 am to 12:45 pm and 2-5:45 pm; on the 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesdays of the month schedule is 8-11:45 am and 1-3:45 pm. The cost changes depending on the vaccines needed. Adults and teens can get boosters, too! For more info or to make an appointment, call 517-264-5226. The Lenawee Health Dept.
Joe Baker, LISD social worker, will join us to discuss the local 'Love and Logic' classes and briefly answer difficult behavior/discipline questions from parents. This meeting will take place at Garfield Elementary school, 6:00-7:30 PM on August 7. Refreshments and childcare provided! If childcare is needed, please register by July 31. To register, visit www.lenaweegreatstart.org/parent-coalition/register-events. VIEW FLIER
The WIC Program, Community Action Agency, MSU Extension and the Dept. on Aging have teamed up again to bring fresh produce to people. “Project Fresh” has vendors availible in the Community Action Agency Parking lot on South Street in Adrian July 13th, 20th and 27th from 8:30-11am. Locally grown produce is available and people can learn how to prepare and cook fruits and vegetables. Information is also available about how to preserve fresh foods and new recipes! The public is welcome.
Openings are still available for the Foster Grandparent Summer Reading Program, a free one-on-one reading assistance program for children. Students of all reading levels are welcome to sign up for the one-hour sessions with an older adult that focus on improving reading and writing skills. The program runs from now until August 10 at the Piotter Center, 327 Erie St. Sessionas are scheduled for Monday, Wednesday & Friday or Tuesday & Thursday with morning slots available. To sign up or for more information, contact Michiele Garner at 264-5280.
Join the fun in Blissfield July 11-15! Events include: TWO NIGHTS of FIREWORKS (Friday & Saturday), different both nights - NEW Bullriding Show & Competition - Expanded Kids Corner - Truck & Tractor Pulls - Motown Revue - Parade - Softball - Volleyball - Carnival - Entertainment - Crafts - Cash Raffle - Car & Bike Show with live band - Concessions, Beverage Tent - Miss River Raisin Festival Scholarship Pageant. FREE ADMISSION. For details, visit http://www.blissfield.net
Parades and fireworks! Get a complete listing courtesy of the Daily Telegram here.