Cathie Martin

Operation Transformation – “Spring-Ahead” Giving Campaign

Tom Seppo, CEO Operation Transformation

Operation Transformation participates in a number of activities throughout the community, including providing Mackinac Family Night,  St. Clair County Intervention Center Ministries, Prison Reentry Mentoring, the National Day of Prayer and so much more.  The non-profit is asking for extra financial support during their “Spring-Ahead” – One day giving campaign Tuesday, April 21.  According to…

Strike In Ontario

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Negotiations are ongoing, but, classes were cancelled for over 24,000 students east of Toronto yesterday – Talks broke down last week, prior to their legal strike date, which was Monday.  Reports say this is the first round of negotiations since the province brought in a new bargaining system, with both local and provincial talks.  The…

Women’s Scrapbooking & Crafting Fundraiser

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Camp Cavell is hosting a Women’s Scrapbooking and Crafting Fundraiser – organizers say you can come by yourself or bring your friends.  The event which is set for this weekend, April 24 through the 26th, will help raise money to send kids to summer camp and allow for scrap bookers to have fun with others…

Lauwers Backs Legislation To Eliminate February Elections In Michigan

Dan Lauwers

State Rep. Dan Lauwers, a republican from Brockway, talked with WGRT about the House passage last week of his constituent-driven legislation that would eliminate February elections in Michigan as days for school millage votes and concentrate those proposals during balloting in August and November.  He says it will cut out huge expenses that are spent on…

SC4 To Present Money Tips For College Students April 23

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St. Clair County Community College will offer “Money Management Tips Every College Student Should Know” from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23.  The free event is open to the public. It will be in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Port Huron campus. Presenting will be Kathy Jamieson, extension coordinator at Michigan State University Extension-Macomb.…

Tax Freedom Day In Michigan – Monday – April 20

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Michigan’s Tax Freedom Day, the day when taxpayers in the state have collectively earned enough money to pay their federal, state, and local tax bill for the year, will arrive on April 20.  This makes it the 28th state to reach Tax Freedom Day in 2015. According to the annual report by the nonpartisan Tax…

Port Huron Teacher Achieves Award In Teaching Standards

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A Port Huron Area Schools staff member is being recognized at the Port Huron Schools board meeting on Monday, April 20. Jennifer Kata is a second grade teacher at Cleveland Elementary.  Kata was in Lansing recently receiving recognition by State Superintendent Mike Flanigan for achieving National Board Certification. Just over 110,000 (out of more than 3.7 million)…

Register Now For SC4’s Emergency Medical Technician Program

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St. Clair County Community College will offer an Emergency Medical Technician program beginning in May on the college’s Port Huron campus.  The program will run from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday from May 12 to Aug. 20.  The EMT program is a combination of classroom instruction and clinical hours both on the…