Cathie Martin

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

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As we enter Thanksgiving week, it is a reminder that the jolly old man in the big red suit will be heading our way.  Like every year, Santa Claus is busy making appearances before the big delivery night.  Santa will be in the Blue Water Area Communities at a number of functions, including the Marine…

Helping Children In Our Communities

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November is National Adoption Month!  The community is invited to join Ennis Center for Children in celebrating this month and showing support for the over 100,000 children nationally who are waiting to find their permanent, forever family.  In Michigan, there are approximately 3,000 children waiting to be adopted from the foster care system.  This year,…

McLaren Port Huron Re-certified For Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care

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McLaren Port Huron has re-earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Diabetes Inpatient Care by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes the hospital’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.  McLaren Port Huron also…

Prime Healthcare Services Takes Over St. Joseph Mercy

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Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) and Trinity Health announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Prime Healthcare Services, a hospital system based in Ontario, Calif. would acquire St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron, located in Port Huron, Mich. The decision of the SJMHS board of directors was supported by the hospital’s…

Blue Water Transit Phone Service To Be Down

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Phones at Blue Water Transit will be down for service on Friday, November 21st from 2:30 till 4:30. Riders are asked to call before that time if they need transportation between 2:30pm and 4:30pm on Friday. Authorities at Blue Water Transit say they are sorry for the inconvenience, but the phone provider will be working on…

SC4 Professor Wade Named Michigan Professor Of The Year

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St. Clair County Community College Math Professor Cindie Wade of Dryden has been named Michigan Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.  SC4 nominated Wade for the award. She was selected from faculty members nominated by community colleges and four-year…

Hadfield Appointed To Space Advisory Board

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A new board to advise the Canadian government on space projects is being formed and former astronaut Chris Hadfield is among those named by Industry Minister James Moore to take part.  The goal of the space advisory board will be  to help produce the country’s future space policies.  Also included in the list of participants…

Pollock-Randall Sponsors KidSAKE’s “Inspired Art”

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The Pollock-Randall and Marysville Funeral Homes announced they will sponsor KidSAKE’s “Inspired Art” workshops. Regularly only $25/session, the sponsorship allows for a substantial discount for those demonstrating financial need.   The introspective workshops continue 6:30pm – 8pm Wednesdays thru December 10,  “Inspired Art” is topical lessons with a Biblical inspiration that build confidence and get patrons participating to…