Storm Rips Through Area – Leaving Some Without Power

rain stormA number of St. Clair County residents remained without power this morning, following yesterday’s storm that blew through the area.  Warnings were issued shortly after 6:00 p.m., for severe thunderstorms that ran through 7:15.  Residents were warned of the possibility of flash flooding as the rain hit with a force.  This morning, the power outages are scattered, some in Port Huron, another few patches of outages in Burtchville township, etc.  For the most part, St. Clair County was left unharmed.   Showers and thunderstorms expected once again for today.  Residents are reminded to stay tuned to WGRT for weather updates when the skies turn stormy.

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Wigs 4 Kids 11th Annual Gala – Celebrities, Businesses And Community

 Wigs 4 Kids’ Annual Gala returns to Barrister Gardens in St. Clair Shores at 24225 Harper Avenue,  for the organization’s 11th year of providing wigs & support services at no charge to Michigan children in need. During the evening, guests will enjoy dinner, sweet treat extravaganza, princess tea party, exciting raffles and silent auctions of sports memorabilia…

Wigs 4 Kids 11th Annual Gala – Celebrities, Businesses And Community

barrister gardens Wigs 4 Kids’ Annual Gala returns to Barrister Gardens in St. Clair Shores at 24225 Harper Avenue,  for the organization’s 11th year of providing wigs & support services at no charge to Michigan children in need. During the evening, guests will enjoy dinner, sweet treat extravaganza, princess tea party, exciting raffles and silent auctions of sports memorabilia with Take 2 Authentics. The event will also feature talent performances by Wigs 4 Kids recipients, karate demonstrations by PKSA Karate and a money booth provided by Extra Credit Union with funds sponsored by American Jewelry & Loan.  Celebrity appearances include Steve Wilkos, star of “The Steve Wilkos Show” and the Gold Family from American Jewelry & Loan’s hit TV series “Hardcore Pawn.” Photo opportunities are available for attendees. Attorney Richard Bernstein will deliver a keynote speech and Tina Black, Dean  & Owner of Paul Mitchell the School Michigan will serve as Honorary Chair of the event. Wigs 4 Kids is also hosting a pre-gala raffle with a grand prize of $1,000 to be awarded to the winner. Pre-gala raffle tickets are being sold at $10 each and only 500 tickets are available for purchase.  The winner does not need to be present at the event to redeem the prize.  “In addition to being the biggest celebration for the families we serve, the gala is also our largest fundraiser of the year, which helps us continue our mission.” Maggie Varney, Founder & CEO of Wigs 4 Kids stated. “We are grateful to everyone in the community who believes in our program and helps us continue our growth.”    Tickets may be purchased at www.wigs4kids.org or by calling 1-586-772-6656.

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Blue Water Middle College Academy Classes Beginning Next Week

Textbooks for students of the Blue Water Middle College Academy are now available to students. Pete Spencer, middle college director, said, “I didn’t think that was possible, but Mrs. Lawson, our new administrative assistant, worked particularly hard over the last week to stack, sort, purchase, and organize the books for over 320 returning 12th and…

Blue Water Middle College Academy Classes Beginning Next Week

middle collegeTextbooks for students of the Blue Water Middle College Academy are now available to students. Pete Spencer, middle college director, said, “I didn’t think that was possible, but Mrs. Lawson, our new administrative assistant, worked particularly hard over the last week to stack, sort, purchase, and organize the books for over 320 returning 12th and 13th grade students, not to mention preparing books for our 240 new 11th graders.  Classes begin Aug. 25.  RESA is the chartering agency for the Virtual Learning Academy and the Blue Water Middle College Academy. The Port Huron Area School District charters
the St. Clair County Intervention Academy.  The Blue Water Middle College Academy is available to a number of students in St. Clair County, allowing students to attend college free of charge, while still attending high school.  Upon graduation (with one extra year of high school) – a two-year degree from St. Clair County Community College may be earned at no charge to the student.

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SC4 Potters Market Seeks Artists

Local artists are encouraged to apply for acceptance to St. Clair County Community College’s 12th annual Potters Market in November on the college’s Port Huron campus.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 15.  The market features hand and pottery wheel pieces created by students, faculty and guest potters. Proceeds from ceramic sales will benefit the artists and…

SC4 Potters Market Seeks Artists

potters marketLocal artists are encouraged to apply for acceptance to St. Clair County Community College’s 12th annual Potters Market in November on the college’s Port Huron campus.  Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Oct. 15.  The market features hand and pottery wheel pieces created by students, faculty and guest potters. Proceeds from ceramic sales will benefit the artists and the college, with 15% of net proceeds going to support the arts at SC4.  The Potters Market will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, and noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14;Saturday, Nov. 15; and Sunday, Nov. 16, in SC4’s Citizens First Michigan Technical Education Center.  SC4’s Humanities-Arts Division sponsors the event, which encourages students to understand the process of producing work and then developing an outlet for that work.  Potters are encouraged to apply by email. Please submit five photos of your work to cskalnek@sc4.edu, along with the estimated number of pieces available for the sale, name and contact information.

 

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Sarnia Lambton Chamber Of Commerce Golf Outing

Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual member guest golf day with lunch and registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. August 21 at Huron Oaks Golf Club.  Cost is $145 plus HST per person – shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner will follow.  The event includes 18 holes of golf with a cart…

Sarnia Lambton Chamber Of Commerce Golf Outing

unnamed (1)Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual member guest golf day with lunch and registration beginning at 11:30 a.m. August 21 at Huron Oaks Golf Club.  Cost is $145 plus HST per person – shotgun start at 1 p.m. and dinner will follow.  The event includes 18 holes of golf with a cart lunch, dinner and 1 sleeve of golf balls, prizes and fun.  To reserve your spot, please call 519-336-2400.  Also during the event Huron Oaks is offering a 20% discount to all Chamber Golfers at the pro shop, this will exclude golf balls and clubs.

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