Port Huron City Council To Get A Look At Upcoming Budget

James Freed

James Freed

The city of Port Huron proposed budget will be presented this evening to council members, and according to City Manager James Freed.  The budget will see a $1 million cut back that will includes incentives for early retirement of current employees a merge of some of the divisions in city departments; payments into the almost $500,000 of unfunded liabilities  which include pension and retiree health care costs.  Freed says the city will be working to speed up employee attrition by offering buyout incentives for employees will to take an early out.   A public hearing will be held on May 11, during its regular meeting with a budget work session set for May 13.  The budget is expected to be brought up for adoption at the May 26 council meeting.  Tonight’s meeting begins at 7 p.m. inside council chambers of the Municipal Office Center at 100 McMorran Blvd. in Port Huron

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Relax – Alternatives To Anger

Work, family commitments, or a hectic daily schedule can overwhelm any adult.  Many people are looking for a quick fix to find a way to balance work, schedules and family.  Michigan State University Extension is offering a class series that can help residents find the missing balance and learn life skills that can help lower…

Relax – Alternatives To Anger

msueWork, family commitments, or a hectic daily schedule can overwhelm any adult.  Many people are looking for a quick fix to find a way to balance work, schedules and family.  Michigan State University Extension is offering a class series that can help residents find the missing balance and learn life skills that can help lower stress levels. The class, offered by the MSU Extension Health and Nutrition Institute is for any adult who would like to learn stress and/or anger management techniques.  Alternatives to Anger, RELAX, is a four-class (Tuesday evening) The class can assist all who want to better manage stress and anger at home and in the workplace.  Alternatives to Anger, RELAX will be offered in an evening class series in Port Huron on Tuesdays beginning on May 19, 2015.  The class series fee is $20 per person ($5 per week) and includes all materials.  Classes are held from 5:30 to 7:00 pm.  Register is REQUIRED by calling the St. Clair MSU Extension office at 810-989-6935, or email to innis@anr.msu.edu.

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Blessinger Awards Recognize SC4 Teaching Excellence

Two St. Clair County Community College faculty members were honored during the Student Recognition Ceremony Wednesday, April 22, with the Del James Blessinger Award for Teaching Excellence.  Winner of the Blessinger full-time faculty award was Robert Richardson of Fort Gratiot, computer information systems professor. Winning the adjunct faculty award was Suzanne Langlois of China Township,…

Blessinger Awards Recognize SC4 Teaching Excellence

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Rob Richardson

Suzanne Langlois

Suzanne Langlois

Two St. Clair County Community College faculty members were honored during the Student Recognition Ceremony Wednesday, April 22, with the Del James Blessinger Award for Teaching Excellence.  Winner of the Blessinger full-time faculty award was Robert Richardson of Fort Gratiot, computer information systems professor. Winning the adjunct faculty award was Suzanne Langlois of China Township, speech adjunct instructor. Stephen Saffee, Blessinger Foundation trustee, awarded the honors during the ceremony.  The award was established by the late Del James Blessinger in appreciation of an award he received while an SC4 student. SC4 students, faculty, staff and administrators can submit award nominations.  This is the Blessinger Foundation’s 27th anniversary. In the past 27 years, the foundation has awarded more than $530,000 to provide financial aid to SC4 students, financial support for the college’s Library and financial recognition of teaching excellence.

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Josh Linkner

Entrepreneur To Speak To Students As Part Of Fundraiser

According to organizers of the Think Big Port Huron event, Josh Linkner will deliver an inspiring and actionable keynotes to drive meaningful outcomes for those attending.  As an innovation keynote speaker, New York Times Bestselling author, successful four-time entrepreneur, venture capitalist, national columnist and well-respected jazz musician, Josh works to help people and organizations thrive. Linkner…

Entrepreneur To Speak To Students As Part Of Fundraiser

Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner

According to organizers of the Think Big Port Huron event, Josh Linkner will deliver an inspiring and actionable keynotes to drive meaningful outcomes for those attending.  As an innovation keynote speaker, New York Times Bestselling author, successful four-time entrepreneur, venture capitalist, national columnist and well-respected jazz musician, Josh works to help people and organizations thrive. Linkner will speak at the Port Huron High School Performing Arts Center on May 15th from 9 to 10:30 a.m.   Students and business leaders are encouraged to attend. Student tickets are free and adult tickets will be $15, with proceeds going to SONS Outreach. Sponsorship packages are available.  Tickets can be found at:   www.thinkbigporthuron.eventbrite.com

 

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SC4 Honors 157 Students At Student Recognition Ceremony

St. Clair County Community College honored 157 students during its annual Student Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Port Huron campus. The students were recognized for work they completed and honors they received in several categories during the 2014-15 academic year

SC4 Honors 157 Students At Student Recognition Ceremony

Student Recognition Ceremony (taken 4-22-15)St. Clair County Community College honored 157 students during its annual Student Recognition Ceremony on Wednesday, April 22, in the Fine Arts Theatre on the Port Huron campus. The students were recognized for work they completed and honors they received in several categories during the 2014-15 academic year

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