A free showing of the classic family movie “Six Pack” starring Kenny Rogers and Diane Lane, will be shown on Saturday, July 27 inside Salt River Park starting at Dusk. Free popcorn and water will be provided. Attendees should bring chairs and blankets.
The Shepherd Area Historical Society held its annual ice cream social on the lawn between the Powerhouse Museum and the Village park on July 8 at 6 p.m. Afterwards, the […]
Gabrielle Susdorf is in the hospital for injuries sustained after crashing her car during the 4 cylinder stock car competition at the Mount Pleasant Speedway Friday night. Chris Ryan, who […]
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It’s summertime, which means we, as parents and caregivers, need to be extra cautious when traveling with children. Unfortunately, the country has seen 17 deaths due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke […]
Gabrielle Susdorf is in the hospital for injuries sustained after crashing her car during the 4 cylinder stock car competition at the Mount Pleasant Speedway Friday night. Chris Ryan, who attended the race, said that Susdorf’s car flipped approximately six times during the crash. Susdorf is currently being treated at Saginaw Covenant Hospital for injuries.
The Mount Pleasant Speedway posted photos of Susdorf’s car and a message asking its racing family to wish Susdorf a speedy recovery.
“Sending this young lady and her family thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery,” Ryan posted on his Facebook profile. “One thing I always count on is seeing Gabrielle’s smile every Friday at the pit booth.”
Susdorf is among the youngest drivers to compete in the 4 cylinder class for stock cars.
Welcome to The Readout, a quick look at the top stories being featured and shared on the Mid Michigan Journal website and groups. I am Jon Morgan, publisher of the Journal and your host.
In this episode, I am going to cover some of the ways that community members can submit news or event information to the site. Then, I am going to summarize some of the events taking place in the central Michigan area throughout the next few weeks.
It’s summertime, which means we, as parents and caregivers, need to be extra cautious when traveling with children. Unfortunately, the country has seen 17 deaths due to Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke already this year, and that number is bound to climb. Here are some tips to on how to keep your child this summer, as suggested by NoHeatStroke.org:
- Never leave a child unattended in a vehicle. not even for a minute !
- If you see a child unattended in a hot vehicle call 9-1-1.
- Be sure that all occupants leave the vehicle when unloading. don’t overlook sleeping babies.
- Always lock your car and ensure children do not have access to keys or remote entry devices. teach children that vehicles are never to be used as a play area.
- If a child is missing, always check the pool first, and then the car, including the trunk.
- Keep a stuffed animal in the carseat and when the child is put in the seat place the animal in the front with the driver. or place your purse, briefcase or cell phone in the back seat as a reminder that you have your child in the car.
- make “look before you leave” a routine whenever you get out of the car.
- Have a plan that your childcare provider will call you if your child does not show up for school.
The Mid Michigan Journal is collecting information for businesses and organizations from around the central Michigan area. Interested participants can use the form here to submit their information and have it published on the Mid Michigan Journal site for free.
Anybody with questions can contact Jon Morgan, editor/publisher of the Mid Michigan Journal at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (989) 488-8207.
The St. Louis Methodist Church is currently collecting items for distribution out of their county pantry. Donations will be collected every Thursday between 12 – 1:30 p.m. and 5 – 6:30 p.m. every Thursday.
Types of items that are needed:
- Toothbrushes and toothpaste
- Hand soap
- Shampoo and Conditioner
- Dish Soap
- Body Wash
- Bar Soap
- Facial Tissue
- Laundry Soap
- Paper Towel
- Toilet paper
- Cotton Swabs
For more information, call the St. Louis Methodist Church at (989) 681-3320.
Tabernacle Family Ministries in Riverdale will be hosting a Back to School Bash on August 17th starting at 12 p.m. Participants will be able to participate in drawings for prizes, and pick up free school supplies. The event will also feature a slip-and-slide, water balloon war, and free food. Registration will be from 12-2 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m.
Last year, 275 backpacks were given out. Any community members or businesses who are interested in sponsoring the event are encouraged to reach out to Jessica Deidra at email@example.com. The church looking for donations of school supplies to include with the backpacks or monetary donations to go towards the free event.
The Tabernacle Family Ministries is located at 11098 M-46 in Riverdale, Michigan.
For more information, follow the Facebook event here.