The Clare High School Academic display case showcasing senior awards for academic excellence is now completely paid for, said CHS Principal Lee Turner. A recent fundraiser which donated funds for test driving local dealer vehicles raised $2,300. Of that $1,400 will complete the total for the senior honors case and a second display for student academic work to be displayed, which will be installed this year in the commons area. The remaining funds, $900 will be divided between the three booster organizations, Turner said.
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent For many, computers are a great tool that allows you to have a hobby. Like to cook? Get some great recipes off the Food Channel website. But that’s not all you can do with a computer. You can connect through social networking websites like Facebook. It doesn’t cost anything to stay in touch and update friends and family about your life. You can even share photos and movies online. There’s no need to miss a family birthday – you can see a video of your grandkids blowing out the candles or opening your present. If [...]
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you should ignore your health. Dailyhealthcare.net says, “Being a couch potato has its consequences. A person who sits around instead of being active will find that there blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar will increase to dangerous levels while their energy levels decrease. It becomes a vicious cycle. Everybody needs rest but after a good nights sleep your body requires physical stimulation in order to maintain a healthy life.” According to www.seniorslist.com, one of the easiest ways to improve your overall well-being is moderate exercise or a little physical [...]
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Since October 1, 2009, Clare County has been operating its own Senior Services and meal sites, taking over the program from the Clare-Gladwin Council on Aging. The program offers Congregate Meals at four senior dining centers throughout the county, “providing area seniors with fun, food, friendship and an opportunity to remain connected to the greater community.” The budget totals $865,269 annually. Funding sources for the county programs are from grants provided by Region VII Area Agency on Aging and Office of Services to the Aging; millage, donations and program income. The department staff includes: Director [...]