Farwell’s 8th grade students went on a tall ship the Appledore on May 14, 15, and 16. They learned some amazing things about the Saginaw Bay watershed, like turbidity, pollution, and even some organism who dwell in the murky water. The students also learned some maritime procedures, like knot tying, boating terms, and even got to raise and lower the sails.
By Genine Hopkins As Review readers may recall, our own Pat Maurer covered a community garden that has “sprouted” up in Farwell, as a component of the Read and Feed program through the Surrey Township Library. What is amazing is that these gardens are popping up everywhere, throughout the county; the latest will be on the Harrison campus of Mid Michigan Community College. On Sunday, May 26, 2013, area businessman Cody Beemer – along with his 3 year old daughter Caralie – donated a load of topsoil to the garden at MMCC. “I feel this is a really great idea [...]
By Genine Hopkins MidMichigan Health Center in Clare and many of its healthcare providers are expanding coverage to un- and underinsured citizens through a sliding scale fee program and is looking for citizens to connect with providers. The program – Access Point – offers a brief application process for clients who might not otherwise be able to afford full costs of healthcare visits and then a healthcare home convenient for the client is located. The program, which has just begun this year, seeks potential clients to enroll. “This program will help potential clients by allowing them the opportunity for reduced [...]
Clare Kiwanis Club holds annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Program. On Wednesday, May 22, Clare Kiwanis held their annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Program at the Doherty Hotel in Clare. The winners and their parents enjoyed dinner with Kiwanis members. There was one male and one female winner of a $500 scholarship form Harrison, Clare, and Farwell. The winners were Jenna Hamming and Keegan Rhody from Farwell, Brooke Colville and Jake Walraven from Harrison, and Ashley Petree and Jordan Hales from Clare.
Talk about waiting for the right time to play your best soccer. After Wednesday night’s 4-0 win over district host Standish-Sterling, the Clare varsity girls’ soccer team has punched their ticket to the district finals tonight (Friday) against Garber. Goal scorers were not provided at press time. The Lady Pioneers opened up district play on Tuesday, topping Gladwin 1-0. The two squads played 65 minutes of scoreless soccer until Kaitlyn Corell scored on a free kick with 15 minutes left to play. Clare goalkeeper Corrine Wezensky made 11 saves in goal.