The Clare County Arts Council (CCAC) is excited to present local photographer, Tom Cradit as the Artist of the Month for May. Tom will be showing his photographs in Clare Hardware in downtown Clare, Michigan. Tom took up photography as a young adult having always had a love for the visual arts. He spent many years with “film” cameras and in darkrooms developing and printing photos. Black and whites, color prints and color slides gave him the chance to express what his mind and eyes saw through a camera lens. Tom has spent [...]
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By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent Four hundred and sixty-five Clare High School students went into the community to take part in the fifth annual Clare Pride Day last Tuesday. From 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. students worked to clean up at 60 locations around the community. Organizers for the annual event are teachers Jann Cleary and Sue Shively. “We do this because the community of Clare is such a big supporter of Clare Public Schools. It is our way to say ‘thank you’ to all of them,” Mrs. Cleary said. The event is always held as close as possible to [...]
Children throughout the region are taking time for exercise with a new program sponsored by MidMichigan Health in collaboration with the Great Lakes Loons and schools in Clare , Gladwin , Gratiot and Midland Counties. The Fitness Watch Project enables fourth and fifth graders to work toward the standard set by the U.S. Surgeon General for children to engage in moderate physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day on five or more days. “The goal of the program is to increase the total number of days and minutes of moderate intensity exercise of children through a system that [...]
Abbie Bates, a sophomore equine business management major, has been awarded The University of Findlay’s Margaret and Paul Palmer Family Scholarship for the 2012-13 academic year. Bates, a2011 graduate of Clare High School, is the daughter of Mari and Joe Bates,7530 S. Rodgers Ave., Clare, Mich., 48617. The University of Findlay is a comprehensive university with a hands-on approach to learning located in Findlay, Ohio, approximately 45 miles south of Toledo.
By Pat Maurer Review Correspondent The ninth annual Paula Pirnstill Memorial Health and Safety Fair is coming back to Farwell next weekend. This year’s even will be held Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Farwell Schools campus, founder Tom Pernstill said. The event was started in 2004 by Tom and his wife Paula, who was battling ovarian cancer at the time. She attended the first Health and Safety Fair but was too ill to attend the second, he said. She died July 5, 2006. “Before we started it, I was doing seminars for the chamber,” [...]