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The top ten things you should know about alcohol for July 4

The top ten things you should know about alcohol for July 4

10. Independence Day is the single deadliest day for traffic fatalities across the county. 9. Hospital emergency department visits involving underage drinking nearly double during the Fourth of July holiday.…

What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

In the south or anywhere, this next set of recipes are a great idea for a luncheon in the summer as most everything is available.  To start with is a great…

Clare County Receives MIPHY Results

Clare County Receives MIPHY Results

There are many reasons that drug and alcohol abuse occur. In last week’s article, protective and risk factors for substance abuse were explained. But how do we know what substances…

Parents who host, lose the most

Parents who host, lose the most

By Goldie Wood, Prevention & Outreach Manager, Ten 16 Recovery Network The Importance of Developing Protective Factors in the Lives of Children Many parent’s in todays society worry about the…

Local Community Take Back Day

June is National Safety Awareness Month, what better time to hold a prescription drug Take Back Day? Lake George, in collaboration with the Clare County Communities That Cares Coalition and…

Why Don’t I Get Better?

Why Don’t  I Get Better?

Many golfers improve quickly and then plateau. Improvement after this point comes slow if at all. Here are some ideas to continue improving for those finding this plateau in their…

Parents: Help your teens party right at graduation

Parents: Help your teens party right at graduation

Graduation is a time to celebrate. But before your graduates party, take the time to talk with them about alcohol—it just may save a life. It’s About Your Teen… A…

Drug poisoning deaths in Michigan up four-fold

Drug poisoning deaths in Michigan up four-fold

Michigan has experienced a four-fold increase in fatal drug poisoning with a rate of 17.8 deaths per 100,000 residents in 2014. *The number of drug poisoning deaths has leveled in…

The 2015 Michigan Residential Building Code — Energy Efficiency

The 2015 Michigan Residential Building Code — Energy Efficiency

The 2015 Michigan Residential Code contains 44 Chapters, is inclusive of the International Code Council Standards, it was adopted for use beginning in 2016 by the Michigan Bureau of Construction…

Why can’t I get out of the sand?

Why can’t I get out of the sand?

There are two main reasons golfers have trouble getting out of greenside bunkers. One is improper equipment and the other improper technique. Getting out can be no day at the…

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