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Perry/Morrice Adult Education – Summer School
Summer School Credit Recovery offering Web-based learning and/or independ- ent study in a classroom setting is currently being offered at the Perry/Morrice Adult Education Summer School Session II and III.
If you need to earn extra credit or make up credit that was lost during the regu- lar school year, come and see the new way to learn with Apex web-based learning or by the independent study in a classroom setting for your academic needs. The program accepts all students from all school districts. If you need to make up credits come and see what we are all about. Earn that credit in the summer so you don’t have to worry about it next school year.
Classes offered include Fundamental and Core Classes: English, Science, Math, Social Studies with each class gaining 1/2 credit. (*Individualized remedial classes available for independent study.) Interested persons may call to sign up or go to website goperry.org
brochure. Classes will run July 12 through 29, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. August 2 through 19, Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The classes are sponsored by the Perry/Morrice Adult Education Program at 2665 Britton Road in Perry. Persons may contact Program Administrator Pat Rothney at (517) 625-6116 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Courtesy Photo) BIBLE QUIZ COMPETITION
On June 5th, seven Perry children competed at a Regional Bible Quiz meet at Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Illinois. More than 300 children compet- ed in the older and younger divisions. They studied Joshua, Judges and Ruth dur- ing the school year and competed in four district quiz meets before being chosen to be on the all-star team at Olivet. The quiz meet consisted of three rounds of 15-20 questions each.
In the younger division, Madison Stevens (2nd from left) Mallorie Pollok (fourth from left) and MacKenzie Thronson (on end) took the first place team trophy. Mallorie and Mackenzie also walked away with a top ten individual trophy, tying for second place with only one missed question.
In the older division, Jake and Josh Bumgardner both walked away with a top ten individual trophy as well, with Josh getting three perfect rounds, and Jake only missing one question. Lauren Thronson and Ethan Smith (not pictured, but all attend Perry Nazarene) also participated in the competition.
Friends of Laingsburg Library to Meet
The Friends of the Laingsburg Library will meet at the library at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 7. Items to be discussed include fundraising plans for the annual Laingsburg Pancake Breakfast and long term goals for the group.
Anyone with an interest in improving the Laingsburg Public Library and its pro- grams is invited to attend.
Chamber Sponsors Annual Golf Scramble
Glenbriar Golf Course in Perry will again host this year’s 15th Annual Scholarship Golf Scramble for the Perry/Morrice Chamber of Commerce and Michigan Laborers’ Training and Apprenticeship Institute on Friday, July 30. Registration is encouraged by June 30 as well as fees. Entry fees are $340 per 4 person team, $85 for a single golfer and a dinner guest only will be $25. Fees include 18 hole of golf with cart, beverages on the course and a steak dinner after the golf scramble.
Prizes will be awarded to the longest drive and the closest to the pin (for both ladies and gentlemen), door prizes, premium prizes and a 50/50 raffle. For more information, interested persons may Kim Dennison or Lynn Coleman at (517) 625-4919 or e-mail either person at email@example.com
Glenbriar Golf Course is located at 4178 East Locke Road in Perry.
PERRY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SCHOOL BOARD VACANCY
Perry Public Schools must appoint a school board member to the vacancy on their Board of Education created by the resignation of a Board member. Qualified elec- tors in the Perry Public School District may submit a letter of interest, accompa- nied by a resume of qualifications specifying details concerning community service activities and other experiences. The letter and resume should be forwarded to: Board of Education, Perry Public Schools, 2665 W. Britton Rd., Box 900, Perry, MI 48872. The envelope should be clearly marked “Perry Public Schools Board of Education Vacancy.” All letters of interest must be received no later than 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, 2010. Those candidates making application shall be interviewed by the Board in public session. The Perry Board of Education will consider an appointment at a special meeting to be held July 7, 2010.
TRASH PICK-UP REMAINS SAME Residents of the city of Perry are notified that trash will be picked-up at the reg-
ular time Monday, July 5. Trash should be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. The holiday day-after pick-up rule does not include the upcoming July Fourth holiday.
Seeking All 4-H and FFA Clubs
We would like to include as many 4-H and FFA clubs in our upcoming Shiawassee County Fair Tab. We are interested in getting a current photo of your club as well as information concerning your entries for this year’s 2010 Shiawassee County Fair.
Please send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org
or to our Independent Office at 1907 W. M-21 to the attention of Staff Writer Elizabeth Wehman.
To have your club highlighted in the tab, your photo or information needs to be received by Tuesday, July 6.
CLINTON COUNTY FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION
The Clinton County Open Food Distribution Project distributes food to Clinton County families in need on the second Thursday of each month at the Bath Community Center, 5959 Park Lake Road in Bath. The next distribution date is Thursday, July 8.
Registration for distribution takes place from 8:30 to 9 a.m. at the site. Distribution begins around 10 a.m. and continues for approximately one hour. Participants are asked to bring their own boxes, bags, containers, wheeled carts or wagons.
Those who can benefit from this service include senior citizens on fixed incomes, families and individuals with limited incomes or working minimum wage jobs as well as individuals who must choose between purchasing groceries or fulfilling medical needs. Each family receives $50 to $65 worth of food. Call Clinton Transit at (989) 224-8127 or 1-800-800-5938 for transportation assistance. Requests for transport must be made by 2 p.m. the day before an event. The distribution serves as many as 150 families each month, so financial contri- butions to benefit the project are welcome.
For more information about sponsorship, donations and volunteer opportunities or future distribution dates, persons may call the Sparrow Clinton Hospital Foundation at (989) 227-3333.
United Church of Ovid Lugnuts Excursion
The United Church of Ovid is excited to announce their annual excursion to a Lansing Lugnut game on Friday, July 30, at 7:05 p.m. at the Cooley Law School Stadium. Tickets are $10. Everyone from the community is invited. Persons should call (989) 834-5958 for reservations as soon as possible. Transportation can be arranged. New this year, anyone serving as a first responder (police, fire, ems, etc.) is wel- come to go free with their families as a thank you for their service that often goes unnoticed. However, you need to reserve your tickets this week.
LAINGSBURG CITY COUNCIL meets at 8 p.m. the first Monday of the month at City Hall on Woodhull Street.
LAINGSBURG BUSINESS ASSOCIATION meets from
8 a.m. to 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Laingsburg United Methodist Church fellowship hall on Crum Street. Parking behind the church.
STUDENTS WANTED – Basic Truck driving course com- pleted in only four weeks.
DOT/Physical/Screen/TIP/ third party testing all included. Job placement assistance avail- able for all students. Small class- es for more one-on-one train- ing. Financing available. For more information persons may call Erin at (517) 694-2593.
Laingsburg Independent Available 24/7 owossoindependent.com
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