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PAGE 4                                                         ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS OF MICHIGAN                                          February 7, 2019

                                     CANTON - PLYMOUTH

        Helping out

        Club collects items for clothing bank

                          Julie Brown                             ”
                          Staff Writer                     Community service

           The     Plymouth-Canton                    is important to the members.
        Community Schools Clothing                         We're cognizant we
        Bank, housed at Salem High
        School, is a help to many mem-                    live in the community,
        bers of the community.
           “They serve hundreds and
        hundreds of families a year,”
        noted Plymouth Democratic      those served by First Step. First  The Plymouth library lobby
        Club member Mary Bartek. Her   Step helps victims of domestic  facing Union Street has a box for
        club project for Martin Luther  violence and sexual assault.  the new socks and underwear as
        King Jr. Day was a collection of  Bartek said new socks and   well as shirts, warm gloves and
        clothing, continuing through the  underwear are the biggest need.  mittens.
        end of January at the Plymouth  “It has to be clothing you would  Bartek said gently used cloth-
        District Library, 223 S. Main.  have your child wear to school,”  ing is also welcome provided it's
           “This is one of the community  she said.                   wearable and in good shape.
        service projects” of the club,   “Community service is impor-  Last year, the club collected 475
        said member Brad Flynn.        tant to the members. We're cog-  pairs of new socks and 550 new
        “People wanted to do something  nizant we live in the communi-  undergarments, and lots of
        for Martin Luther King Day.”   ty,” added Flynn.              warm hats.
           The clothing collection has   Some Plymouth Democratic       The 200 members of the
        been going on for some six     Club members don't like to do  Plymouth Democratic Club
        years, noted Bartek, adding the  political canvassing, “But help-  meet at the Plymouth District  Brad Flynn and Mary Bartek are among Plymouth Democratic Club
        clothes collected help students  ing their community is a valu-  Library, usually the second  members working on the clothing drive to help the Plymouth-Canton
        and their families as well as  able thing to them,” he said.  Tuesday of each month.         Community Schools Clothing Bank.
        New management at Hilltop course OK'd

           Members of the Plymouth     new contract is expected to    should eventually turn the    more effectively. We're not going  Clinton said. “I am confident
        Township Board of Trustees are  become official at the end of  course into a money-maker after  to make millions off this con-  from what we've heard from
        hoping to score a little more  February, according to township  several years of losing money.  tract, but the course should stop  ADM that it will be more aggres-
        “green” with a new management  officials.                       “Granted, we probably won't  being a money-loser, which is  sive in increasing revenue and
        firm at Hilltop Golf Course.     Township Supervisor Kurt     make money the first year and  our goal.”                    decreasing costs. It's a positive
           The township-owned course   Heise said he favored the new  probably not the second year of  Township Treasurer Mark     move all the way around.”
        will now be managed by ADM     agreement.                     the contract, but according to  Clinton was also favorably     ADM and Billy Casper were
        Ventures, Inc which will replace  “This contract is very favor-  projections, the course will stop  impressed with the ADM plan.  the only two bidders for the con-
        Billy Casper Golf Management,  able to the township,” Heise   losing money once ADM is         “In my opinion, ADM's model  tract.  ADM also operates
        the firm that has operated the  said. “The contract provides a  allowed to make improvements  is superior to what we had in  Cattails Golf Course in South
        course for several years. The  profit-sharing concept that    to the course and to market it  place with Billy Casper Golf,”  Lyon.
        School district Wind Ensemble is honored by educators

           The Wind Ensemble of the    all school grade levels including  “Our Wind Ensemble had an  forget.”                      and led the ensemble to make
        Plymouth-Canton Educational    colleges.                      amazing year in 2018, and the    Thomann gave special recog-  music a priority, and went above
        Park was one of the featured     G. Jonathan Thomann, direc-  honor of being selected for the  nition to the graduating seniors  and beyond to help our band
        performers recently at the pres-  tor of bands at the Plymouth-  Michigan Music Conference was  who were members of the Wind  have an extremely successful
        tigious conference of music edu-  Canton Educational Park, was  icing on the cake for all of their  Ensemble last year.    school year last year. I hope that
        cators in Michigan.            notified of the honor by email  accomplishments,”      said     “All of our band members,   they are proud of their pursuit of
           The    Michigan     Music   from the president of the      Thomann. “This invitation to  particularly our seniors, played a  musical excellence and that they
        Conference (MMC) is attended   Michigan School Band and       perform at MMC in front of a  critical role in helping our band  know that their legacy will be
        annually by more than 9,000    Orchestra Association (MSBOA)  large audience of some of the  in attaining this honorable invi-  remembered for years to come.”
        music educators each year. The  last May. The Wind Ensemble is  most talented music educators  tation,” Thomann said. “All of  The Wind Ensemble will per-
        attendees include teachers of  the top band ensemble in the   and students in the state will be  our graduating seniors came to  form a special send-off perform-
        both professional musicians and  Plymouth-Canton school district.  an experience they will never  rehearsal each day prepared  ance at the Village Theater.
        Jabara                         things that keep you young. But  Republican Club Donates to First Step
                                       keeping busy is I think a plus.”
                                         He's currently active on the   Members of the Western
        FROM PAGE 1                    Greater    Plymouth-Canton     Wayne County Republican Club
                                       Service Project to benefit Kids  presented a 'truckful' of dona-
        lies but raised as twins in many  Coalition Against Hunger and  tions to First Step recently.
        ways, he said.                 local food pantries, and with    Republican Club members
           Jabara's North Dakota grand-  other projects.              collected enough donations to
        son is a policeman in a small    “We have a lot of good things  fill the cargo area of an SUV
        town outside Minot, while his  that happen in this town,” said  which were all donated to First
        Las Vegas granddaughter sells  Jabara. He lists Kellogg Park,  Step, a non-profit agency that
        real estate. His third grand-  the Plymouth District Library,  provides services for victims of
        daughter calls Florida home    the Penn Theatre, and the      domestic and sexual violence.
        and will soon have a visit from  Plymouth Historical Museum.    Donations were raised at the
        him.                             “We have a lot of activity. And  club Pizza and Politics event  State Rep. Laura Cox; State  keynote speaker at the event.
           Jabara said of his long life,  it's good,” said Jabara, adding  which took place at Rose's  Sen. Patrick Colbeck; Wayne   The Western Wayne County
        “The main thing is having good  the Art in the Park, Plymouth  Restaurant    in    Canton   County Commissioner Terry      Republican Club promotes
        genes. There's no secret. I try to  Fall Festival and Plymouth Ice  Township. The evening was  Marecki and recently re-elected  political awareness, encourages
        take care of myself.”          Festival “that make this a great  planned to collect the donations  State Rep. Jeff Noble.  participation in political affairs,
           His sibling, Kal is now 92 and  community.”                and to celebrate the contribu-   Cox, who is also the chair of  works for responsible and limit-
        an older sister is almost 94.    He adds, “My philosophy is   tions of elected officials who  the House Appropriations     ed government and supports
        Jabara's mom lived to age 90.  take some, put some back. Too  served during the past years  Committee, and now the lead-   Republican candidates, a
           “Just longevity,” he said. “I'm  many takers and not enough  including former Wayne County  ing candidate for Michigan  spokesman explained.
        sure there's probably other    givers.”                       Commissioner Joe Barone;      Republican Party chair, was the  Meetings take place monthly.


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