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Nexteer Skilled Trade Scholarship

02

Aug

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The Nexteer Skilled Trades Scholarship Fund mission is to assist graduating high school seniors and non-traditional students enter the Skilled Trades curriculum at Delta College. Interested applicants should plan on pursuing a Skilled Trades – Electrician or Skilled Trades – Machine Repair education at Delta College, where classes are aligned with Nexteer Automotive Apprentice curriculum.

James P. Konieczka Memorial Scholarship

02

Aug

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The James P. Konieczka Memorial Scholarship was established by his three children, Bryan, Amy, and Katie, to honor their father’s wishes after his passing in 2016 following a courageous year-long battle with cancer.   James, or Jim as he was referred to by his family and friends, was a lifelong resident of Saginaw. He attended

Frank and Jean Harris Scholarship

02

Aug

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  The Frank and Jean Harris Scholarship fund was created to honor this special couple in 2016, the year in which they celebrated 65 years of marriage. With Frank’s passing in July 2016, it is the vehicle by which the family seeks to keep their connection and their legacy alive into the future.   Frank

Bobbi J. Galarno Memorial Scholarship

02

Aug

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This scholarship has been established in memory of Bobbi J. Galarno, a native of Cass City who came to the Saginaw area as a student. She attended Saginaw Valley State University, earning both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. Mrs. Galarno was a 25-year teacher in the Saginaw Public School System. She taught mathematics and physical

Freeland SportsZone Trades Scholarship

02

Aug

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The Freeland Community Sports Association (FCSA) was formed in 2006 as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The Freeland SportsZone was constructed in 2009 and has developed into a premiere health and fitness facility. We provide recreational opportunities for all ages as well as a large collection of programs to members and non-members alike. Operating as

Saginaw Community Foundation grants $201,173.50 in latest grant cycle

19

Jul

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    Between Mar. 11 – June 10, 2016, Saginaw Community Foundation (SCF) granted $201,173.50 supporting 95 programs and projects via its designated, donor advised and competitive grant processes.   “Every person who has supported the foundation – whether through donations, volunteering or advocacy – has helped us give much needed support to area programs.

Investment Performance Update // June 27, 2016

27

Jun

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Canine Connections

24

Jun

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Saginaw Police K9 Units provide vital public safety functions Back in 2010, illegal drug use began to skyrocket in the community of Standish, especially in the high school. With an immediate need to eradicate this growing problem, Arenac County resident Jody Wilk began to take steps to reinstate a K9 unit for the Sherriff’s Department.

Child on Top of a Greenhouse

24

Jun

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Unique experience improving literacy skills in children Thousands of people pass by a neat, well-kept two-story white house with dark gray trim every day located at 1805 Gratiot Ave. in Saginaw without even a thought of its significance. Yet contained within its walls and spilling onto the grounds surrounding it, something remarkable is happening.   

Saginaw Community Writing Center

24

Jun

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SVSU creates first community writing center in Michigan at local library According to a recent National Center for Education Statistics report, 10% of the population of Saginaw County lacks basic literacy skills, one of the highest rates in Michigan. Literacy skills are critical to helping find employment, where in Saginaw County the unemployment rate stood

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