26

Jun

Collaboration brings Saginaw artist home from UK

Currently residing in the United Kingdom, artist Edwina Jaques returned home to Saginaw in October 2013. For the first time ever, the Castle Museum of Saginaw County History and the Saginaw Art Museum collaborated to host an exhibit of Jaques’ art at both locations. “Great Lakes Bay Women” featured 90 works comprised of paintings and

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26

Jun

Double Up on fruits and vegetables

Ann Arbor-based Fair Food Network has devised a way to get nutritious, farm-fresh products on the tables of area low-income families through its Double Up Food Bucks program. Thanks to a grant from Saginaw Community Foundation, the program, available at the Downtown Saginaw Farmers Market since 2011, was able to continue during 2013.   Under

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26

Jun

Scholarly Impact

              At age six, Erika Trigg loved animals. When she grew up, she wanted to be a veterinarian. By age 10 or so, surrounded by a microscope, specimen slides and gurgling test tubes hung over a Bunsen Burner at the kitchen table, she was certain she’d be a scientist.

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25

Jun

A Vision to Steer the Future

                Laurent Bresson stood before more than 400 people at a Saginaw Future event in February 2013 to announce exciting news. News that Nexteer Automotive would allocate $10,000 to create a fund to benefit programs and initiatives throughout Saginaw County. But what happened next surprised everyone.   “Shortly

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23

Jun

Our Youth, Our Future

Sophia wakes up every school day and gets to work. She makes sure the three kids in her family wake up, get dressed in proper clothes, eat breakfast, put on their jackets and shoes and make it to the bus stop on time. Sophia bears the weight of keeping the household running. Sounds like a

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