The My Michigan matters podcast has an ultra local focus of what’s happening in our Mid Michigan community; from local happenings, charity events, to how you can give back to our community. If it matters in Mid Michigan we want to talk about it on the My Michigan Matters podcast
MID MICHIGAN MATTERS ISABELLA COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE- DANNY MCQUATERS JR
Spach catches up with Danny McQuarters Jr to talk all things Isabella County Human Right Committee. What they do, how to get involved, etc. The Isabella County Human Right Committee is here to be your ally in the community for any issues that you may be struggling with. They have a big event Let Freedom Reign coming up on September 17th starting at 5PM at City Hall with a Freedom March with fun educational activities to follow. The Isabella County Human Right Committee meets the first Monday of every month at Mt Pleasant City Hall and the meetings are open for you to get involved and educate yourself!
MID MICHIGAN MATTERS 10-16 RECOVERY JESSICA MILLER
Spach had the good fortune of chatting with Jessica Miler form 10/16 Recovery Network to talk about all the good they are doing in our local communities. This Non-Profit organization provides Mid Michigan residents with a wide range of recovery services. They also have a FREE 5-k on August 20th at Island Park! If you or someone you know is struggling with substance abuse 10/16 Recovery Network is here to guide you in your recovery. No matter who you are, or where you are in your recovery 10/16 and Jessica are here to help!
ART REACH OF MID MICHIGAN ART WALK CENTRAL PODCAST
Amy Powell and Danny McQuarters Jr. from Art Reach talk to us about this years Art Walk Central starting August 9th in Mt Pleasant. They discuss the different age groups along with their prizes and announced that Art Battle will be back on August 20th! Danny and Amy also school Chris on the importance and meaning art can have in our lives. This August is packed with classes and events to celebrate Art Walk Central for a full schedule events head to https://www.artreachcenter.org/ #Suppourt Local Artists!
MID MICHIGAN MATTERS UNITED WAY- STUFF THE BUS
In this episode of Mid Michigan Matters Chris catches up with Annie and Tina from the United Way to talk Stuff The Bus! Stuff the Bus is their annual campaign where they raise money to benefit elementary teachers in Gratiot and Isabella Counties! There are over 480 classrooms to raise money for to get involved text BUS2022 to 9-1-9-9-9. Annie and Tina tell Chris how the ICCU has stepped up this year to allow teachers to receive gift cards so that they can take the United Way's dollars further in help students. They also chat about Golf United that directly benefits the Stuff The Bus Campaign!
MID MICHIGAN MATTERS ISBELLA COUNTY FAIR 2022 DEB ACKER, STEVE RECKER, ROD DENT
Chris is back at the Isabella County Fairgrounds talking about more history of the grounds and past events with Rod Dent and Steve Recker.
Also, Chris and Deb Acker take a deep dive into this years schedule of events!
Want to know what's happening at the fair, and what these three fair legends love about our fair, it's all on this Mid Michigan Matters Podcast!
ISABELLA COUNTY 4H FAIR HISTORY PODCAST
Gladys Strong and Rod Dent chat about the great history of the Isabella County 4H Youth and Farm Fair. They tell Chris about the days at Island Park, yes the county fair was at Island Park once upon a time. Glady and Rod also talk about the hard work put in by 4H'rs to make the Isabella County Fairgrounds what they are today, along with some of their favorite memories in their over 100 combined years helping at the Isabella County Fair!