Ogemaw County News and Announcements

  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Food Banks Help Ease Hunger

    March is National Nutrition Month, which is an effort sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics "designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits."Eating "right" and getting regul...

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  • Earth Talk: Global Climate Agreement in the Works

    Dear EarthTalk: What are the prospects for reaching an international agreement to rein in carbon emissions significantly at the upcoming Paris climate talks at the end of the 2015? -- J.C. All eyes will be on Paris this coming December when climate delegates from a...

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  • Rooftops Newsletter: Against Aging in Place

    "Aging-in-place may not be all it’s cracked up to be. That’s the view of a University of Florida professor of gerontology, who argues that the popular notion that older people are better off remaining in their homes may be simplistic — a view summed up by t...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: When Neighbors Drive, Seniors Thrive

    The Neighbor Ride Program and similar services like Neighborride are nonprofit organizations that coordinate volunteers to drive seniors as well as disabled individuals to their destinations. The rides are typically to medical and other important appointments and each servi...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Hope on the Slopes is a Fundraiser for Cancer Research

    Hope on the Slopes is one of the many events that help to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Similar to Relays for Life, the skiing and snowboarding event brings together families and friends to compete as teams to see who can raise the most while enjoying a day of...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Mentors Are Local Heroes and Friends

    The Community Friends Mentoring Program is an organization that matches children with adults for mentoring. Mentoring may be the formal term, but friendship and fun are two of the words you see more often. Energy and activity are other words, because the days when the pairs ...

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  • Rooftops Newsletter: Hunger and Food Waste

    Nearly 40 percent of the food produced in the US ends up in landfills. With millions of seniors going each day without enough to eat, food waste is unacceptable and shameful. This infographic shows where that food waste comes from and how you can reduce waste in your home. ...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Firefighters Race To Raise Money For The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    These firefighers are in good shape. Very good shape. They proved it recently by snagging some of the top spots in the annual Scott Firefighter Stair Climb challenge, which is a fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Missoula City Firefighter, Andy Drobeck, won...

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  • AmericanTown's Heroes: Coast Guard Saves Dog From Icy Waters

    The Coast Guard meeting was quickly adjourned when they spied a dog fall into the icy waters. It is the type of mission the Coast Guard is prepared for (and trains for). It took three men, working in coordination to get out onto the ice, into the water and back to the shore ...

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  • Rooftops Newsletter: Hunger & Waste - Two Problems, One Solution

    Nearly 40% of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in landfills. At the same time, nearly one in six seniors goes without the food they need to lead a healthy life. We can solve this, and we can do it while saving money for Senior Nutrition Programs. With What A Waste, Se...

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