Westwoods Elementary School has received a grant to purchase desk pedals from Fox Grand Traverse as a new way for students to exercise and expel energy during the day. Teacher Jessica Bocian and Principal Jessie Houghton worked with City Bike Shop to get the bikes at cost and also provided free delivery and set up of the equipment. The bikes are being used in 5th grade classrooms.
“Research shows that increasing physical activity can help…
An estimated 7,600 children in northwest Michigan woke up with big smiles on Christmas as a result of a successful Toys for Tots campaign.
Organizers of the Northwest Michigan Toys For Tots toy drive say they collected over 23,000 toys that were distributed through 12 different human service agencies.
Toys were collected at over 100 drop off locations. The largest collection site was Fox Motors, where 60% of the toys were collected this…