August 2014

 

Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic
Kalamazoo County Dental Clinic
Duration – 8:57

It’s been said that your oral health is a window to your overall health. Research has shown that good oral health may prevent some diseases, while others can be caught early when a dentist observes symptoms in the mouth. But where can you go to see a dentist when you don’t have dental insurance? Kalamazoo County residents can get care through the County Dental Clinic in Kalamazoo.


Kalamazoo Township Parks
Kalamazoo Township Parks
Duration – 5:14

The neighborhoods of Kalamazoo Township include eight parks for residents to enjoy. A recent open house showcased the parks, along with progress on a five-year master plan.


Stormwater Simulation
Stormwater Simulation
Duration – 7:20

Have you ever gone for a drive in the country, only to have a major thunderstorm hit and flood the roads before you get home? We all know certain locations in our towns that seem extra prone to flooding. A new kit developed by a former flood forecaster for the National Weather Service demonstrates the effects that different building practices can have on floods. And a new Water Wizards program will help local kids get involved in working with the kit!


Portage Friends of the Parks
Portage Friends of the Parks
Duration – 3:28

There’s a new group in town to support activities at Portage’s parks! The Celery Flats Music Fest helped launch Portage’s Friends of the Parks organization in July.


Westwood Ice Cream Social
Westwood Ice Cream Social
Duration – 1:22

Here are some sights and sounds of the 73rd annual Westwood Ice Cream Social, put on by the Westwood Firefighters Association in Kalamazoo Township.