April 2014

 

Sheriff Reserve Officers
Sheriff Reserve Officers
Duration – 6:22

We met some volunteers who are training hard to help keep our community secure. Now in its 50th year, the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office Reserve Division periodically accepts new recruits. Volunteers who applied last fall are in the middle of their sixteen weeks of training. We caught up with them as they learned corrections assistance details and strategies for self defense.


Parchment Stars Dance! 2014
Parchment Stars Dance! 2014
Duration – 9:21

What’s a great way to get in shape and help support the Kindleberger Festival in Parchment? It’s Parchment Stars Dance! This year’s competition brought back All-Star Contestants from previous years. We got a first-hand look at how they prepared to dance for the community.


Friends of the Parks Lunch
Friends of the Parks Lunch
Duration – 2:16

Oshtemo Friends of the Parks recently held a volunteer appreciation luncheon to recognize groups that help bring people to the parks.


Go Green Deconstruction Project
Go Green Deconstruction Project
Duration – 5:41

A partnership involving the Kalamazoo County Treasurer’s Office and the Edison Neighborhood Association is turning blight into hope. Large-scale recycling happens through the Go Green Deconstruction Project.