September 2014

 

Bow in the Clouds Beginnings
Bow in the Clouds Beginnings
Duration – 9:16

Connect visited Bow in the Clouds Nature Preserve! Located in both Kalamazoo Township and the City of Kalamazoo, the preserve now has a brand-new entrance from Nazareth Road. Sister Virginia Jones began work on Bow in the Clouds more than forty years ago when she taught Environmental Science at Nazareth College.


Kalamazoo Township Road Funding
Kalamazoo Township Road Funding
Duration – 9:09

Connect sat down with Kalamazoo Township Supervisor Ron Reid and Trustee Don Martin to talk about plans for funding needed road improvements.


Bicycle Safety Adventure
Bicycle Safety Adventure
Duration – 3:12

Our area features an abundance of good bike trails! The 2014 Bicycle Safety Adventure included a ride on Portage’s Bicentennial Trail with our local public safety officers. But the adventure began with bike inspections and helmet fitting at Celery Flats.


Flesher Field Improvements
Flesher Field Improvements
Duration – 3:49

From vintage baseball to picnics, hot air balloons and hiking, there’s a lot that happens at Oshtemo’s Flesher Field on 9th Street! Recent improvements mean that the area will be even more accessible. Flesher Field’s new look debuted at this year’s Oshtemo Fun Day.