April 2013 videos

April 2013


Mock Trial TournamentMock Trial Tournament
Duration – 7:44

Local teens can experience being an attorney or a witness in the Mock Trial competitions sponsored by the Michigan Center for Civic Education. Connect attended a school performance by the Kalamazoo Central High School Mock Trial team to see how they argue a case.

Portage Senior CenterPortage Senior Center
Duration – 3:05

Senior Citizens in our area don’t need to be lonely or bored, thanks to many programs geared to their needs. We visited the Portage Senior Center to see their renovations and find out what activities are available there.

Roundabout UpdateRoundabout Update
Duration – 6:49

Connect sits down with local Roundabout experts, Chris Barnes from the City of Portage; and Nick Schirripa from the Michigan Department of Transportation to talk about the roundabout at Milham, Texas Dr & 12th Street, and also about other roundabouts coming to the area.

Red Cross Project Hero DayRed Cross Project Hero Day
Duration – 2:57

From time to time, everyone dreams of being a superhero. Forget the superpowers, though — we have heroes right in our own community. In March, the Red Cross sponsored an event called “Project Hero.”

Comstock Community GardenComstock Community Garden
Duration – 3:13

In southwest Michigan, we’re blessed with many beautiful and productive gardens. What do you do if you want to have a garden but can’t plant where you live? A community garden just may be the answer. Comstock Township is taking applications to be a part of theirs.

Parchment Stars Dance 2013Parchment Stars Dance 2013
Duration – 1:40

Now in its sixth year, “Parchment Stars Dance!” pairs professional dancers and Parchment celebrities for an awesome evening with a wide variety of dancing. Connect watched the stars come out to support Parchment’s summer arts program.