Fire Chief Randy Lawton Retires & Training
City of Portage Fire Chief Randy Lawton retired in July, and we took a look back with him throughout the years as Chief, and as a fire fighter. Connect was also on the scene of a recent Fire Department training session
Kalamazoo County Fair
The Kalamazoo County Fair opens on August 8th. Connect met with Bonna Perrin, Kalamazoo County Fair Board President, to find out what the fair has to offer this year.
Oshtemo Township Sunburst Run/Walk 5k
Oshtemo Township’s 2nd Annual Sunburst Run/Walk 5K takes place on August 13th.
The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo
Connect was at the announcement of The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo, and also sat down for an interview with Dr. Michael Rice, the Superintendent of Kalamazoo Public Schools.
Kalamazoo River Valley Trail Ribbon Cutting
On June 11th the ribbon was cut on the newest segment of the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail. Connect was there to help celebrate.
Youth Leadership Academy
Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer, Kenneth Skibbe, invited Connect to the Kalamazoo Public Safety Youth Leadership Academy. We interviewed him to find out how Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is turning our youth into leaders.
Black Arts Festival
Interview with Sid Ellis, Executive Director of the Black Arts and Cultural Center. He discusses what is going on for the 26th festival year.
Local Farmers’ Markets
Support your local economy by shopping at Farmers’ Markets. Connect helps you find a market in your area.