December 2012 Videos

December 2012


Adoption DayAdoption Day
Duration – 6:40

There are more than 13,000 children and teens in foster care each year in the state of Michigan. Some 3,000 of them would like to be adopted into a “Forever Home.” We’ll introduce you to some folks who added to their families during Kalamazoo County’s Adoption Day.

A Look At Project ConnectA Look At Project Connect
Duration – 5:13

Even before Project Connect officially opened its doors to the public, the Kalamazoo County Expo Center on the county fairgrounds was buzzing. More than 50 service providers set up booths and got ready to let folks know about services available to them. They ranged from those providing a free meal, to members of a sewing guild who would mend clothing for free, to a local church that gave away free clothing. We took a look.

Holiday TrafficHoliday Traffic
Duration – 6:50

We’ve all seen it on TV, been personally stuck in it, or heard stories from others: Holiday traffic jams on South Westnedge Avenue in Portage. We’ll give you a behind-the-scenes look at how the city traffic engineer uses a high-tech system to keep us rolling so we can get to our spot to shop.

Donation BoxesDonation Boxes
Duration – 4:48

Donation boxes are popping up all over the county and the regulations on them are as varied as the organizations putting them up. While officials tackle this new issue, one local charity that doesn’t use the bins advises those who donate, to take care to note the organization. It might not be the one you think it is.