Off Campus

Learn how to preserve food for gifts

A gift that has been homemade can be enjoyed long after the special day has come and gone. Preserving Food for Gifts will teach participants how to safely make homemade preserved gifts that others can enjoy. Join Lisa Treiber, Michigan State University Extension Food Safety Educator for a demonstration style program to learn about several […]

Free back-to-school fair for Clare County residents

Community Connections Day, a free service fair for Clare County residents, is being held on Tuesday, Aug. 23, to help prepare youth for the return to school. Backpacks and school supplies will be available to children free of charge. Parents/guardians must pre-register their children for backpacks by calling (989) 539-4262. Also available to children will […]

Food distribution in Harrison Aug. 6

The next Clare County Food Distribution and Nutritional Education event is Saturday, Aug. 6, at St. Athanasius Church, 310 S. Broad St. in Harrison. Registration starts at 9 a.m., and the food will be distributed beginning at approximately 11 a.m. Everyone who wants food will receive it as long as supplies last with the limit […]

MMCC students receive PTK honors

The Michigan Community College Association hosted its annual awards luncheon honoring Michigan community college honor students, including four students from Mid Michigan Community College. On Wednesday, March 16, 61 students from 26 Michigan community colleges were recognized for being named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Michigan Academic Team. Students are selected based on academic achievement, […]

July free food distribution in Harrison

The next Clare County Food Distribution and Nutritional Education event is Saturday, July 9. Registration starts at 9 a.m. at the Harrison Palace Senior Center (former Knights of Columbus Hall) at 212 S. Broad St. in Harrison. The food will be distributed beginning at approximately 11 a.m. in the parking lot of the Clare County […]

Stevens receives Witbeck Scholarship

Jason Stevens is this year’s recipient of the Witbeck Scholarship to Mid Michigan Community College (MMCC). This renewable scholarship provides full tuition for up to 12 credit hours, fees, and required textbooks at the college. Stevens, a Clare resident, is a Business Information Systems student at MMCC. He will begin his second year in the […]

How foods can help heal common ailments

(StatePoint) When you’re not feeling well, conventional wisdom says you should reach for over-the-counter or prescription remedies. But many experts point out that foods have healing properties that can be complementary in helping to treat common ailments and prevent illness. “The concept of using food as medicine isn’t a new one; however, the evolution of […]