Author: Sarah Himes

Grant Me Hope: Acar’Re

Acar’Re is a teen on the go, and enjoys being active with other people.  Sports are a very important factor in his life, and he is especially fond of basketball and football. His other hobbies include Pokemon and Magic card games, and anime. Acar’Re is described by those who know him well as caring, helpful, and polite. We learned more…

Michigan Author, Margaret Willey Talks About Her ‘Clever’ Book Series

We are continuing another week of storytelling by our 9 & 10 celebrity readers. We focus on books from Michigan author, Margaret Willey and talk about how her folktales inspire imagination in younger audiences. Michelle Dunaway was able to touch base with Margaret via Zoom about the wonderful world of Clever Beatrice, and the inspiration behind the character. For more…

Courtney & Matthew’s ‘Special Day’ Surprise

Couples all over the nation are feeling down after many of them were forced to delay their special wedding day. This was no different for 9 & 10’s Courtney Hunter and Matthew Doyle – who were supposed to get married today.  They are staying positive and planning their ‘I Do Part Two’ – but we wanted to surprise them to…

Local Hospice Center Asking for Donations to their COVID-19 Emergency Fund

  Like so many other organizations, Hospice of Michigan is finding ways to serve the people who need them, safely. All while losing much-needed revenue from big events that had to be canceled. They are asking for a financial contribution to their COVID-19 Emergency Fund to support essential patient care through this crisis, or donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including…

Business in Focus: Jay’s Sporting Goods in Gaylord

#GaylordStrong has been picking up momentum and we have another business that has joined the movement. Based on family tradition and hard work, Jay’s Sporting Goods in Gaylord understands what it means to really be a part of the community. With the spring sporting in season in full gear, they want customers to know that they are providing a safe…

Happy Healthy: Have a Happy Business with ‘Traffic Secrets’

Lifestyle specialist, Emily Richett talks business tech on today’s segment of ‘Happy Healthy’. From click funnels to virtual building blocks – she chats with Russell Brunson, the author, and creator of Traffic Secrets – about building a good reputation on the web for your small business.  For more information about Traffic Secrets – click here To see more product reviews…