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Beacon Archive

November 2002
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School cultural project receives Grant

Letters: Bill McDonough’s prime ribs

Letters: Joe Moore to the BIRHC Board

Letters: the BIRHC Board responds to Joe Moore

Greene’s Lake: Suitable for Framing

The Way it Was: A Man’s Home is His Castle

Walden on Skids: Dick Winnick’s home slides away

Lighthouse School receives Grant

On this Date

Beaver Island Wildlife Club

What's new with Mary Blocksma?

The CMU Closing Party

Local Couple Dines with the Vice President

One Hundred Years Ago

Pumpkinanigans at Pumpkinopolis: a Grand Pumpkinalia

News from the Townships

Bite of Beaver

Karaoke: the Island sings along

Book Review: Dave Miles’ Bob Miles’ Charlevoix II

A Fine Romance

A Fine Propeller

Health Center News

Ships in the News

News from the Gospel Ship

Washington Islanders

The Township Airport

Weather or Not

Family Discovery Safety Night

Recipes from our Readers: Venison

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Family Discovery Safety Night.

On September 23rd, 29 preschoolers and family members attended the 4th Beaver Island Family Discovery Night. After sharing a free dinner, at their own pace they could visit stations where information on water, food, fire, vehicle, personal and emergency safety was available. The biggest hits for the children were tours of the EMS ambulance and having their picture taken on the Fire Department Truck. The event could not have taken place without the generous support of the following Beaver Island people and businesses:

Mike Russell -Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Department
–Child Fingerprinting

Joe Moore -Beaver Island EMS–Heimlich demonstration and water safety information

Gerald LaFreniere -Beaver Island EMS–Tours of the ambulance

Tim McDonough and Tom Whitman -Tours of Fire Truck and Demonstration of Firefighter’s equipment

Beth Croswhite -Beaver Island School “Stop, Drop and Roll” Education

Beaver Island Boat Company -2 free passenger tickets for AAA car seat inspectors and free freight for car seats.

Pat Anderson-Beaver Island Marine -Loan of lifejacket sizing chart and assortment of lifejackets for children to try on.

Sue Heller, Joan Adams, Megan Heller, Rachel McDonough, Maeve and Brenna Green -set-up, clean up, and help during event.

–Connie Wojan

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