Anyone, from any neighborhood can sign up for fourth annual Whitehills Elementary 5k and Fun Run, but only until the August 23 deadline. Charlie Meyers, a recent graduate of ELi's Summer Youth Journalism Program has the details.
What does a nine-year-old heading into the fifth grade at Marble have in common with the owner of a local yarn store? Both felt the need to do something to help refugee children separated from their parents. ELi's Ann Nichols has the story.
On Wednesday, May 16, the Mobile Health Clinic will visit Edgewood Village Apartments in East Lansing. While there, a team of about ten medical professionals will offer free services to anyone who registers between 2 and 6 p.m. Ann Kammerer has the story/
"It's amazing we were thinking along the same lines at the same time," says Flores. "I'm so happy these boxes exist and hoping they will be at other places, too. On the other hand, I'm sad that the need is even there. But it's good that so many people are saying it's not OK and are addressing the issue."
Edgewood Village Scholars Director Jonathan Rosewood has a simple message for participating students: "If you stay in the program and you finish, you're going to school.” ELi's Ann Kammerer has the story.
The Lansing Area Community Trust has awarded ELi a $3600 grant to support our Summer Youth Journalism Program! Applications for the program are now being accepted from people in the 14-22 year age group.
Inspired by the positive effects of music during her mother's years with Alzheimer's, one woman helped to fund a unique, interactive program for MSU music students and memory care patients. Ann Kammerer reports.
East Lansing's own Boy Scout Troop 2 is probably the oldest troop in Michigan and is definitely one of the oldest in the nation. Learn more from Romy Fitschen about what they do, and how you can join them in celebrating 95 continuous years.
On Saturday, October 1, MSU's College of Human Medicine will hold its annual Teddy Bear Picnic. As ELi's Peyton Lombardo explains, the event includes activities, sports teams, food and more with a goal of helping kids and medical and nursing students meet in a non-threatening environment.