Dr. Paul Reeves, Mayor Rick Sollars and Karl Ziomek host Downriver Fish & Loaves Food Pantry Director Mary Hollens in this week's segment.
The upcoming Santa's Magic Forest is the organization's major fundraiser, and will open on Thanksgiving Weekend at the Activities Building in Heritage Park.
Fish & Loaves is a 501(c) 3 organization that ensures that no one goes hungry. Staffed by volunteers and located on Northline Road, it provides food for needy participants in seven communities.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Golf, Parks & Recreation Director Jeff Dobek, who discusses the current expansion and renovation of the Taylor Meadows Golf Course. Several holes are being altered, and a pond added, along with a new maintenance facility. The facility remains open during the construction.
Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Recreation Manager Chrystal Kermans-Ditzhazy and Golf, Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Dobek in today's podcast. They discuss Saturday's Fall Fest at Heritage Park, along with fall and winter happenings at the Taylor Recreation Center.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek discuss the City of Taylor's newest Halloween event -- Hallow-Palooza. Special guest on today's podcast is Chelsea Nunnally, the new events programmer for the City. Hallow-Palooza, which includes a haunted house, truck-or-treat, trick-or-treat, pumpkin carving, snacks and event an outdoor showing of Hotel Transylvania 2, is scheduled for October 28 at Heritage Park.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host DPS Director Keith Boc and Deputy Director Glenn Nogiec, who discuss the DTE tree-trimming program. The program, currently under way in Taylor, targets overgrown around power lines. DTE says that two-thirds of the power outages in Taylor are directly related to problems with overgrown trees.
Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Mayor Rick Sollars, who discusses an aggressive citywide program to convert Mercury-vapor and high-pressure sodium street lights to more energy-efficient LED.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek interview Mayor Rick Sollars about the return of La-Z-Boy to the "Eureka Way!" corridor. La-Z-Boy will anchor a new multi-tenant development at 21300 Eureka, the site of the old Taylor Tool, which has been vacant for a decade and a half. City Council OK'd a Brownfield development plan for the site at its September 6 meeting.
Dr. Paul Reeves and Karl Ziomek host Mayor Rick Sollars, who discusses a new City of Taylor project, which will convert the old gymnasium at the Taylor Recreation Center (Goddard Road near Pardee) into a new hi-tech indoor baseball/softball training facility. The new facility would support the City's four Little Leagues along with many others.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves discusses the City of Taylor's new inflatable outdoor movie screen system with Mayor Rick Sollars and Communications & Marketing Director Karl Ziomek. The system is being purchased thanks to a $25,000 donation from an anonymous donor, and will be arriving in Taylor soon. The mayor plans to schedule one or two free outdoor movies this year, and then roll out a complete schedule in various locations next year.
Host Dr. Paul Reeves, Mayor Rick Sollars and Communications & Marketing Director Karl Ziomek talk baseball -- the 36th annual Junior League World Series is off and rolling at Heritage Park. Due to the weather conditions over the weekend, the fireworks show is now scheduled for Wednesday, August 17. Why not stop by the field and enjoy the competition!