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Events of Monday, June 1, 2020

Rise Above Social Distancing Golf Outing.  Register your twosome and pay at RiseAboveJxn.org  Your $100 registration fee will include two (2) tee times to golf at Cascades, a goody bag from Rise Above, and a $25 gift card for lunch!  Set up your own tee time with Cascades Golf Course (517-788-4323).  You can golf any day between June 1 and June 12, Monday through Friday, golf any time.  Saturday and Sunday, golf any time after noon.  Present ticket from Rise Above on arrival to Cascades.  You can two-person scramble or play your own ball. Either way, take a picture of your scorecard and email it to veronicafernandes@riseabovejxn.org to be entered in a drawing for additional prizes.  The best team score (two-man scramble) will win a prize and then we will do two random drawings: one for a winner from the teams that submitted a team photo and one from all people who participated in the outing!  Feel great knowing you are supporting a group of students in Jackson County that are working hard toward reaching their God-given potential! Explore The Trail System in Jackson.  Trails walking, hiking and biking are only a few of the ways you can make use…

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Monday, June 1, 2020

JTV News presents The Morning Show.  COVID-19 coverage with Bart and Andy’s guests: Derek Dobies, City of Jackson Mayor and Janelle Merritt, VP of Community Partnerships, American 1 Credit Union.   Live at 9 AM, replay at 11 AM. Monday on The Bart Hawley Show, continuing coverage with Bart’s guests: Chelsea Eisele, Vista Grande Villa Retirement Community;  Matt Aubin, Music Director, Jackson Symphony Orchestra;  Rep. Sarah Lightner, State Rep., 65th Distr. MI;  Ella Cure, Hanover Horton HS Senior Graduate;  Travis Fojtasek, The Green Market at Allegiance Health.  Live at 1 PM, replays at 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM Tuesday.

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Nearly 60 Graduate from Concord High School

Kayleigh Cook, left, of Concord High School gets a helping hand prior to receiving her diploma at Concord High School.  Photo by Jeff Steers, JTV News. By Jeff Steers JTV News In a year that is abnormal, members of the 2020 Concord High School participated in an outdoor graduation ceremony on Sunday. Only this one was not on a football field. Members of the CHS class of 2020 participated in a drive-by diploma ceremony and parade on May 31. That was the original date scheduled for graduation ceremonies. The COVID-19 pandemic closed school for the 2019-2020 year in April. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer closed schools nearly two months early because of the coronavirus. She has allowed for meetings for groups of only 10 people. Nobody is quite sure when large gatherings will be allowed in Michigan or around the United States. Members of the CHS class of 2020 drove up to the graduate stand in front of Concord High School. He/she was announced as a graduate and then proceeded to the parade. Hundreds cheered on the graduates along the parade route in Concord. A live video simulcast was held during the 85-minute ceremony. A replay of the simulcast can be…

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Graduation Plans in the Works at Napoleon

Spencer Johnson of Napoleon High School smiles to the crowd during the senior parade on Sunday. Photo by Jeff Steers, JTV News. By Jeff Steers JTV News Plans for a traditional graduation ceremony for Napoleon High School are up in the air due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions. But members of the administration have come up with plan B in order to try to make for a “normal graduation” for the class of 2020. The school has scheduled a scaled down graduation for Sunday, June 14, with smaller ceremonies in the cafeteria. On Sunday, NCS sponsored a senior parade for the class of 2020. Hundreds lined the short parade route that took the seniors from Napoleon Elementary School, to middle school, and finally past the high school. The school district recently announced individual graduation segments to honor the seniors. “Our next-best option is to have individual segments to honor our seniors and turn those into a virtual ceremony/slide presentation similar to what other schools have already done,” administrators posted on the school’s Facebook page. “The virtual/cafeteria event does not necessarily have to be the only commencement related event. “We felt we should put something in place now in case…

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Michigan Reports 513 Coronavirus Cases Today, State Total Now 57,397

(May 31, 2020 3:18 PM) Michigan reported 513 coronavirus (COVID-19) positive test cases today, with the state reported total now at 57,397. The State of Michigan is reporting 28 COVID-19-related deaths today, bringing the state total to 5,491. State Cumulative Total of Recovered COVID-19 Cases (as of 5/29/2020): 38,099.  This information is updated daily at 3 p.m., with COVID-19 results included as of 10 a.m. Confirmed COVID-19 Cases by Jurisdiction updated 5/31/2020 County Confirmed Cases Reported Deaths Alcona 15 1 Allegan 218 6 Alpena 94 9 Antrim 12   Arenac 34 1 Baraga 1   Barry 63 2 Bay 310 23 Benzie 4   Berrien 626 49 Branch 121 2 Calhoun 371 22 Cass 83 3 Charlevoix 15 1 Cheboygan 21 1 Chippewa 2   Clare 19 2 Clinton 139 11 Crawford 58 5 Delta 17 2 Detroit City 11041 1374 Dickinson 5 2 Eaton 190 6 Emmet 21 2 Genesee 2013 252 Gladwin 18 1 Gogebic 5 1 Grand Traverse 27 5 Gratiot 74 10 Hillsdale 169 24 Houghton 6   Huron 48 1 Ingham 738 26 Ionia 148 4 Iosco 94 9 Isabella 77 7 Jackson 448 28 Kalamazoo 844 55 Kalkaska 19 2 Kent 3715 85 Lake 6…

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Jackson County Cumulative Report: 453 COVID-19 Positive Cases and 28 Deaths

(May 31, 2020 12:47 PM) The Jackson County Health Department released the COVID-19 positive numbers for Jackson County.  As of 12:00 PM today, there are 453 positive cases (cumulative), and 28 deaths (cumulative)*.     This is an increase of 4 cases and 0 deaths since yesterday’s report. Cumulative recovered** patients (cumulative): 349 (updated weekly, as of May 29). The Michigan Department of Corrections is reporting as of 9:30 PM Friday, May 29, there are 1,355 confirmed positive cases are at Jackson facilities, 156 Confirmed Positive Jackson staff. As of 6 AM on Thursday, May 28, there are 7 individuals with positive COVID-19 results who are inpatients at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. To date, a total of 132 positive COVID-19 HFAH inpatients have been treated and discharged. *These numbers do not reflect any cases or deaths identified through Michigan Department of Corrections.  Their numbers are listed under a separate category "Others" for the Michigan Statistics. **Recovered is defined as the number of persons with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis who are alive 30 days post-onset (or referral date if onset is not available). Gender Number of Cases Percent Male 218 48.1% Female 234 51.7% Unknown 1 0.2% The Age group is reported as…

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Ella Sharp Museum Postpones Art, Beer, and Wine to 2021

(May 30, 2020 6:29 PM) The Ella Sharp Museum has announced the postponement of the 2020 Art, Beer, and Wine Festival presented by County National Bank to June 12, 2021. The festival, originally scheduled for June 13, was first postponed to August 8 during the early weeks of the pandemic.  In a website message, the museum said, “Please know the staff, Board of Directors, volunteers, and sponsors of the Ella have worked hard behind the scenes to make Art, Beer and Wine 2020 Festival a reality. However, in light of the current situation we are facing, and with our commitment to provide a safe and fun experience for all guests, staff, sponsors, and volunteers, we can not hold the 2020 Festival.” The Art, Beer, and Wine Festival has grown to over 5000 attendees, plus hundreds of volunteers, sponsors, staff, and vendors.   Organizers of the festival announced that County National Bank will continue as presenting sponsor for 2021. In the announcement, the Ella Sharp Museum thanked County National Bank for their continued support, along with their many other sponsors, vendors, volunteers.  Guests or Vendors who have paid for tickets or booths, should contact artbeerwinefestival@gmail.com.

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