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Monday, April 22, 2019

Monday on The Bart Hawley Show, guests include:  Tina Matz, Director of Workforce Training & Heather Marshall, Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Jackson College;  Matt Aubin, Director of Music, Jackson Symphony Orchestra;  Reps from JACC for Jacktown Vectors Robotics;  Angela Machnik, ESM Art Beer & Wine Festival;  Nan Whitmore, ACS Relay for Life/Bark for Life.  Live at 1 PM, replays at 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM Tuesday.

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Events of April 19, 20, and 21, 2019

April 19 Carnival Night.  Join us for popcorn, guess the jelly beans, and more! Spend the night winning a prize or two and having fun with your littles! Admission is $5 from 4-7pm.  Funday's Family Fun Cafe, Summit Oaks Mall. 2151 Ferguson Rd. Suite 104, Jackson. safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training.  safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. Most people with thoughts of suicide don’t truly want to die, but are struggling with the pain in their lives. Through their words and actions, they invite help to stay alive. safeTALK-trained helpers can recognize these invitations and take action by connecting them with life-saving intervention resources, such as caregivers trained in ASIST.  Free to attend, $25 Social Work or Nursing CEUs.  LifeWays, 1200 North West Avenue, 8 AM to 12 Noon. Good Friday Services. Encounter Church, 620 Robinson Rd, Jackson.  5:30 to 7 PM:  Interactive Service.  7 PM:  Worship Service. Live Music at Jackson Coffee Company.  7 PM to 10 PM.  Join us every Friday night for live music and a great cup of coffee!  201 S. Mechanic Street, Jackson. April 20 Easter Egg…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

Friday on The Bart Hawley Show, guests include:  John Drake, Founder, The Lingap Children's Foundation & Center;  Bart Goes to School, to NW Elementary for CP Federal Credit Union in-school banking program;  Becky Mayer, Director of Volunteer Services & Cheryl Simonetti, Pink Ball Chair, HFAH Annual Pink Ball;  Terri Huffman, Diabetes Chair, Lion's Club & Janine Staudinger, RN, St. Joe's Mercy;  Jake Walsh, Jackson Native, Film Maker.  Live at 1 PM, replays at 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM Saturday.  (replay from Thursday, April 18)

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Events of Thursday, April 18, 2019

Wine & Whiskers.  The 2nd Annual Wine & Whiskers fundraiser celebrating all things cats! Wine & Whiskers is a wine and food 'purring' that will take place on Thursday, April 18th from 6-9pm at the beautiful Forty Nine South. In addition to the company of fellow pet lovers and local wine connoisseurs, guests will enjoy local wine & food pairing stations, raffles, and more!  Tickets and more details here.  Tickets are just $30 each before the event ($35 at the door) and include a souvenir wine glass and six wine tasting & food ‘purrings'.  Several wines from 5 local wineries will be paired with a small sample of food that best brings out the flavors of each wine.  Jackson Public Schools Kindergarten and Young Fives Roundup.  Join us at one of our JPS Elementary Schools.  Free Class of 2032 T-shirt upon enrollment.  Community family resources available to serve you.  Today:  Sharp Park at 5:30 PM.  Please arrive early as program begins promptly. Red Cross Blood Drive.  10 a.m. - 3:45 p.m., Jackson County Tower Building, 120 W. Michigan Avenue.  To celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones, HBO and the American Red Cross have partnered to encourage fans and…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday on The Bart Hawley Show, guests include:  John Drake, Founder, The Lingap Children's Foundation & Center;  Bart Goes to School, to NW Elementary for CP Federal Credit Union in-school banking program;  Becky Mayer, Director of Volunteer Services & Cheryl Simonetti, Pink Ball Chair, HFAH Annual Pink Ball;  Terri Huffman, Diabetes Chair, Lion's Club & Janine Staudinger, RN, St. Joe's Mercy;  Jake Walsh, Jackson Native, Film Maker.  Live at 1 PM, replays at 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM Friday.

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Cascades Conference Golf Jamboree 4-16-19 | Photo Gallery

Cascades Conference Golf Jamboree, 4-16-19 at Lakeland Hills Golf Course.  Photos by Jeff Steers, JTV Sports.  To order downloads or prints, click here. Cascades Conference Golf Jamboree, 4-16-19 at Lakeland Hills Golf Course.  Photos by Jeff Steers, JTV Sports.  To order downloads or prints, click here.

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Events of Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Jackson Public Schools Kindergarten and Young Fives Roundup.  Join us at one of our JPS Elementary Schools.  Free Class of 2032 T-shirt upon enrollment.  Community family resources available to serve you.  Today:  Cascades (@ Frost) at 5:30 PM.  Please arrive early as program begins promptly. A Road to Recovery for All.   CPCAN and The Exchange Club of Jackson present educational training for the professional community on the Impact of the Opioid Crisis on Families. When a family member has a drug addiction, they have a disease that has the power to affect and hurt their entire family.  This event will feature presenters from several sectors in our community, including the court system, medical and mental health fields, who will provide information about how the Opioid Crisis is impacting the community, local agencies, and families. Presenters will also provide information about what they are doing to address the crisis. Through discussions and break out groups we will identify gaps in services and resources in our community and formulate a course of action.8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Baker College Welcome Center, 2800 Springport Road.  Cost: $50 which includes lunch and 5 CEU's for nurses and social workers.  Details here. AARP Smart…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Guests today on The Bart Hawley Show include:  LTC Ryan Berdiner & CSM McCartney, US Army;  Joe Ayers, Hanover Horton Elementary Kindergarten Roundups (w/1-2);  Rev. Tim MacDonald, Rev. Tim Nelson & Rev. Chas Canoy, Jackson Area Catholic Pastors;  Jere Righter, Artistic Director, Croswell Opera House production of ONCE;  Lori Tate, Spiritual Director, Soul Dig;  Morgan Manchester & Michael Guinn, Lumen Christi Students, LC 2019 Spring Raffle.  Live at 1 PM, replays at 5, 8 and 11 PM; 2 and 5 AM Thursday.

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Cascades Conference Golf to Pilot Scoring App

By Jeff Steers JTV Sports The Cascades Conference is expected to be one of the leagues that will pilot a mobile application technology allowing golfers, coaches and fans to view live leaderboards during events. The idea came from a Michigan High School Athletic Association golf council meeting attended by East Jackson High School golf Coach Ray Hill. The longtime golf coach said the recommendation to try such a system by council members. Last May three schools “came out of nowhere to qualify for the state meet,” Hill said. “There was a serious suspicion of stroke shaving was going on,” Hill said. “It knocked a number of teams out of the state meet.” iWanamaker Golf combines desktop and mobile application technology to allow golfers to view live leaderboards during events and tournaments. It also gives charities and fundraising organizations a way to increase revenue by selling live leaderboard sponsorships to supporters. With just a few mouse clicks, tournament could be using iWanamaker's real-time scoring and leaderboards. Hill said the technology is free to coaches and players, and parents and supporters have a chance to purchase information from the application for $25 per season or $5 per event. Players in the conference…

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Events of Tuesday, April 16, 2019

T3 with AARP.  The Third Tuesday of each month, AARP will host an informational workshop on issues important to older adults and their families. Topics to include avoiding fraud, resources for family caregivers, how to save on utilities, brain health, things you can do to stay in your home safely, and more.  Today:   HomeFit.  All programs are from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  Adults are the intended audience. Call 1-877-926-8300 to register.  Eastern Branch, Jackson District Library.  3125 East Michigan Avenue. Fair Housing Conference.  April is National Fair Housing Month. This April celebrates the 51st anniversary of the passage of the Federal Housing Law Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. The law made it unlawful to discriminate in housing based on religion, race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, or familial status.  Community Action Agency believes that every month should be Fair Housing Month and will host the 2019 Fair Housing Conference. The conference will be held on Wednesday, April 17th, 1 PM to 4 PM,  at the Jackson District Library Carnegie Branch. The conference is designed to help landlords, tenants, property managers, mortgage lenders, and real estate professionals, it is open to the public. While…

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