2020 Elections – Be Informed

2020 Michigan Primary Election – August 4, 2020 2020 General Election  – November 3, 2020   Are you registered to vote? Check out Michigan’s Secretary of State Elections webpage some great information on voting in the 2020 elections. From viewing the...

Lead Exposure Risk in the United States

With the Monroe County One Book One Community book title, What the eyes don’t see by Mona Hanna-Attisha, focused on the lead exposure water crisis in Flint, Michigan, it seems timely to include this 2016 post from Vox.com, that shows the risk of lead exposure county...

Tracking the Coronavirus

John Hopkins University has created a website to track the Coronavirus. Data is compiled from the CDC, World Health Organization, National Health Center and a variety of other health organizations around the world.  John Hopkins has arranged the compiled data to...

Insure Kids Now

InsureKidsNow! Your children may be eligible for free or low-cost health and dental insurance through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Children that do not currently have health insurance are likely to be eligible, even if parents are...

Fuel Economy Guide

Does your New Year’s resolution involve finding ways to save money and making your environmental footprint a little smaller? If so, check out the Fuel Economy Website. Developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the...

Tracking Santa

“’Twas the night before Christmas, and Santa was near According to NORAD, he would soon be right here So we hopped into bed and dreamt of new toys And awoke in the morning to much Christmas joy” https://www.noradsanta.org/ How did it come about that NORAD...

REAL ID

REAL ID may affect YOU On Oct. 1, 2020, the federally mandated REAL ID law goes into effect, and if you travel by air, this law will impact you. REAL ID is the post-9/11 federal requirement that sets higher security standards for identification. Once in effect, a...

103rd Birthday of the National Park Service

Did you know that the National Park Service will be 103 years old this year? On August 25, the NPS will celebrate the 103rd anniversary of the 1916 National Park Service Act. The Act was signed by President Woodrow Wilson and officially established the National Park...
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