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Wyoming Public Schools Associate Superintendent named 2010 Champion for Children Award winner

Wyoming Public Schools Associate Superintendent named 2010 Champion for Children Award winner

From: http://www.wyomingmi.gov

The Expanded Learning Opportunities Network (ELO Network) recently named Dr. Thomas Reeder, Associate Superintendent of Wyoming Public Schools, their 2010 Champion for Children Award winner at the ELO Network Annual Meeting which was held on Friday, November 5 at the Rapid Air Center (Gerald R. Ford International Airport). 
 
Dr. Reeder was recognized for his success in securing nearly $7 million dollars in the past six years for after school programming in the Wyoming area. Dr. Reeder not only saw the need in the Wyoming Public Schools for quality after school programming, he also had the vision to include other public school districts in Wyoming in the funding application process.

Wyoming Teen Council Members Take on Local Organization Roles

Wyoming Teen Council Members Take on Local Organization Roles

Wyoming, MI - The Wyoming Community Foundation and Wyoming Community Youth Coalition are utilizing the Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department Teen Council members to fill voids in their operations.

The Wyoming Community Foundation struggled in recent years to find area teens to sit on their Youth Advisory Committee.  The Youth Advisory Committee typically defines youth-centered needs in the community and then reviews grant applications to determine how best to disperse their available funding.  Last year, the Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department’s Teen Council developed a committee of members to serve in this role and distributed over $3,000 in funding to area organizations.  This year, it is anticipated that the Teen Council committee will have nearly $5,000 to distribute.

The recently formed Wyoming Community Youth Coalition, a collaboration of area agencies and organizations which provide programming and services to local youth, set a goal of de

Wyoming City Manager Provides City Updates Via Blog

Wyoming, MI, Monday, Nov. 29 – The City of Wyoming City Manager Curtis Holt has begun providing weekly updates on community issues through his blog, http://wyomingmi.gov/blog_index.asp.

City of Wyoming Looking for Ideas

Soon Wyoming will lose Klingman’s, a great store they had hoped would be the start of renewal for the southwest end of 28th St. Now the city of Wyoming is looking for ideas to help revitalize that retail stretch that has so many closed businesses and vacant buildings.

Wyoming’s “Turn On 28th Street” study is looking for ideas and input on a master-planning process they hope can help them revitalize 28th Street SW, west of U.S. 131. There is a makeshift studio in Rogers Plaza, staffed by project consultants, through December 22nd, asking for ideas.