The Keel News

Port Huron to take part in statewide ‘Downtown Day’ celebrations
September 24, 2020
- Governor Whitmer has declared that Saturday, Sept. 26, is officially Downtown Day and Port Huron is on board. The city will be celebrating with multiple events throughout the day on Saturday.

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ESSAY: Growing with Port Huron
September 24, 2020
- Blue Water native Mikaela Westrick is encouraged by the progress she sees in downtown Port Huron. "Downtown Port Huron from when I was a child to now, is night and day," she says.

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McLaren Port Huron assists employees in times of trouble through COVID-19 Relief Fund
September 24, 2020
- Soon after the COVID-19 pandemic reached crisis levels, the McLaren Port Huron Foundation began raising money for its employees through a COVID-19 Relief Fund. In just a few weeks, the Foundation was able to raise $50,000 for the fund thanks to donations from businesses and individuals alike.

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Cocktails-to-go: Innovative social district takes shape in downtown Port Huron
September 17, 2020
- As with many innovative projects, questions abound. So we asked Cynthia Cutright, director of Port Huron’s downtown development authority, all about the city’s new social district.

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Ten Blue Water small businesses announced as winners of local non-profit’s grant program
September 17, 2020
- "I was just checking emails from vendors not expecting to see this. This is truly a blessing to be chosen," says Dannieyelle Ellington, owner of Dannie Shalom Beauty Supply. "I plan to order more products. That way everything would be fully stocked."

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Back to school in the time of COVID-19: How a local educator is preparing for an uncertain year
September 3, 2020
- Though things can change as quickly as they did during the last school year, when the pandemic forced schools to shut down all in-person learning, local leaders are primed to do their best under the ever-changing conditions of COVID-19.

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SC4 receives $1.3 million grant to help low-income, first generation, and disabled students succeed
September 3, 2020
- A federal grant awarded to St. Clair County Community College should help hundreds of low-income students, first-generation college students, and individuals with disabilities graduate.

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