Posts by Terry

Sheriff Deputy Ben Spegel and Exotic

Another great program at yesterday’s (May 9th) Charlevoix Kiwanis Club’s luncheon meeting. Deputy Ben Spegel introduced us to his  partner “Exotic.’ Exotic was born in Slovakia. He is an eighty-pound full blood German Shepard. He received very basic training in Slovakia. (He still speaks Check) Exotic was shipped to an individual in Clio, Michigan who imports and trains…

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Alfred Soriano-Micheau

Meet Alfred Soriano-Micheau. He spoke at our May 2nd meeting. He showed a video about his trip to the Dominican Republic with the Beacon Dental to provide dental services to the poor. He could relate to the people he met because of his own compelling story. Alfred was born in a Philippine prison where his…

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Mike Ritter Charlevoix Schools Superintendent

Charlevoix Public Schools superintendent Mike Ritter spoke about the process that went into the decisions to reduce the number of facilities that the school system owns. The decision was precipitated by continued decreasing enrollment in the Charlevoix school system. Voters will be voting in November on a proposal that would close the current elementary school and update…

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