Michael Ridder New Charlevoix School Superintendent

The August 15th Kiwanis Club of Charlevoix Luncheon Speaker Mike Ridder is pictured with Club member Ed Buday who introduced Mr. Ridder to the Club. Mr. Ridder assumed his duties as the Superintendent of Charlevoix Public School System on July 1st. He was the principal of Ludington’s Foster Elementary School. He and his wife Julie have…

Speakers – Author Timothy Parsel

Author Timothy Parsel pictured above with Club member Ed Buday spoke to the Club at the August 18th meeting about his book “Broken Rib Ranch.” From Tim’s  website: A book for horse lovers and anyone who has said “I do” In a last-ditch effort to regain the affection of the woman of his dreams, Timothy Parsel swung…

Speakers – Dean Davenport

The August 11th speaker was Dean “Deano” Davenport. Deano is a 1953 graduate of Charlevoix High School. He attended Central Michigan University where he “walked-on” to the basketball team. His days at CMU were very active. He eventually became the athletic director at Ferris State and served in that position for 14 years. In 2007…