Street Beat: Summer Fun For Kids
Summer is coming. What will your kids be doing? This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at some of the activities available to kids this summer. First, the National Society of Black Engineers is hosting a three week Summer Engineering Experience for Kids. National Chairman Matthew Nelson explains the program. Then, Valerie Corbett, the Continuing Education Program Coordinator for Macomb Community College talks about their summer class series, College 4 Kids. Next, the Howell Nature Center has camps and activities all summer long. CEO Richard Grant shares the details. Finally, Sam Saunders, the founder of Seven Mile Music, talks about his music program for Detroit youth.
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Street Beat: Summer Fun For KidsSummer is coming. What will your kids be doing? This week on Street Beat, host Amyre Makupson looks at some of the activities available to kids this summer. First, the National Society of Black Engineers is hosting a three week Summer Engineering Experience for Kids. National Chairman Matthew Nelson explains the program. Then, Valerie Corbett, the Continuing Education Program Coordinator for Macomb Community College talks about their summer class series, College 4 Kids. Next, the Howell Nature Center has camps and activities all summer long. CEO Richard Grant shares the details. Finally, Sam Saunders, the founder of Seven Mile Music, talks about his music program for Detroit youth.
Street Beat: Senior ServicesThis week on Street Beat, host Rob Stone checks out services for the elderly. First, Major Jan Sjögren, divisional program secretary for the Eastern Michigan Division of the Salvation Army discusses what they do to help the senior population including their Bed and Bread program. Then Kevin Bell and Andrew Zimdars, Resource Advocates for Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County, talk about their programs. Next, the founder of Laugh Time for Seniors, Bonnie Weintraub, explains this exercise and wellness program that helps the elderly through clapping, breathing, positive affirmations and laughter. Finally, Karyn Dombrowski Curro, Executive Director of Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers, shows how this faith-based group is helping seniors.
Street Beat: Mental Health ChallengesThis week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter looks at mental health challenges. First, Dr. Ron Samarian from the Beaumont Health System; and Brent Wirth, President and CEO of Easterseals Michigan; talk about Easterseals, mental health issues, and the upcoming Mental Health Fair. Then, psychologist Dr. Robert Hack and Dr. Brenda O’Brian discuss the issues around parental alienation. Finally, Dr. Tanya Martin, clinical psychologist and Blue Cross/Blue Shield provider, talks about signs of suicide and how to help those who may be considering taking their lives.

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