Traverse City Record-Eagle

Education

November 16, 2010

Education in Brief: 11/16/2010

Resale shop helps TC Christian Schools

TRAVERSE CITY — A resale store that benefits Traverse City Christian Schools will open Friday, Nov. 19.

Double Edge Resale, 1781 S. Garfield Ave., will hold a grand opening celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be food from Opa's, coffee from Aroma's, cake, cookies and other sweets. Deals that day include half-off infant and children's clothing.

There also will be drawings for a shopping spree and other prizes and a gift with every purchase.

For more information, call 421-5757.

Series opens with program on nutrition

LELAND — Kristie Yaakoby, a functional diagnostic nutritionist and certified personal trainer, will kick off the second season of the Insight and Inspiration Speaker Series sponsored by the Leland Educational Foundation.

Yaakoby is a 20-year veteran of the health and fitness industry. She will share ideas for healthful living in a program titled "Nourishing Our Children" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Leland Public School Performing Arts Center.

Admission is $10 for adults and free for students. Subscriber and Patron Memberships are available for $75 and $150 respectively. Members receive 10 tickets good for admission to any of the lectures and patrons may claim $50 of their membership as a charitable tax deduction. Proceeds support programming at Leland Public School. Advance reservations may be made at the Leland Public School office, 200 N. Grand Ave.

The speaker series will continue throughout the 2010-11 school year. Upcoming speakers include travel expert John Fitzpatrick, poet/bard Terry Wooten, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Betty Weaver, children's author Louise Borden and former Detroit Red Wing Dallas Drake. For details, visit www.lelandeducationalfoundation.org.

Early registration for Kirtland College

ROSCOMMON — Early registration for winter semester is under way at Kirtland Community College and the M-TEC at Kirtland-Gaylord. Kirtland also will offer classes at the AuSable River Park/Nature Center, 100 S. James St., in Grayling.

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