Friday, April 30, 2010

Flags Lowered in Honor of Fallen Soldier

The library's flags are flying at half-staff today in honor of Army Sergeant Michael K. Ingram Jr. who died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, while on active duty supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Ingram, age 23, died April 17 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Sgt. Ingram was promoted from corporal to sergeant upon his death. He also earned a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart at the time of his death.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Library Hosts School Board Candidates Forum

Mount Clemens Public Library will host a public forum to introduce candidates for the Mount Clemens Community School District Board of Education on April 27, 2010, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Three candidates are seeking two open seats on the Board of Education in the Tuesday, May 4 election. The candidates are challengers Dr. David J. McFadden and Sabina M. Turner, and incumbent Laura M. Kropp. During the public forum, candidates will make opening and closing statements and respond to written questions from the audience. The event will be moderated by Library Director Donald E. Worrell, Jr.

The foum is open to the public and will be held in the library auditorium.

Farewell and Best Wishes, Karen White-Owens

Adult Services Librarian Karen White-Owens has accepted an exciting opportunity to serve as Director of the Lenox Township Library. Karen's last day with the MCPL staff was April 16, and she will begin her new job in Lenox next week. Our congratulations and best wishes go with her.