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Traverse City North Coast (Newspaper) - August 29, 2015, Traverse City, MichiganSaturday August 29, 2015 free Northern people what this is North coast is a free weekly publication of the traverse City record Eagle. To subscribe to the daily newspaper Call 946 2187 or go to wow. Record Eagle. Com catch a wave a1 r raised in c activity k Kingsley Stephen Lovely started on the Garden Crew three years ago a month after arriving at Pugsley correctional facility. At the time he knew More about guns than Garden tools More about drugs than vegetables. The Detroit native is serving time for armed robbery assault with intent to do bodily harm and Selling a firearm. Now his old friends tease him about becoming a thug turned Farmer. Coming from the City everything was unusual Lovely said. I did not know How seeds were supposed to develop to a pumpkin. I thought pumpkins came from a tree. Prisoners grow and Harvest thousands of pounds of organic produce each summer at Pugsley in Kingsley. Wheelbarrows heaped High with carrots beets and Squash awaited Orange net bags this week. Crates of fresh picked peas radishes and Green and yellow Beans sat on a table in a greenhouse. Prisoners grow it then give it away. This year the produce is being donated to Goodwill industries food Rescue program for distribution to area food pantries shelters and Community meals programs. The prison Crew maintain seven enormous gardens including one devoted to pumpkins that will be donated to Kingsley schoolchildren. An eighth Garden is designated for use by the general prison population of 1,400. The decade old prison Garden program gives prisoners a sense of teamwork Pride and ownership and a Means of giving Back to the Northern Michigan Community said Jim Dawson administrative assistant with the wardens office. It also helps change their thinking communication and behaviour giving them a better Chance at life on the outside. Working in the Garden is considered a privilege and the Crew of 11 who switch Over to Yard Crew duty in the Winter Are held to a higher Standard. Our Boss he evaluates your work ethic. You dont just get this Job you have to earn it Lovely said. They evaluate your discipline your Pace your resilience your dont give up attitude. If you have All those things hell pick you. The Crew starts at 6 most mornings and works until As late As 5 or 6 p. M., five to seven Days a week. Everything is done manually from turning the dirt Over in May with rakes and shovels to ferrying supplies. Its More labor intensive said Arkansas native James Arnold a hons prisoners grow produce for distribution to area food pantries shelters and Community meals programs North coast Tessa Lighty James Arnold cleans produce at Pugsley correctional facility. Arnold is part of a program that allows prisoners to grow and Harvest produce for Goodwill industries food Rescue. By Marta Hepler Drahos North coast writer see food Page 2 record Eagle Tessa Lighty Nathan Holman works in one of eight gardens at Pugsley correctional facility. Traverse City Kathy and Paul Magnell were on their Way Back from a trip downstate when they got the news. Their beloved Winnie a shy former shelter dog got away from her caretaker and was lost in a Rural area South of Kingsley. All we knew was the poor thing was out in the Woods by herself. She was tagged but we knew she approach anyone said Kathy Magnell of Elk rapids. The couple hurried to the area where the dog was last seen and searched for hours. Then they remembered grand traverse area lost and found pets a Facebook Page launched in 2012 to help owners find their vanished pets. They posted Winnie missing and followed up with every Lead that came their Way. They had All but Given up when their occasional dog Sitter Aubrey Webb posted a different photo of the mixed Breed dog on the Facebook Page. A Paradise township employee fittingly named Angel saw the photo and remembered a caller who said she spotted a similar dog hanging around the Woods near Facebook Page reunites pets and their people by Marta Hepler Drahos North coast writer North coast Jan Michael stump Cathy Trowbridge left and her daughter Kayla Trowbridge run the grand traverse area lost and found pets Page on Facebook to help pet owners find their lost pets. See people Page 2 Railroad historical society meeting traverse City the Railroad historical society of Northwest Michigan nos regular september meeting will be sept. 1 at 7 p. At the United Way building 521 s Union St. The program will feature a video about the operation of the Ann Arbor Railroad in the 60s and 70s. All members and anyone interested in railroads and Railroad history Are invited to attend. All school orientation Buckley an Al school orientation and Back to school open House will begin sept. 2 at 6 p. At Buckley Community schools big gym. The Welcome Back open House follows the Brief orientation from 6 30 8 p. Call 231 269 3325 for More information. Call for Art Frankfort the Oliver Art Center is seeking entries sept. 3 5 for a juried exhibition. Entries can be dropped off Between 10 a. And 4 p. With a $ 25 fee. Original works in All Media completed within the last three years will be considered. The exhibit runs from sept. 11 through oct. 9. Entry forms and More information Are available at . Org. Fall fun fair traverse City the Village at Bay Ridge retirement Community will Host its eighth annual fall fun fair fundraiser sept. 3 from 4 6 p. The outdoor picnic style Celebration will include hot dogs ice Cream live music and the Chance to win several prizes. Call 231 932 9455 for More information. Historical novel presentation Northport Steve Gilbreath and Susan Gilbreath Lane will present a new release from the Pritzker military Library and museum titled dignity of duty the journals of Erasmus Corwin Gilbreath 1861 1898 sept. 3 at 7 p. At dog ear books. Visit Rogear books. Net or Call 231 386 7209 for More information. Sea Lamprey exhibit traverse City an exhibit on sea lampreys will visit the traverse City visitor Center sept. 4 7 and will include a tank of live lampreys and information on the methods used to control the invasive species. The exhibit is open Friday saturday and monday from 9 a. To 6 p. And sunday from 11 a. To 3 p. Call 231 947 0692 for More information. Raptor release event is set Empire wings of wonder will be releasing a juvenile Bald Eagle sept. 5 at 10 a. At Eagle Meadow 3805 West Empire Highway. Guests Are encouraged to arrive Early leave dogs at Home and bring a camera. Call 231 326 4663.

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