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Traverse City Record Eagle (Newspaper) - April 6, 2015, Traverse City, MichiganMonday april 6, 2015 $ 1.00 daily 2.00 sunday wow. Record Eagle. Com capitals win 2 1 Over red wings sports Page 1b High 43 Low 32 Page 10b nation Indiana faces Long Road to restore image Page 6a traverse City local librarians and child advocates Are hosting a special Story time in an Effort to prevent child sexual abuse. Its a Tough subject to broach but organizers Hope the traverse area District Library will be a Safe comfortable venue to teach Young children about their bodies and personal boundaries. This Story time is going to be about empowerment and encouraging kids to own their body said tall youth services coordinator Cathy Lancaster. Local storyteller Jenifer Strauss and Singer songwriter Miriam Pico will adapt stories and songs from childrens books my body belongs to me by Jill Stareshefsky and some secrets should never be kept by Jayneen Sanders. Hannah Rodriguez prevention coordinator with the traverse Bay childrens advocacy Center said the Library event is meant to be fun and engaging for kids while still teaching them ways to be assertive about boundaries. We need to Start having those conversations from a very Young age so they know what is Safe and what is not Safe she said. Child sexual abuse impacts about one in 10 children and the average age of a child seen at the childrens advocacy Center is 5, Rodriguez said. Its quite sad and shocking especially at the age were aiming at Lancaster said. The preschool and kindergarteners they tend to be More at risk because they re at an age where they can be More manipulated. The event is geared toward children but representatives from the childrens advocacy Center the a omens resource Center and the department of human services will be on hand to provide extra resources for adults. The special Story time is april 20 at 11 a. M. At the main Library Branch on Woodmere Avenue in traverse City. Call the Library yes youth services department at 231 932 8503 for More information or to Register a group of 10 or More. Call 231 946 2187 to subscribe follow us on twitter and Facebook � � l o t t e r y i n d e x traverse City Mich. Copyright 2014 wow. Record Eagle. Com midday dailies 5 5 2 7 4 3 7 dailies 6 2 4 6 6 7 6 fantasy 5 04 08 25 32 37 Keno 07 08 13 22 27 28 32 33 34 38 41 46 48 50 53 61 62 65 72 73 75 78 advice. 9a classifieds. 6 9b comics. 5b nation. 6a obituaries. 8a opinion. 4 5a Region state. 3a sports. 1b world. 7a Region 4th grader launches group that urges residents to vote Page 3a w h a t s i n s i d e monday a1 traverse City a project to put a new face on West front Street could be a bit More expensive than planned. City commissioners a vent yet approved the nearly $ 2.5 million West front Street refurbishing project that Aims to make the Street from Hall to division streets More pedestrian Friendly and More integrated into the busier parts of front Street. City officials previously estimated costs at closer to $ 2.2 million but that number grew As they added amenities such As Trees to line the Street to the project. Traverse City mayor Michael Estes said commissioners will discuss the additional costs for construction awaits commissions of upgrades caused Cost estimate to Rise to $ 2.5m by Michelle Merlin Merlin record Eagle. Com w e s t f r o n t s t r e e t record Eagle photo Jan Michael stump Benzie conserve inspire and adapt Bucia founder Seamus Callaghan stands near the hoop House next to the grow Benzie Community Garden the Benzie Central High school student group will use to grow produce. By Sarah elms seems record Eagle. Com special Story time aimed at child abuse prevention l i b r a r y librarians child advocates team up for april 20 event traverse City Seamus Callaghan was Only 8 when the documentary an inconvenient truth helped reenergize the environmental movement. But already he had Strong beliefs about environmental Protection. Theress a lot of environmental damage and not a lot of people understand Why thatus important said Callaghan 17, whose parents often exposed him to nature and science. I want to go at that at a youth level because Young people Are the future and we need to educate them. The Benzie Central High school Junior started a school environmental group called Bucia or Benzie conserve inspire and adapt. The group meets for a half hour on mondays in the school cafeteria and takes Field trips to places like Bay area disposal and the archangel ancient tree Archive which propagates archives and reforest with some of the countries oldest and most iconic Trees. They want to conserve resources they want to inspire others to do the same and they want people to understand that we have to adapt because of climate change said group advisor aim Merizon outreach coordinator for the Benzie conservation District. The group started Small by following the footprint of a can of soda but thinks big. Potential projects include implementing composting in the school cafeteria establishing a year round Garden with a Monarch Butterfly Way station and installing solar panels on the school roof. We Are in the planning stages of All those things said Callaghan who started the group last fall with the help of the conservation District. The group tackles its biggest project this Spring when it plants a 20 by 45 feet youth hoop House at grow Benzie in Benzonia. The hoop House was y Oung and g Reen Benzie Central environmental group tackles first projects by Marta Hepler Drahos Drahos record Eagle. Com record Eagle photo Jan Michael stump traffic moves along West front Street Here looking East towards Hall Street in traverse City which could see improvements Between Hall and division streets. Growing the future see front Page a2 see Bucia Page 2a

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