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Barbie Ward-Thomas and Connie Sather on the ModelTowners Home Team Show on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9FM

Little Lake, MIMay 18th, 2016 –Summer was in the air for another edition of the Gwinn ModelTowners Home Team Show, and Mike Plourde had a great show! He welcomed two different guests to today’s show, but before he even sat down, the Throttle Bar & Grill in Little Lake, MI served him up their famous cod dippers basket! The cod dippers basket features a TON of crispy, golden fried cod pieces, your choice of potato, a roll, and even Mike’s favorite coleslaw!

Connie Sather on the ModelTowners Home Team Show

The first guest on today’s ModelTowners Home Team Show was Connie Sather. She is a teacher in Gwinn, and she heads a couple of different programs. She leads the “Girls on the Move” Program and the “Girls Give Back” Program, and both of those activities are geared towards elementary school girls. The “Girls on the Move” Program meets once a month, and Connie leads the girls on a physical activity and also educates them on tough topics like drugs and self-confidence. Her other program, “Girls Give Back”, focuses on community service-type projects. “Girls Give Back” is a way to teach social responsibility and it’s also a way for young girls and parents to give back to a wonderful community.

Barbie Ward-Thomas on the ModelTowners Home Team Show

For the second segment of today’s show, Mike welcomed back last week’s guest Barbie Ward-Thomas, the Food Service Director for Gwinn Schools. She was on last week to tell Mike about how her programs help keep kids fed throughout the Gwinn Schools. This week, she sat down with Mike to talk about how her program assists Connie’s activities. Thanks to a recent government grant, Barbie is able to provide some snacks and meals for free to programs in the Gwinn School District.

A special thanks goes out to all the amazing sponsors of the ModelTowners Home Team Show! Thanks to the Throttle in Little Lake for hosting the show and providing a great meal and an amazing venue! Thanks to Goodwins Auto of Skandia! They’re your place for first-class auto service! Honor Credit Union, with locations in Gwinn, Negaunee, and Marquette! Stop in today for FREE checking! Bergdahls Equipment in Skandia is a great sponsor of the show, and they can fix just about any type of equipment, big or small! Also, thanks to Wally at Southside Automotive! Located just three miles South of Harvey, Wally and the gang can get your car running like new again! See the fine folks at the Gwinn/Sawyer Veterinary Clinic, where they care for your pets just as you would! Ace Hardware in Gwinn is your one-stop shop for housing/building material, hardware, paint, and so much more! We’d also like to thank Larry’s Family Foods in Gwinn! See them for the freshest produce, finest meats, and anything else on your shopping list!

Listen – Mike Plourde live from the Throttle in Little Lake, MI for the ModelTowners Home Team Show on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1 & 99.9 FM

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