Monthly Archives: May 2012

NFL Supports Concussion Awareness Program

The number of children suffering sports-related concussions is rising at an alarming rate – impacting the lives of many young people. Continue reading

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Honor Our American Heroes this Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time for us to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to America, pay tribute to their memory and celebrate everything they fought and died to protect. Continue reading

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Proos Working on Youth Athlete Concussion Legislation

State lawmakers are still pursuing legislation aimed at reducing the impact concussions have on youth athletes in Michigan. State Senator John Proos says it was discussed last week, emphasizing that awareness needs to be raised among those involved with youth sports. Continue reading

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Proos Bill on Concussion Awareness Clears Senate Committee

The state’s Senate Health Policy Committee has approved legislation requiring youth sports organizations, including schools, to adopt a concussion awareness program. Continue reading

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Coloma Students Show What is Possible Throught Creativity, Collaboration and Hard Work

Coloma High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students were honored in February by the Michigan Department of Education with the Excellence in Practice Award for a metal dinosaur sculpture project. Continue reading

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Proos Legislation Encourages Companies to Protect Environment on Own

Legislation to cut regulations and provide incentives for businesses that volunteer to become certified “clean corporate citizens” through environmental management programs is headed to the state House. Senator John Proos sponsored the bills, which have now passed the Senate. Continue reading

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Pure Michigan = $1 Billion in Tourism

A record number of out-of-state visitors were attracted to the state in 2011 as a result of last summer’s Pure Michigan campaign. Continue reading

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