Starr Albion Prep Talent Show!

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Last Friday, students on our Albion campus had the opportunity to show off their hard work and skills at our first Starr Albion Prep Talent Show! Boys and girls had to audition for a slot in the show, and have been working hard for weeks to perfect their performances. Continue reading

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Starr Students Earn a Volunteer of the Year Award

DSC_0027Every year, Michigan Community Action (MCA), a group that provides many services for Michigan residents across multiple counties, holds their Community Action Awards. These awards recognize the achievements and hard work of clients and volunteers whose contributions are aligned with the Community Action mission of reducing poverty and changing lives in Michigan. This year, one of the Volunteer of the Year Awards went Starr Albion Prep for their volunteer work in Calhoun, Branch, St. Joseph, and Barry Counties.

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An Easy Way to Plan for Starr’s Future

iStock_000002169669LargeLike many Americans, you are probably aware that the accumulation of assets in your retirement plan can be the basis for a financially secure future. To ensure that your retirement assets are put to good use after your lifetime, consider the benefits of using them for a charitable gift.

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Meet Baloo, Starr’s First Therapy Dog

 

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Baloo at 7 weeks.

If you follow Starr Commonwealth on Instagram, you may have recently seen a sneak peek at the newest staff member on our Albion campus: meet Baloo, Starr’s first therapy dog! Baloo recently came in to our offices to say hello to the rest of our Starr staff and begin meeting new people in preparation for his training. Everyone immediately knew that he would be an excellent addition to our campus. Continue reading

Our Second Annual Night of Starrs Was a Success!

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Elizabeth Carey with Stand Tall Award winners Hazel Lias, Hans Schuler, and Brenda Hunt.

Last week, Starr Commonwealth continued the tradition of honoring local heroes for children with our Second Annual Night of Starrs. Hazel Maxine Martin-Lias from Albion, Brenda L. Hunt from Battle Creek, and Hans Schuler from Marshall were each presented with the Stand Tall Award and celebrated for their dedication to the basic tenets of Starr’s mission: creating positive environments where children and families can flourish.

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