Joan Kroc, the widow of McDonald's founder Ray Kroc, dreamed of a network of "Kroc Centers" in underserved communities, each providing opportunities in arts, education, and athletics for children, adults, and families. The Kroc foundation teamed up with the Salvation Army to head up the project.  There are now 26 "Salvation Army Kroc Centers" across the…

What is the largest US city on or near Lake Huron?  With almost 35,000 citizens the answer is Bay City Michigan.  In 1831 when Leon Tromble built his log cabin by the Saginaw river, he became the first citizen of what would become Bay City. As the city grew, a need for civic services was…