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July 11, 2019                                                  ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS OF MICHIGAN                                                  PAGE 5

                                  CANTON - NORTHVILLE

        Canton Lions Club awards $2,000 scholarship

           The Canton Loins Club      Sullivan said Lions need to sup-
        recently awarded a $2,000 schol-  port youth whenever possible.
        arship to Jacob Ooms, 18, a     “Jacob represents the best of
        graduate of Plymouth High     youth and we are extremely
        School.                       proud of what he has accom-
           Ooms will be attending     plished in his academic endeav-
        Michigan State University this  ors. I think his future will be
        fall to pursue his degree in  bright and he will lead others in
        nursing. He earned a 3.7 grade  and out of college to seek their
        point average in high school  full potential,” Sullivan said.
        while working at Holiday        Ooms and his parents,
        Market and also played base-  Robert and Cathy, attended the
        ball.                         award ceremony recently. Ooms
           The Canton Lions award two  has two brothers, Jared and
        $2,000 scholarships annually for  Noah, along with a sister, Ariel,
        tuition, books or campus hous-  and the family live in Canton.
        ing to an accredited trade or   The Canton Lions Club com-
        business school, college or uni-  prises diverse individuals who
        versity. Scholarships are award-  come together at Rose's
        ed to students who have con-  Restaurant on the fourth
        tributed to the community     Monday of the month to assist
        throughout their high school  those less fortunate in the com-
        experience. Preference is given  munity.  For additional informa-
        to sight and/or hearing impaired  tion on the Canton Lions Club  Jacob Ooms, left, is congratulated by Lions Club President Ron Sullivan, Christine Sullivan and  his moth-
        students.                     call Lion Bill Van Winkle (734)  er, Cathy Ooms. In the back row are Lions Club Vice President Robert Harris and club member Nancy
           Canton Lions President Ron  254-9404   Williams.
        Northville OK's purchase of patrol car equipment

           Members of the Northville   chase include antenna docking  allow two-way information flow  issues, according to police offi-  from CDW-G through the State of
        City Council recently approved  stations and screen stiffeners  as well as global positioning  cials.                      Michigan Master Computing -
        several purchases and upgrades  from Dell, using Oakland County-  satellite capabilities. Police use  Council  members  also  MiDEAL contract.
        to equipment in the police     CLEMIS contract pricing.       the computers to input informa-  approved the expenditure of   The purchase of new modems
        department.                      City patrol vehicles each have  tion from their vehicle, which  $3,644 to purchase six printers  for patrol vehicles from the same
           At a recent meeting, council  a Mobile Data Computer (MDC)  maximizes patrol time and keeps  with a 3-year service contract,  vendor was also approved in the
        members approved the purchase  that allows access to various law  officers on the street, officials  USB cables, car adaptors, mount-  amount of $6,120, secured from
        of six replacement Mobile Data  enforcement databases and net-  said. The current equipment is 5-  ing brackets, Mag Tek SureSwipe  the same vendor and process.
        Computers for police patrol vehi-  works. The computers are linked  years-old and is starting to have  readers, and receipt paper.   Installation will be an additional
        cles at a cost of $15,116. The pur-  with the city dispatch center to  connectivity and reliability  The purchase will be made  $3,000 for a total cost of $9,120.
        Canton Camp-Out is tomorrow                                                    Bridge will remain closed

           For one special night tomorrow,     the movie may be suspended or cancelled.
        Independence Park in Canton Township     Campers and RVs will also be allowed to  The lengthy closure of the Lilley  is on tap for the extensive bridge
        will be transformed into a campground  participate; however, no electricity will be  Road bridge north of Michigan Avenue  repair.
        during Leisure Services Annual Family  available.  Set-up of tents and campers will  is nearing completion. At the June 11  Township Supervisor Pat Williams
        Camp-Out and Movie Night.              begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12. No advance  Canton Board of Trustees meeting, offi-  said the Lilley Road bridge work will
           Area residents are invited to celebrate  reservation is necessary, but online regis-  cials said Toebe Construction of Wixom  wrap up by Thanksgiving of this year.
        the great outdoors and 'camp out' during  tration will be available at www.canton-
        this popular summer event, which will also  For those who do not register
        feature the animated movie “LEGO Movie  online, the $22 camping fee may also be
        2” (Rated PG).  Due to park ground condi-  paid on-site the day of the event; cash only.
        tions, the event has been relocated this year  Those interested in just the activities and
        to Independence Park, located at 1898  movie can purchase a wristband at the
        Denton Road in Canton.                 event for $7 per participant which will not
           Plenty of activities will be available for  include face painting, refreshments or con-
        the entire family beginning at 6 p.m. includ-  cessions. Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea of
        ing: inflatable bouncers; s'more making;  Canton will also be onsite with additional
        family games and more. Face painting will  breakfast items for sale.
        also be available for a nominal fee. Crusin'  Independence Park is located on
        Custom Coneys will also be on site provid-  Denton Road, south of Cherry Hill Road.
        ing a dinner option for a nominal fee.  In  For more information, call (734) 394-5460 or
        the event of severe or inclement weather,  visit

        Canton campers enjoy toasting marshmallows during the annual event.
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