Scottville Optimist Club to honor educators Tuesday; evening will include activities, music and movie.

July 18, 2016

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By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

SCOTTVILLE — The Scottville Optimist Club will be honoring educators Tuesday, July 19, and, along with the Mason County Central Education Foundation, will present a family friendly evening, which will include an activity night, live musical entertainment and a free movie at the Scottville Clown Band Shell.

The evening is the first of three family fun nights in Scottville.

The MCC Activity Night is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with summer games for kids to play at the Charles Thompson Memorial Green, which is the park the band shell sits on. The school will also have informational tables set up with information about the district’s services.

Sisters singing/string duo Chloe and Olivia Kimes will take the stage at 7 p.m. Chloe is a recent graduate of MCC High School and Olivia will be a junior next school year.

Chloe and Olivia Kimes

Chloe and Olivia Kimes

At 8 p.m. the Scottville Optimist will be reviving its Educator of the Year awards and will present awards to educators representing Mason County Central, Mason County Eastern and West Shore Educational Service District. Recipients to be honored include Joan Vidak, MCC High School counselor; Dena Thurston, MCE English/language arts instructor; and Rebecca Skiba, West Shore ESD special education teacher.

Disney’s “Frozen” will be the featured film beginning at sunset, shortly after 9:30 p.m.

The Scottville Optimist Club will be selling refreshments with proceeds going towards area youth programs and a charitable collection will also take place during the live entertainment portion of the evening.

On Tuesday, July 26, Smith & Eddy Insurance will sponsor Safety Night, along with the featured movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. emergency vehicles and personnel from area fire, police and EMS agencies will be in the West Shore Bank and Scottville Optimist Club parking lots. The Scottville Optimist Club will also be honoring three local first responders with community service awards.

Live entertainment begins at 7 p.m. with Emma and Mallie (Emma Taranko and Mallory Shinn), both Ludington High School students. The movie begins at sunset.

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, West Shore Bank will sponsor Safari night with fun games and activities from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jimmy Dodson Jr. will be the live entertainment beginning at 7 p.m. followed by the featured film Disney’s “Zootopia” at sunset. The Optimist Club will be presenting its Community Service award as well.