Monthly Archives: May 2013

Englewood YMCA triathlon set in motion

ENGLEWOOD — Mike Schyck, race and wellness director of the Englewood YMCA, has been going nonstop coming off organizing the 5K Doo Rag Run on May 11 and now preparing for the 14th annual Englewood YMCA Triathlon coming July 13. … Continue reading

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Senior softball summer league a hit

ENGLEWOOD — Few can match Jodi Alexander’s love of softball. She’s played off and on since she was 15. Although she still loves to play, she’ll have to stick to just managing the Barracuda Legends as she recovers from knee … Continue reading

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Club offers rowing lessons

ENGLEWOOD — Cathy Spencer couldn’t imagine a better experience than being out on the water at 6 a.m., watching the sunrise and enjoying nature and the camaraderie of her fellow rowers. A former board member, Spencer has served in every … Continue reading

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Batters up for cancer research

ENGLEWOOD — Keith Farlow, owner of Farlow’s on the Water in Englewood, jumped at the chance to participate at the Englewood Area Wiffle Ball Tournament when a friend mentioned it to him.    “I’m glad to be a part of … Continue reading

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Thunderstruck on Facebook

ENGLEWOOD — Former rock musician Kenny Smith was living a quiet life as an air conditioning technician when he received a very unlikely friend request on Facebook. Erik Smith, the son he hadn’t heard from in 27 years, who, coincidentally, … Continue reading

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Thrift store takes everything in exchange for hope

ENGLEWOOD — Marc Marois will take anything you don’t need and will make sure someone else puts it to good use. Marois is president of Giving Hope Thrift Store, an Englewood nonprofit that opened in March. “We help people who … Continue reading

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Finances sink May Daze

ENGLEWOOD — Despite the success and growth of the annual May Daze, founder Terry Hargis had to cancel this year’s event because of lack of financial support. “We had problems finding sponsors since they’ve been dropping us,” Hargis said. The … Continue reading

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