Governor Suggests People Pause, Safe Outdoor Fun for Kids & More! | Full Megacast, April 9, 2021

Former Detroit Free Press Reporter, M.L. Elrick and other news-makers discuss the latest COVID-19 information and election-related news on this full edition of the Oakland County Megacast!

Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Chief Medical Executive, Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, and Tina Freese Decker, CEO of Spectrum Health, address the latest in the State of Michigan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a live press conference.

Former Detroit Free Press, WDIV and WJBK TV reporter, M.L. Elrick, joins the show to talk about his decision to leave the field of journalism to pursue a run for Detroit City Council, the need for quality, for-profit journalism to be supported in the community, as well as his podcast, “ML Soul of Detroit.

Linda Petty, Sales and Marketing Director of STS Marketing, joins the program to talk about STS’ new Funn Time Society events series, “Stop in the Name of Fun!”

Musician Ben Sharkey talks about life as a performer during the COVID-19 pandemic, and previews his upcoming performance at Emagine Entertainment’s “Live at Emagine” series!

Robert Jamerson and Maria Franklin, CEO and Director of the Detroit Police Athletic League (P.A.L.), talk about upcoming summer programs for local kids, the need to support local organizations such as theirs, as well as precautions that they are taking as an organization to continue fun and learning outdoors while keeping safe from COVID-19.

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