Community Initiatives

In order for the MMCM to grow and thrive, programs and services are nurtured with groups located throughout the Great Lake Bay Region:

Big Little Days at MMCM

Big Brothers Big Sisters 001

All Big Brothers and Big Sisters are invited to bring their Little Brothers and Little Sisters to the MMCM, year-round, for a discounted price.  http://www.bbbsgreatlakesbay.org/

Breastfeeding Awareness Fall Fest

Expectant and new mothers, their children and families are welcomed at the MMCM. Community partners provide education, information, entertainment, support, and personal experiences related to the benefits of breast feeding.

Career Links Participant

The Saginaw Intermediate School District Career Links program helps Saginaw County’s high school juniors and seniors attain the skills needed the become successful, responsible, work-ready adults.   http://www.scbep.com/career-link-program.html

Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

Zoo-seum 5 Day Summer Camps! Campers spend time at both the MMCM and the Children’s Zoo. Activities are integrated to provide hands-on learning at both locals!  http://www.saginawzoo.com/

Delta College Work Study Site

Federal Work-Study is a self-help program to assist with college expenses. Work-study provides part-time jobs at non-profit organizations off-campus. Work-study students receive bi-weekly paychecks, and use the earnings to pay their educational costs such as living expenses, transportation, books, etc.  http://www.delta.edu/financial-aid-office/work-studyopportunitiesandguidelines.aspx

Grandparent Sundays

Grandparents are welcome to visit the MMCM FREE on the first Sunday of each month, October through May!  Bring the grandkids, enjoy the day.

Great Lakes Bay Autism Center

The GLBAC partners with the MMCM to provide parent training, behavior strategies, communication techniques and community resources. Siblings learn about their sibling’s disability, and children on the autism spectrum practice social skills.  http://glbac.org/

Impact Saginaw – Your Community Credit Unions

Impact Saginaw http://impactsaginaw.com/museum2013.html  partners with the MMCM to provide free admission for a day of fun for families in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

PBS Learning Media

PBS LearningMedia™ http://qtv.pbslearningmedia.org/ provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning. It offers schools, districts, and states a cost-effective solution for seamless media integration and customization, including:

  • State standards alignment
  • Robust user management
  • Comprehensive analytics
  • Content management system

Power Play Saturday

Children learn how to keep their heart and body healthy in a fun way! Community partners include: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Saginaw Chapter, Pulse3 Foundation, Saginaw ISD Head Start and Early Head Start, Saginaw Black Nurses of Saginaw, and the American Heart Association.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority:  http://www.dstmidwestregion.com/midwest_chapters

Pulse3 Foundation:  http://www.mcvifoundation.org/

Saginaw ISD Head Start and Early Head Start:  http://www.saginawheadstart.org/

Saginaw Black Nurses Association:   http://bnasaginaw.nursingnetwork.com/

American Heart Association:  http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

Public Libraries

Ask your local library for the MMCM family day pass. Patrons can check out the pass and visit the MMCM for free!

Public Libraries of Saginaw:  http://www.saginawlibrary.org/

Bay County Libraries:  http://www.baycountylibrary.org/

Grace A. Dow Library of Midland:  http://www.midland-mi.org/gracedowlibrary/

$ave $ome Moola Mondays @ MMCM

Come to the MMCM any Monday and enjoy 2 for $12.00 discounted admission!

Safe Routes to School

MMCM and Stone Elementary School received funds to install a pedestrian signal inside the Museum. Children and adults can practice safe street crossing by using the signal. (Saginaw Public Schools:  http://www.spsd.net/)

Scouting Sunday

Girls and boys up to age 12 years can visit the MMCM with troop leaders, parents and guardians for a fun play day or to work on a specific badge. Call the MMCM to reserve your date and learn about museum badges you can earn.

Boy Scouts of Michigan: www.michiganscouting.org

Girls Scouts of Michigan: www.gshom.org

 

SVRC Industries, Inc. Work Place training site

In order to maintain the spotless and sanitary environment that families expect, a skilled, supervised SVRC cleaning team arrives every Tuesday to wash, polish and dust the various elements and surfaces throughout the MMCM facility.   http://www.svrcindustries.com


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