Monday, April 26, 2010

The Mike Chaloupka Leadership Award Scholarship

Well, we went to the DAAC Awards Banquet last Wednesday. The Mike Chaloupka Leadership Award Scholarship was presented to a deserving young fellow, Mitch Pashen. Jenny and I (Dad) went in front, Jenny spoke about Mike and about the award. The photographer thought that Jenny(Sister) was the Mom, and Mom was the Sister (Actually Mom was afraid to go up and present). The food was good and the event was inspiring. The dance part, not so much....

Chit-chat later, Dr. Telfer was telling us about all the changes concerning the intersection where the fateful event happened. The University is going to have to pay to move the stone gate entry pillars on the campus adjacent to the intersection in order to make room for the traffic signals. This is delaying the signal installation a bit because of changes to planning and the red tape involved. It seem as though Mike is still shaking things up on campus and in the Whitewater community almost 2 years after his passing.

The University is also putting a crosswalk control system in a different part of the campus where they had near misses, and are lobbying the State/City to improve safety on a few others.

That is all from me for now. Thanks for your interest.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Mike Chaloupka Leadership Award-Photo's

Did you find the typo, yes Jenny thought it was pretty funny. The three n's in her name. She was laughing so hard, especially since her friend made the power point. It was a fun evening with lots of laughing.