Golf Classic 2014

Golf Classic 2014

On May 16, a group of 129 golfers gathered at the Watertown Country Club for what turned out to be yet another win for Maranatha’s Chairman of the Board Dr. Doug Jackson. The annual Maranatha Golf Classic raised over $15,000 for the Watertown Endowment. Board member Jim Heizinga said the Watertown Endowment is important because [Continue Reading…]

Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Annual Fund Campaign: Thank You For Investing in Me

Download the PDF version here Maranatha Director of Development Steve Board said that, as fundraising efforts go, the Safety and Security Campaign was not a hard sell at all. “I think everybody understands that, in the environment we live in today, students need security,” Board said. “Especially where they live and sleep.” One of the [Continue Reading…]

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

The Music Lives On: The Brown Scholarship

Download the PDF version here An old cassette tape recorder symbolizes Dr. David Brown’s most enduring memory of his father. “Dad would sit on the front row at every concert of mine with his cassette recorder, taping ever y note,” Brown said. “He wasn’t a great musician, but he was a huge fan of music.” [Continue Reading…]

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

Construction Ministry Volunteers Replace Melford Roof

The atmosphere in Melford Hall seemed dramatically different from June 9-16. It may have been the sound of tool belts jangling. Perhaps it was the smell of aftershave or the echoes of animated discussions about NASCAR and golf. The women’s dormitory was certainly a different place—and, thanks to a crew of nine volunteers from Independent [Continue Reading…]

Jackson Foursome Wins Golf Classic (Again)

Jackson Foursome Wins Golf Classic (Again)

See photos from the 2012 Maranatha Golf Classic here Doug Jackson and his golf partners just keep finding ways to top themselves. Jackson, pastor of Community Baptist Church in Saginaw, MI, and chairman of Maranatha’s Board of Trustees, teamed with Dave Clark, Adam Ray, and Kyle Snell (above) to win Friday’s 13th Annual Maranatha Golf [Continue Reading…]

Students to Raise Money for Special Olympics at Polar Plunge

Students to Raise Money for Special Olympics at Polar Plunge

Update: The NAC athletes raised more than $2,400 for Special Olympics. Read more. Some Maranatha students will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” Feb. 18. The Student Athlete Advisory Committees of all 13 Northern Athletics Conference member schools, including Maranatha, are organizing teams to participate in the Polar Plunge. This is an annual event in which [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Approved for Seal of Excellence

Maranatha Approved for Seal of Excellence

Maranatha was recently approved to continue to display the Best of America Seal of Excellence, a symbol of charities meeting strict accountability and program cost standards. The College’s financial practices were studied by Christian Charities USA, an independent agency that annually reviews its member charities. Christian Charities USA recommended Maranatha for the Seal of Excellence, [Continue Reading…]