Mrs. Laurie Cicinelli was born and raised in Hemlock, MI. She attended Zion Lutheran (Iva) Church and schools. She graduated from Hemlock High School and attended Alma College where she received a BA degree in 1976. She married Kurt Cicinelli in 1977. She now has 3 adult children who attended St. Peter Lutheran School. Two of her adult children and their families live out of state, and her eldest son and his family live close by and also attend St. Peter. She has 3 grandchildren. Mrs. Cicinelli has been the original SPLASH director since it’s inception in 2012.
Mr. Cicinelli has retired from a family owned business and has taken up dog training for the last decade. Mrs. “C”, as her SPLASH kids call her, helps with the dogs, mostly on cleanup and snuggling. She also enjoys her large flower gardens, reading and travel during her summer’s off.