Still in need of Vendors for
the upcoming Outdoor Expo
Newaygo Countys first annual Venture Outdoor Expo will be
held on June 17 and 18 in partnership with the Newaygo County Fair Association and the
Fremont Lions Club. The Expo will showcase Newaygo County outdoor activities and
recreation opportunities. Potential vendors are invited to call 231-821-2338 or email
email@example.com for more details.
Book Club in a Bag
The Grant Area District Library is offering Book Club in a Bag.
Each bag has at least 10 books and questions for the book along with information from the
author. For a list of titles or other information, call the library at 834-5713.
Information is also available online at www.grantlibrary.net. The library is at 122 Elder
St. in Grant.
Labels for Grant library
The Grant Area District Library is participating in label
collecting as a new fundraiser, seeking Spartan labels, Aunt Millies School Spirits
and Campbells Labels for Education program. A complete list is available at the
library. Labels may be dropped off at the library at 122 Elder St. in Grant. For more
information, call the library at 834-5713. Information is also available online at www.grantlibrary.net.
Puppy and kitten food
AmeriGas Propane of Fremont is collecting puppy and kitten food
and non-clumping kitty litter donations to benefit the Newaygo County Animal Shelter in
White Cloud. Unopened packages and cans can be dropped-off at the AmeriGas office at 5857
S. Warner Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday. Donations will be accepted until April 29.
The Newaygo Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired
School Personnel meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from May through December, in
Fremont and White Cloud locations. All former public school personnel are eligible to
join. Call Linda Juliano at 924-2227 for meeting information and reservations.
Mothers Day Brunch
A special Mothers Day Brunch Buffet will be held at the
All Saints Church hall on Sunday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to noon. Tickets are priced at $20
for adults, $8 for children under 12, free for children age five and younger. For
reservations, call Bonnie Erber at 924-3371.
Mike Hummel will present a free introductory presentation on the
Transcendental Meditation Program on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at Tamarac, the Center for
Health and Wellbeing, at 1401 W. Main Street in Fremont. The public is invited.
Book donations wanted
People who have unwanted books, videos, CDs or audiobooks
are asked to consider donating them to the Friends of the Fremont Area District Library
for their annual book sale in July. All proceeds are given to the library to support
various programs and collections.
National Day of Prayer
A local observance of the National Day of Prayer will be held at
the Community Building in Grant on Thursday, May 5 at noon.
Holton Museum seeks old toys
Holton Historical Society Museum at 6511 Holton-Whitehall Road in the townhall building is
looking for old toys (20 years or older) to borrow for a special theme display: Toys
through the Decades. To loan a toy for the exhibit, call Cookie Evanauski at
821-0130 before May 28.