Community Events - February 10, 2016



Picnic in Florida

The Fremont-Newaygo County Area Picnic is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral in Zephyrhills, Florida.


Community Choir

The Newaygo County Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its April 24 concert on Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the choir room of the Fremont United Methodist Church. All singers of  high school age and older are invited.


FOP Country Music Show

Newaygo County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 135 will present The Voice winner Craig Wayne Boyd with special guest Thom Bresh on Saturday, April 30 at the Grant Fine Arts Center. Shows are scheduled for 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets and information, call 231-225-0275.


Secretary of State closed on President’s Day

Just a reminder to residents that all Secretary of State branch offices will be closed in observance of Presidents Day on Monday, Feb. 15.


Gospel Jamboree

Amazing Grace Acres Church will host the next Original Gospel Jamboree on Saturday, Feb. 27, with a potluck at 6:30 followed by music at 7 p.m. featuring Narrow Road, the Faith Gospel Team and host Lucky Fulton. Amazing Grace Acres is at M37 and Woodland Park Road north of Brohman.




State Rep. office hours

State Rep. Jon Bumstead invites residents of the 100th House District to join him during local office hours to be held on Friday, Feb. 12 from 10 to 11 a.m. at One East Main in Fremont; from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Sally’s Restaurant in White Cloud; and from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Lake County Courthouse in Baldwin.


Clothing drive

AmeriGas Propane is hosting a clothing drive for Love In the Name of Christ of Newaygo County. Gently used clean clothing may be dropped-off at AmeriGas at 5857 S. Warner Ave., south of Fremont, until Feb. 26. People who drop-off at least 10 clothing items will receive free 20-lb. cylinder refills. Cylinders are filled between 8-8:15 a.m. and 3:30-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Blood drives

American Red Cross officials say that the Red Creoss urgently needs blood donors to give this winter. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative blood types. Donors are invited to give blood in White Cloud on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 955 Newell; and in Fremont on Thursday, Feb. 11 from noon to 5:45 p.m. at All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois.


Bridgeton Meal Deal

A breakfast meal featuring ham, sausage gravy and biscuits, breakfast casseroles, sweet rolls and more will be offered at the Friday, Feb. 12, meal deal at the Bridgeton Township Hall. A donation of $5 is suggested for the meal. All proceeds will go toward the maintenance of the new Bridgeton boat launch.