The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in
the weeks surrounding Independence Day to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for
patients now and throughout the summer. An opportunity to donate will be on Monday, July
11 from noon to 5:45 p.m. at St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church at 150 W. Church Street
in Twin Lake.
Morning coffee club
Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a
morning coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan
in Fremont. To reserve a seat, call either Branch Office Administrator Laurene Homsher or
Tina McLain at 924-9600.
Fremont library book sale
The Friends of the Fremont Area District Library will hold their
annual summer book sale at the library during the National Baby Food Festival on
Wednesday, July 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. for Friends members only. Memberships may be purchased
for $10 at the door. The public sale is scheduled for Thursday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. and Friday, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free pizza and a float
Newaygo County Right to Life will hold a teen night with free
pizza on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at St. Bartholomews Catholic Church in Newaygo.
Teens will be invited to help design and build a float for Fremonts National Baby
Food Festival Parade.
Evening coffee club
Local Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host
an evening coffee club at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 14 at his branch office at 46 W.
Sheridan in Fremont downtown Fremont. To reserve a seat, call either Branch Office
Administrator Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 924-9600.
Holton thrift store hours
The Holton Community Center Thrift Stores summer hours
will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. The store is at 8485 Holton Road next to
the Feed Mill Restaurant. Most clothing is priced at $1.98 or less.
Monthly Alzheimers Caregiver Support Group meetings will
on Thursday, July 28 and will be held on the fourth Thursday of each month thereafter,
from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 E. Main in Fremont.
Pine Grove Community Church will host its Senior Lunch for
anyone at least 60 years of age or older on Wednesday, June 29 at noon at the church at
M-82 and Beech east of Newaygo.
The Parkinsons Support Group meets on the third Thursday of every month from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at
the Tamarac at 1401 W. Main Street in Fremont. For more information, call 924-3073.
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.
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.
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.
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.