and foster parents
Adoption and Foster Care Parents Open Support Group meets on the third Thursday of every
month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 51 W. Oak St. in Fremont. Adoptive
and foster parents from any church or agency are invited. Meetings will focus on pertinent
topics, resources, encouragement and guidance in raising foster adopted children. To RSVP,
call Kim McClernan at 854-1329.
Class of 1973 40-year reunion
Fremont High School Class of 1973 has scheduled its 40 Year Reunion for July 20 at
Ramshorn Country Club. The reunion committee is also planning a tour of the new Fremont
High School. More information is available
online on the class blog at http://fhspackers1973.blogspot.com. Classmates who do not
receive Save the Date cards are asked to e-mail their addresses to
email@example.com or call Rhona Colbert at 231-722-6600, ext. 14.
15th annual Big Rapids Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Show will be held on July 26, 27 and
28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on east M-20 at Old Mill Pond Road.
drive in White Cloud
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Tuesday, June 11 from noon to 5:45 p.m. at
St. Joseph Catholic Church at 955 Newell in White Cloud.
National Baby Food Festival is adding a new event for 2013 and needs the support of local
people who would be willing to donate old
wooden baby high chairs. Chair donations can be dropped off at the Fremont Area Chamber of
Commerce office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to
request other donation arrangements, call Sue Johnson at 924-0770 or e-mail
Class of 1973
Newaygo High School Class of 1973 has scheduled its 40 year class reunion for Saturday,
June 29 at Sandy Beach County Park near Hardy Dam. Classmates who have not received e-mail
notices are invited to call Cindy Melvin Blamer at 652-3799 or friend the
Facebook page at www.facebook.com/newaygo.reunion for the latest updates. The reunion
committee includes Beth Adama Keloneva, Karl and Sue Dietz Frederikson, Connie Ferguson
Vanderhyde, Suellen Mathews Gilbert, Ed Parker, Felix Weglarz, Jeane Malsom George, Beth
Snyder Wittenberger, Bob Hance, Denise Beerman Lockery, Laurie Wilson Wellman and Bill
of Michigan will provide a free grief support group starting on June 11 at 33 W. Main St.
in downtown Fremont. This group will be held
on the second Tuesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Registration is not required for
this support group. For more information, call Tangela Zielinski at 231-796-7371 or
Historical Society Museum
Holton Historical Society Museums special theme for this year is Holton High
School Memorabilia. People who have items they are willing to loan to the museum are
asked to call Cookie Evanauski at 821-0130. The museum will be open on Memorial Day,
Monday, May 27, after the 9 a.m. parade until 1 p.m. The museum is scheduled to be open
from June through September on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, from 1 to 3
to Care event
to Care, an information event intended to promote saving lives and living better, will be
held on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Misty Moon Recreation Area at 12685
N. Woodbridge (M-37) in Bitely. The free event will offer three tents, three topics, three
hours of documentaries (two to 15 minutes long) on cancer cures, natural cures and
prevention, top cancer fighting food and plants, vaccines,
fluoridation, chemtrails and other subjects. Vendors and other interested
people are invited to call Rick or Kim Fulton at (231) 745-3524 or (601) 299-3107 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
drive in Newaygo
Knights of Columbus and Michigan Blood plan to host a blood drive on Friday, May 24 from 1
to 5:30 p.m. at St. Bartholomews Catholic Church at 599 W. Brooks St in Newaygo.
Appointments are preferred and may be made online at www.miblood.org or by calling
athletic physicals will be conducted for Fremont Middle School and Fremont High School
students for the 2013-14 school year on Tuesday, May 28 at Fremont High School. Girls
physicals will begin at 6 p.m. and the boys will start at 8 p.m. Physical forms may be
picked up at the middle school or high school offices and must be completed by a parent in
advance. For more information, call the FHS Athletic Department at 924-7329.
City Alumni Reunion
Howard City High School Alumni Reunion will be held on May 25 at Heritage United Methodist
Church at 19931 Kendaville Rd. in Pierson. Punch will be available at 6 p.m. with dinner
starting at 6:30 p.m. The fee is $15 per person. Send reservations by May 21 to Don Bauman
at 22313 M-82 in Howard City, 49329.
next monthly Original Gospel Jamboree will be on Saturday, May 25 at Amazing Grace Acres
Church at the corner of M-37 and Woodland Park Dr. north of Brohman. A potluck meal will
begin at 6:30 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m., featuring the Nate and Friends, the
Faith Gospel Team and host Lucky Fulton. The public is invited.
Hummel will present a free introductory lecture on the Transcendental Meditation Program
on Saturday, June 1 at 11 a.m.. at the Fremont Area District Library at 104 E. Main St. in
Fremont. The public is invited.
Club for investors
Deleguardia, financial advisor with Edward Jones Investments, will host a Coffee Club on
Wednesday, June 5 at 46 W. Sheridan St. in Fremont. The coffee club offers us an
opportunity to learn from one another and receive market updates, Deleguardia said.
I look forward to keeping individual investors informed about the current market and
economy, as well as have fun and get to know some of my neighbors.
White Cloud Chamber of Commerce is looking for Homecoming Days Princesses ages five to 15.
Applicants are invited to send names, addresses, ages, phone numbers and recent photos to
the Royalty Committee at PO Box 804 in White Cloud, 49349. The entry deadline is May 31.
BB Gun Shoot
White River Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold a Jakes BB
Gun Shoot for youngsters on Saturday, June 1 at the mill pond in White Cloud. The shooting
will be in an enclosed tent with adult supervision, using only guns and BBs supplied
by the White River Longbeards. Participants must be accompanied by a parent. The event,
held as part of the annual Russell Gilbert Memorial Kids Free Fishing Day event, will also
inlude turkey education, turkey calling instruction, food and beverages.
Operation Heart Start committee is seeking donations to help raise money for the purchase
of three automated external defibrillators, life-saving equipment that will be available
at all times in Fremont Police Department patrol vehicles. Donations can be sent to the
Operation Heart Start fund at Chemical Bank, 211 W. Main Street in Fremont. For more
information, call committee co-chair Robin Dawe at 924-3449.
White River Watershed Partnership will hold its annual meeting program on Thursday, June 4
at 7 p.m. at the Hesperia Community Library. Peggy Case, President of Michigan Citizens
for Water Conservation, will give a presentation on fracking issues. This will be a chance
to obtain information and ask questions about the issue of using fracking as a means to
drill for gas or oil. The meeting is open to interested watershed citizens.
public is invited to a Car Hop on Wednesday, May 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the First
Congregational Church of Fremont. The Car Hop will offer hot dogs and hamburgers in your
car while listening to music from the 50s. Donations will be accepted, with part of the
money being set aside for next years mission trip to Guatemala.
Post 6898, and the Ladies Auxiliary, will meet on Wednesday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the VFW
Post at 7751 Maple Island Rd.
who are interested in amateur (ham) radio are invited to meet for breakfast on Saturday,
June 8 at 8 a.m. at the Side Street Cafe in downtown Fremont.
Door Players to hold auditions
Door Players announces open auditions for their summer childrens production of
Ransom of Red Chief on Tuesday, May 21 at 4 p.m., Wednesday. May 22 at 7 p.m., Tuesday
June 4 at 4 p.m., and Wednesday, June 5 at 7 p.m. at the Stage Door Theater at 1147 Wilcox
in White Cloud. Students ages eight to 18 are
needed for the mid-July performance.
Cream Social for NHS graduates
Bible Church of Newaygo will honor this years graduates of Newaygo High School by
hosting an ice cream social for them on Thursday, May 23 after the graduation ceremony.
All of the graduates and their families are invited. Seating will be available inside and
outside. The church is across from Newaygo High School at 200 Mill Street. For more
information, call the church at 652-6941.