of Christian Athletes
High School students are invited to breakfast with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes
each Friday at 7 a.m. at the Fremont Wesleyan Church at 918 Garden Ave. The next breakfast
will be held on Friday, Mar. 6. For sponsorship information, email
to Life of Newaygo County will hold its yearly oratory contest for high school students on
March 14 at St. Bartholomew Church in Newaygo. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top
three orators, with the first place winner advancing to the state contest. For
applications or more information, call Jacque Hulst at 652-9476.
Friday, March 13, a St. Patricks Day themed meal deal will be offered for $5 per
meal at the Bridgeton Township Hall on the
corner of S. Warner Avenue and 118th St. from 4:30 until the food is gone. A bake sale
will also be included in the event.
Night of Jazz
Night of Jazz, the Newaygo County jazz
band concert, will be held on Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Grant Fine Arts Center.
The event, sponsored by the White Cloud Rotary Club, will feature jazz bands from several
local high schools. The admission price is $10 for adults, $5 for students, or $20 for
families. Tickets are available from any White Cloud Rotary Club member, from Newaygo
County high school band directors, or at the door. For more information, call Ron Mousel
at (231) 250-9669.
V.A. clinic offered
Administration Medical and Allied Health Services are
available via the Northern Rural Expansion Program, whose goal is to improve access to
veterans healthcare in a five-county area including Newaygo, Mecosta, Lake, Oceana
and Mason. Healthcare professionals are available to make home visits and to a provide
medical outreach at sites in each county. The Newaygo County site is at VFW Post 4249 in
Newaygo. More information and a list of available services are available online at
http://www.vfw4249.com/nrex.html. The local clinic is held on the third Tuesday of each
month from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
perch dinner will be served at the First Reformed Church at 348 E. Main Street in Fremont
on Friday, March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu will include all-you-can eat perch, french fries or baked potato, cole slaw, dinner
roll and dessert. Dinner will be offered for $10 for adults, $5 for children ages five to
10, and free for children under age five. Take-out meals will be available.
White Breakfast will be held at the Grant Community Church at 115 W. State Road on
Tuesday, March 31 at 9:30 a.m. Speaker Marvel Thompson will talk on the topic Lent
Is For Everyone. A free-will offering will be collected for Lyndi Hollinger who has
F.S.G.S. Lyndis kidneys are too toxic for her and are scheduled to be removed on
March 19. For reservations call Kathy Herron at 231-937-9895.
Club onion sale
Fremont Lions Club is having its annual Vidalia onion sale again. The prices are the same
as last year: $10 for a 10-lb. bag and $20 for a 25-lb. bag. The onions are scheduled to
arrive in mid-may and payment will be due at deliver. To order by April 8, call Lions
Laurene or Carl Homsher at 924-5486, or Lion Ron Gibson at 924-0126. Proceeds will support
Lions vision and hearing projects.
potato lunch at COA
Newaygo County Commission on Aging will hold its annual St. Patricks Day Baked
Potato Lunch on Tuesday, March 17, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Newaygo County
Senior Resource and Community Center at 93 S Gibbs Street in White Cloud. Tickets are
priced at $5 in advance or $6 at the door. All proceeds will support COA programs. For
more information or to reserve a ticket, call the COA at 689-2100.