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Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fremont 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 donovanlocke24@gmail.com.

Teen oratory contest

Right 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.

Bridgeton Meal Deal

On Friday, March 13, a St. Patrick’s 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.

A Night of Jazz

“A 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.

Local V.A. clinic offered

Veterans 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

A 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

A 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. Lyndi’s kidneys are too toxic for her and are scheduled to be removed on March 19. For reservations call Kathy Herron at 231-937-9895.

Lion’s Club onion sale

The 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.

Baked potato lunch at COA

The Newaygo County Commission on Aging will hold its annual St. Patrick’s 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.

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