Holton Historical Society Museum will be open from June through September this year on the
second Thursday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon and the fourth Saturday of the month
from 1 to 3 p.m. each month. Appointments may also be made by calling Marian Drake at
Center School reunion
15th annual Garfield Center School reunion will be on Saturday, Aug. 29 at 1 p.m. at the
Garfield Township Hall. Bring a dish to pass and table service. Beverages will be
furnished. For more information, call Joyce
Johnson at 652-1013.
drive in Fremont
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 27, from noon to 5:45 p.m. at
All Saints Catholic Church at 510 Iroquois in Fremont.
Wednesday, Aug. 19, the Grant Area District Library will present a movie about a Marine
who travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown
woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. Lunch will be served at 12:30
p.m. The library is at 122 Elder St. in Grant. For more information, call 834-5713.
Information is also available online at www.grantlibrary.net.
Newaygo school employees
employees of Newaygo Public Schools are invited to meet for breakfast on the first day of
school (Tuesday, Sept. 8) at 8:30 a.m. at Cronks Oakridge Restaurant in Newaygo.
ninth annual Brainy Day 5K Trail Run will be on Saturday, Aug. 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. at
16489 124th Street in Nunica. The trail run will feature five-year age groups, chip timing
and no roads. The event will benefit neurological progrms at the Helen DeVos Childrens
Hospital. For more information or to register, call (616) 837-6242. Information is also
available online at www.brainyday5k.com.
workshop designed specifically for adults age 60 and over with type 2 diabetes will meet
once a week for six weeks, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 1 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the
Woodview Apartments community room at 782 W Brooks in Newaygo. The workshop is sponsored
by the Newaygo County Commission on Aging in collaboration with MSU Extension. Funding is
provided by the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan. For more information, or to
register, call Theresa Lindsay at 689-2100.
Edward Jones financial advisor Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club session at 9 a.m.
on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at his branch office at 46 W. Sheridan Street in Fremont.
Deleguardia will provide an update on the stock market and the economy in a relaxed
environment. To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher or Tina McLain at 231-924-9600.
Fremont Scouting Expo will be on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fremont United
Methodist Church. The free event will offer information about Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and
Girl Scouts. For more information, call Scott or Darlene Schubert at (616) 929-9881.