are being held on Mondays at 7 p.m. for the Newaygo County Community Choirs Messiah
concert on Dec. 7. The choir will perform the First Part (Advent Prophecies and Jesus
Birth). Singers of high school age and older are invited. Rehearsals are held in the choir
room of Fremont United Methodist Church. For more information, call Director Joseph
Jennings at (231) 519-2127 or email email@example.com.
Fremont-area residents are invited to the Fremont Snowbirds luncheon on Thursday, Jan. 22
at 11:30 a.m. at Duffs at 6010 14th St. (Highway 41) in Bradenton, Florida.
drive in Hesperia
American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on Friday, Nov. 21, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
at Hesperia High School at 96 Division St.
County Area Picnic
Fremont-Newaygo County Area Picnic is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 20 at 11:30 a.m. at the
Golden Coral in Zephyrhills, Florida.
for the Holiday Tour
Friends of the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Township Library invite the community to the
Homes for the Holiday Tour on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The tour,
sponsored by Kindel and Company and Heavenly Vineyards, will feature the homes of Jerry
and Brenda Gartszke, the Poisson family, Susan Sunden, Brenda Tumosa and Jessie Vogel, and
Bob Visser. Tickets are priced at $10 in advance and $12 on Dec. 6. Tickets are available
at the library in Howard City and at Kindel and Company.
Community Christmas Choir
public is invited to spend Tuesday evenings practicing with the Community Choir in
preparation for the Dec. 14 Newaygo Community Christmas Concert. Anyone high school age
and older is invited to be part of the choir, which recently started practicing on Tuesday
nights from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Family of God Community Church in Newaygo. The Childrens
Community Choir practices on Wednesdays from 4 to 5 p.m. at the church. For information,
call Rev. Barbara Boss at 652-6500.
FiveCAP Board of Directors meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. at the
FiveCAP Main Office at 302 N. Main Street in Scottville.
Lutheran Church and the White River Long Beards chapter of the National Wild Turkey
Federation are sponsoring a free community Thanksgiving turkey dinner to be held on
Saturday, Nov. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the church at 701 S. Evergreen (M-37) in White
drive in Newaygo
Blood and the Knights of Columbus invite the public to roll up their sleeves and donate
blood on Friday, Dec. 12 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church at 559 W.
Brooks St. in Newaygo. Everyone who signs in to donate will be entered in a drawing for a
chance to win a $250 holiday shopping spree. To schedule online, go to www.miblood.org and
use sponsor code: SBCC.
Parkinsons Disease Support Group of Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will meet on
Thursday, Nov. 20, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Tamarac at 1401 W. Main St. in Fremont. The
topic will be Adaptable Equipment for Home and Community. Refreshments will be
provided. For more information, call Gayle Daugherty at 924-3989. The group meets on the
third Thursday of each month.