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Upcoming Community Events

WarFrog benefit event

American Legion posts in Hesperia, Whitehall and Holton will hold a fund-raising event to benefit the War Frog Foundation on Saturday, May 21 from noon to 10 p.m. at Holton American Legion Post 397. The event will include live music, food, cornhole and horseshoe tournaments, raffles and more. The Holton post is at 9150 Holton Road. Information about the foundation and its work with veterans is available online at www.warfrogfoundation.org.

Veterans Affairs vacancies

The Newaygo County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for military veterans to serve on the county’s Veterans Affairs Committee. The application deadline is May 31. Qualifications and information about the application process appear in a public notice on Page 9 of this week’s TimesIndicator.

Suicide prevention

Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial will offer a free suicide prevention training program on Wednesday, June 29 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dalton Branch Library at 3175 Fifth Street, Twin Lake. The “Question, Persuade, Refer” training is designed to increase participants’ ability to identify people who have suicidal thoughts or behaviors, and to intervene to save lives. To register, call 924-3073 or email communityhealth@spectrumhealth.org.

Book donations

Local people tackling their spring cleaning are invited to consider donating their used books, music and movies to the Fremont Area District Library at 104 E. Main St. The  donations can benefit the community by adding materials to the library’s collection and to the Friends of the Library benefit book sales. Donation forms for tax deductions are available at the library’s front desk.

Free COVID19 testing

A free COVID19 testing clinic (park and test) is being held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. at the NCRESA headquarters building at 4747 W. 48th St. on the east edge of , Fremont. Participants can pre-register online at  https://honumg.info/NCRESA.

 

Old bundles of newspapers

The TimesIndicator has old bundles of newspapers available for free. Great for packaging material for moving or storage, animal bedding, craft and piñata projects, school or church crafts, and painting projects. Self-serve, you load them yourself, please call before you come, 231-924-4400.

Fremont library’s hours

The Fremont Area District Library is open on Sundays through May.  The library’s current hours are: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.