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Upcoming Community Events
Peanut butter egg fundraiser
Fremont Fountain View is holding a homemade peanut butter egg fundraiser. Eggs can be ordered at Fountainview or by calling 924-5050. Orders are due by March 18. The eggs are offered at a price of $1.50 apiece, six for $8 or a dozen for $15. Donations of Jif peanut butter will be accepted during February. Proceeds will benefit Fremont Fountain View
Stage Door Players to present “Drinking Habits”
Stage Door Players will present the farce “Drinking Habits” on March 8, 9, 15 and 16 at the theater in downtown White Cloud. Doors are scheduled to open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door, priced at $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students.
Imagination & Inspiration
Newaygo County Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect will hold a fundraising event, “a night of imagination and inspiration,” on Saturday, May 4 at 5 p.m. at Hope Hall at The Center for Hope and Healing at 601 N. Evergreen on the north edge of White Cloud. Information and registration is available online at www.center4hh.org and by calling 231-787-2922.
Camp Newaygo’s Ridge Dinner series will feature a Valentine’s Day dinner event at the camp on Wednesday evening, Feb. 14, starting at 5:30 p.m. Registration and more information is available online at https://campnewaygo.org/events/valentines/ or by calling the camp at 652-1184.
Donate blood in Fremont
All Saints Catholic Church in Fremont will hold a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The church is located at 500 Iroquois Dr.
Amazing Grace Acres blood drive
Amazing Grace Acres Church will host an American Red Cross blood drive on Friday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the church at 762 W. Woodland Park Drive north of Brohman. Appointments can be scheduled online at RedCrossBlood.org or by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.
Applications for the Ceres Solutions scholarship program at due by March 1. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of cooperative members, and applicants must be pursuing agriculture-related fields of study. Information is available online at www.ceres.coop.
Local people are invited to schedule influenza vaccines with District Health Department 10 online at https://www.dhd10.org/schedule or by calling DHD10 at 888-217-3904.
Educator award nominations
Michigan people are invited to nominate outstanding public school educators for the Michigan Lottery’s 2023-24 Excellence in Education awards. Nominations are currently open, and parents, students, school staff members and others are encouraged to submit nominations online at https://www.michiganlottery.com/excellence-in-education.
White Cloud history
Copies of the new book “Images of America: White Cloud” are now available for purchase at the White Cloud Community Library.
Language learning online
Newaygo Area District Library cardholders can learn foreign languages online with Transparent Language, a web-based learning tool. The link to the service is available online at www.newaygolibrary.org.
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.
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.