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Upcoming Community Events

CROP Walk seeks help

Organizers of the 37th Fremont Area CROP Hunger Walk are looking for more walkers and sponsors for this year’s Oct. 2 event. For information, call organizer Marcia Pinder at 231-335-9985 or email marciapinder@gmail.com.

 

NHS Class of 1977 Reunion

The Newaygo High School Class of 1977 will hold its 45th year class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 17, starting at 5 pm. at the VFW post in Newaygo.

Pig and Pie in White Cloud

The Friends of the White Cloud Community Library plan to hold their annual pig roast on  Friday, Aug. 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $10. Along with dinner, the event will include the second annual Pie in the Face Contest, scheduled for 6:45 p.m. Votes, in the form of pocket change, can be cast at the library. The votes will determine which of six contestants gets pie in the face.

Classic Car Show

The Newaygo Medical Care Facility plans to hold a classic car show for residents on Thursday, Aug. 18, starting at 2 p.m. Vehicle owners who are interested in exhibiting are invited to call Life Enrichment Director Peggy Sue at 924-2020. Ice cream will be served at the show.

Community Picnic in WC

The White Cloud Police Department’s seventh annual Community and Kids Picnic will be on Tuesday, Aug. 16, starting at 5:30 p.m. at Rotary Park on the banks of the White River near the dam. The picnic will again feature food, prizes, vendors and a variety of area police and emergency response professionals.

 

COVID19 testing site

TrueNorth Community Services and District Health Department 10 have begun hosting a COVID19 testing clinic on Mondays and Fridays from noon to 4:30 p.m. at the TrueNorth building south of Fremont at 6308 S. Warner Ave.

Fore Fun Golf Outing

The River Country Chamber of Commerce’s Fore Fun Golf Outing is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Waters Edge Golf Course in Fremont. A shotgun start is sheduled for 9 a.m., and the event will feature a poker run, the Flamingo Challenge and other games. Information about golfer registration and sponsorships is available online at rivercountrychamber.com.

PraiseFest ’22

Glory of the Latter House Ministries is planning its PraiseFest’22 back-to-school celebration for Saturday, Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the church at 17 E. Echo Drive on the west side of White Cloud. The free event will feature food, games and other attractions as a way of promoting educational success. For more information, call the church at 689-1992.

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.

 

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.