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Grand Rapids School Receives High Marks From Local Parents

Grand Rapids School Receives High Marks From Local Parents

Approximately 94 percent of parents whose children are enrolled at Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids would recommend the school, according to a recent parent satisfaction survey. The blended learning school delivers a combination of online and face-to-face instruction in an engaging and flexible educational setting committed to making each student’s success a priority, .

The 2015-16 survey was administered by an independent market research company, which created the questionnaire, collected the data, and tabulated the results. High marks were achieved with 89 percent of Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids parents giving the school an A or B grade.

Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

The Grand Haven Aviation Association invite the community to a family favorite this Saturday!

The community can experience a tantalizing breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage & juice/coffee or a hotdog, chips & pop lunch, along with flight demonstrations, music, children’s activities and more. Airplane, Biplane or helicopter rides will be available.

Admission is free, rain or shine to drive in or fly in for this great time at the Grand Haven Memorial Airpark located at 16446 Comstock Street on Saturday, August 13 from 7:00am – 1:00pm.

Call: (616)842-4430 or go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com & click on events for more information.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Saturday

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on Saturday

The Grand Haven Masonic Lodge 139 invites the community the last Saturday of July to enjoy this Pancake Breakfast, while benefiting the Boy Scout Troop 246!

Start your family out with a tantalizing Pancake & Sausage Breakfast before heading down to the Coast Guard Festival.

Visit the Grand Haven Masonic Center located at 344 Fulton Street in Holland on Saturday, July 30 between 8:00am and 10:30am.

Cost: $5/adults, $3/children, 12 & under or $15 for parents & their children.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more listed events or E-mail: mike@verduins.com for more information.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Agency, one of Michigan’s leading title and real estate transaction coordination companies, announced today the opening of the company’s new Grandville office in a converted, 3,000 sq. ft. space at 4600 Ivanrest. The transformed space replaces the company’s current location at 4693 Wilson Ave SW.

The converted space, which was formally a residential home, will accommodate as many as six employees. The new office will focus on providing commercial and residential title insurance and closing services and allows the company to expand its presence in the Grandville community.

Friends of Spring Lake District Library Book Sale Blowout!

Spring Lake -- Great deals on new-to-you books, audiobooks, DVDs, and VHS tapes can be found at the annual Friends of Spring Lake District Library book sale. The sale will be held on Thursday, June 16 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Friday, June 17 from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, and Saturday, July 18 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. at the Spring Lake District Library.

Prices start as low as ten cents. On Friday, June 17 at 1:00 pm, the already bargain priced books will be reduced by half. On Saturday, the final day of the sale, you can purchase a bag of books for just $3.

The proceeds from the Friends book sale support a variety of library programs and services throughout the year.

Spring Lake District Library is located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake. For more information visit the library's website at http://sllib.org or call 616.846.5770.