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Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

For the Valentine’s weekend, it’s a free fishing weekend for residents and out of state visitors.

All fishing license fees are waived for two days in Michigan, February 13 & 14 from 6:00am – 10:00pm. This allows fishing enthusiasts to enjoy the chance to catch all types of fish on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters during their respective open season. Just remember that all regulations still apply.

Call: (517)284-5839 or email walters@michigan.gov for more information. Visit www.michigan.gov for details.

Winter Blues Snowshoeing

Winter Blues Snowshoeing

To break up these long winter months, the community, ages 12 & up are invited to the Ottawa County Park located at 8115 West Olive Road in West Olive to take part in a free guided snowshoe walk. Get some great exercise and meet fresh faces while enjoying winters wonderland on Monday, February 8 from 1:00pm-2:30pm.

Snowshoe rental is available at $5 to be worn with your own boots, unless you have your own snowshoes. A winter hike will substitute the walk if weather conditions are not favorable.

Visit www.visitgrandhaven.com for event details.

Free Meals for Military Personnel for Veteran's Day-2015

Free Meals for Military Personnel for Veteran's Day-2015

Brann’s is offering a free 6oz.  Sirloin and two sides on Veteran’s Day, Wednesday, November 11th.

Bob Evans-Free Breakfast all day for Veteran’s and Active Military. Choose from 5 different plates.

Golden Coral-Appreciation for Veterans and Active Military: Dinner is free November 11th from 5 – 9pm.

Applebee’s will be serving 7 different free meals to Veterans and Active Military on Wednesday, November 11th.

Red Robin Restaurants will be offering a free Tavern Double Berger with Bottomless Steak Fries at all of its restaurants on November 11th. They will also be offering a 20% discount at participating restaurants from November 12 – December 31.

Red Lobster is offering a free appetizer and dessert from Monday, November 09, 2015 to Thursday, November 12. They have put together a special menu for both items.

Annual Community Wellness & Massage Expo Returns

Annual Community Wellness & Massage Expo Returns

The community is invited to this 5th Annual Expo to learn of many healthy options.

Discover the importance of preventative maintenance and total body wellness during this Expo. There will be free massages given by West Michigan Massage Therapists from 11am - 2pm, free yoga with Jane Donnelly at 11:30am and free Tai Chi with Marcia Geissinger at 1pm, along with many health professionals.

Grand Haven Art Walk through October 11

Grand Haven Art Walk through October 11

The community is invited to walk to numerous venues on Washington Avenue, Seventh Street, Third Street, North Harbor to name a few, for a glimpse of incredible works of art.

The Grand Haven ArtWalk began September 23 & follows through October 11. There will be daily public judging & juried voting, evening soirees, street parties with free food, live music & so much more.  

Visit www.ghartwalk.com for a schedule.

Summer Festival at St. Joseph Church in Conklin, August 9th

Summer Festival at St. Joseph Church in Conklin, August 9th

It is Festival Time once again at St. Joseph’s Church in Wright Township on Sunday, August 9, 2015  from 12 Noon until 5:00pm.

A great Country Style BBQ Chicken Dinner will be served from Noon until 4:00pm. Dinner is $8.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Children ages 5 – 12 years of age. Under 5 will eat FREE!

Along with live music, there will be games for children through teenagers, a Grand Raffle, quilt and mini raffles, craft booths, bake sale, a grocery wheel with home grown produce as prizes and a Vegas Tent.  A little bit for everyone!

St. Joseph’s Church is located at 18760  8th Ave, Conklin, MI.  Take I-96 West to the 8th Ave. Exit #25 and proceed North for 5 miles.  Ph: 616-899-2286

Miranda Kirsch of Zeeland receives Lake Trust Credit Union Scholarship

Miranda Kirsch of Zeeland receives Lake Trust Credit Union Scholarship

Miranda Kirsch of Zeeland, MI was the recent recipient of a $1000 Scholarship given by Lake Trust Credit Union of Holland, MI. Each year the Credit Union awards 10 Scholarships to students planning on attending a college in Michigan. This year they received 157 applications.

David Snodgrass, the Credit Union President and CEO, states that, “Throughout our experience, we’ve heard a lot of truly remarkable stories from students all across Michigan. We are inspired by each student’s commitment to their future and honored to be a part of their pathway to educational success.”

Lake Trust announces their scholarship program at the first of the year and accepts applications through the end of February. A team is assembled that reviews each and every application. Scholarship recipients are community-minded students who exemplify the Credit Union’s core values of Trust, Teamwork, Adaptability, Learning and Making a Difference.