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Spring Lake High School Marching Band to perform at the Rockford High School Invitational

The Spring Lake High School Marching Band will perform at the Rockford High School Invitational Saturday, September 18th. The band hits the field at 5:55 PM and performs at 6:00 PM.

Western Michigan Christian High School Break Through the Noise Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Please join us at 7:30, September 24th for the 8th grade student and parent event to answer the question, "Why WMCHS?" The teachers will be doing some really cool activities in the classrooms and there’s a lot of other fun stuff going on. Students and parents can tour the school, meet teachers and current students at WMCHS. RSVP online to get free tickets to the Volleyball Triangular at 6pm at: tickets.wmchs.net. Parent and student event starts at 7:30 and goes until 9pm.

Do you want to learn Spanish?

From: http://www.grandhaven.org

The Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance is offering a 12 week Beginner Spanish course, hosted by the City of Grand Haven, this fall on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00pm at the Grand Haven Community Center. This exciting and interactive class will be taught by Analia Morrison, a native Spanish speaker from Honduras who holds a Bachelors Degree in Education. The class will begin September 16 and will run weekly until December 9. There will be no class on
November 25.

The cost for the class is $100. Students must also purchase the book Easy Spanish Step By Step, by Barbara Bregstein, which can be purchased online or at Barnes and Noble for
approximately $12. Scholarships are available for financial hardships.

Grand Haven - Walk MS

From: http://walkmig.nationalmssociety.org

When: Saturday - September 11, 2010

We are excited to announce Grand Haven as a NEW Walk MS site this year! Plans are underway to make this year’s event a great day of fun and festivities in support of those living with multiple sclerosis, their families, and caregivers. A light breakfast and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring drinks, snacks, or lunch for yourself.

The 13 Walk MS sites in Michigan could not happen without support from dedicated leadership volunteers in the community. If you would like to join the planning committee, please e-mail walk@mig.nmss.org, or if you'd like to volunteer for Walk MS, please call Liz at 248-351-2190 ext.

Spring Lake Mobile Food Truck

Doors open at 5pm for registration and a free pizza dinner, with grocery distribution to follow. Groceries are avaiable for anyone in the community who is in need. There will be facepainting and crafts for kids. Located at Spring Lake Wesleyan Church, in Spring Lake across from the Burger King. For more info please call 616-842-9022 ext 304

Location: 15550 Cleveland St, Spring Lake
Date: 9/3/10
Start Time: 5:00 p.m.
End Time: 6:00 p.m.

Grand Haven Beach Clean-up

Thursday, September 2, 6:00 p.m.
Environment & Natural Resources Committee

The City's Environment and Natural Resources Committee has organized a beach clean-up at the Grand Haven City Beach for Thursday, September 2, at 6:00 p.m.  Clean-up volunteers will meet at the city beach parking lot by the picnic table.  Help keep beaches in Grand Haven beautiful!  Anyone interested in volunteering will be welcomed.

If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Joe VanderStel at the Water Treatment Plant at (616) 847-3487.

Grand Haven dentist to provide free dental work Saturday, August 28th

A Grand Haven dentist will give provide free dental work Saturday for the third year in a row.

Darren Riopelle, DDS, will host a "free day of smiles" at his office at 1203 S. Beechtree St. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dental work will be provided to anyone who needs it, regardless of age or income.

The event is organized by Dentistry from the Heart, a national non-profit organization that provides free dental care. Several local businesses and individuals have also provided support.

Riopelle has served over 150 patients in years past. More information is available online at www.smilegrandhaven.com or at www.dentistryfromtheheart.org