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May and June coffee hours announced for Rep. Holly Hughes

May and June coffee hours announced for Rep. Holly Hughes

News Release:

State Rep. Holly Hughes, R-Montague, invites residents of the 91st House District to meet with her during coffee hours for the months of May and June to discuss state and local issues of interest.

District office hours for Rep. Hughes will be Friday, May 22 in Whitehall and Fruitport; Monday, June 1 and Friday, June 19 in Norton Shores; Friday June 5 in Ravenna; and Monday, June 15 in Muskegon.

Additional details regarding Rep. Hughes’s district office hours are as follows:


Friday, May 22

10 to 11 a.m.

Gary’s Restaurant

St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish to Host Summer Celebration May 29

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., May 14, 2015--When St. Patrick-St. Anthony Parish opens its doors to the general public for a special "Summer Celebration" on Friday, May 29, from 6 p.m. to midnight, those in attendance will be welcomed to find their place by the bandshell being brought in for a toe-tapping party in the parking lot, food, drinks, dancing and entertainment.

The event will be held on the parish grounds at 920 Fulton Street in Grand Haven.  Cost of admission is $5 per person.  Hot dogs, brat's, Jet's pizza, pop and water will be available for a minimal fee.  A full cash bar also will be available, serving keg and canned beer, wine and a variety of mixed drinks.

Live music will be provided by performers with the Scottville Clown Band from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by Soul'd Out Band, featuring lead singer and parishioner Bubba LeClair, from 8 p.m. to midnight.

Job Seekers Ministry hosting Breakfast for People seeking Work

Job Seekers Ministry hosting Breakfast for People seeking Work

St. Patrick and St. Anthony Parishes in Grand Haven, MI are having a breakfast for people seeking jobs/work. This breakfast is hosted by Job Seekers Ministry on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 from 8:30 – 10:00am at the Parish Family Center located at 920 Fulton St.

Pre-registration is required by May 18th and those interested should contact the Job Seekers Program at 616-842-0001, ext. 143 to RSVP for the breakfast.

The Job Seekers staff will work with individuals to prepare them to re-enter the job market by helping them with resume writing, coaching, interviewing techniques and job matching. They will spend up to three times with any one individual to help them. This event is open to the general public.

Job Seekers has partnered with Michigan Works, Catholic Charities of West Michigan, Employment Alliance, along with the Grand Haven Community Foundation to make these programs available for people seeking employment.

Polkton Township Annual Clean-up Day on May 2

Polkton Township Annual Clean-up Day on May 2

Residents are invited to bring their clean-up trash to the Ottawa County Farms Landfill located at 15550 – 68th Avenue in Coopersville on Saturday, May 2 from 7:30am – 11:30am only. Proof of residency may be requested.

No refrigerators or refrigerants in freezers, No tires, and No yard waste is allowed.

The Resource Recovery Service Center next to the Landfill will be closed, but your oil based paints, batteries, hazardous wastes, oil, etc. can be disposed of on Monday’s from 12-5pm and Wednesday from 8am-1pm and the third Saturday of the month.

Visit: www.polktontownship.com or call the Polkton Twp. Office at (616)837-6876

Die Making Apprentices Needed

Die Making Apprentices Needed

A growing top quality supplier of Class A dies, Ranger Die, Inc. is looking to hire 1-3 Apprentices. Each individual will learn the Die-making trade, working along-side an experienced die maker to build Class A dies.

Ranger Die, Inc. is located at 1300 W. Randall St. in Coopersville, 49404

Visit: www.coopersville.com & click on Job Postings or Call: (616)997-0901 for more information.

My Town: Berlin Fair searching for dance coordinator

My Town: Berlin Fair searching for dance coordinator

MARNE, Mich.— Organizers of the Berlin Fair are on the hunt for a new dance coordinator.

The fair board is looking for a person or group of people interested in leading the grand finale dance for 4Hers.  It is a volunteer position.  Anyone interested in helping with the event should contact Molly at chromespurcowgirl@gmail.com.

The Berlin Fair will return to the fairgrounds in Marne June 8-13.

Muskegon Y's Club 52nd Annual White Elephant Sale

Muskegon Y's Club 52nd Annual White Elephant Sale

Muskegon Y’s Club will hold its’ 52nd Annual White Elephant Sale on Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th at the Folkert Community Hub, side entrance, located at 640 Seminole Rd. Early Birds admitted at 8am with a $5.00 donation.

This event started in 1963 and since then has given the club an opportunity to help children in a very positive way. Because everyone volunteers, the money raised from the sale goes directly to the YMCA and Camp Pendalouan. The bulk of the money goes to finance camp scholarships for a great number of children in the area.

The public can help in many ways. Donate goods in good condition, like furniture, household goods, office equipment, tools, building materials and supplies. The club will pick donations up at no cost to you. Cash donations along with gift cards or certificates are welcomed. The club will provide a receipt for your tax donations.