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32° Adult Winter Reading Club

32° Adult Winter Reading Club

From: http://www.coopersvillelibrary.org

December 1, 2011 - March 31, 2012

Directions:
1. Record the book you read next to the numbers on your reading club poetry letter hunt worksheet.

2. Show a librarian the books you've read and receive a corresponding letter to fill in the blanks of the puzzle.

3. You may enter the prize drawing each time you finish a book and receive a letter.

4. Weekly prizes will be drawn every Thursday beginning January 5, 2012.

5. Read 20 books and solve the puzzle to enter the Grand Prize Drawing.

6. Grand Prizes include $20 Gas Cards and Gift Certificates from local merchants.

Good Luck!

Poetry Letter Hunt Worksheet

Send us your Thanksgiving photos!

Send us your Thanksgiving photos!

As the Thanksgiving weekend comes to an end, we ask what the holiday means to you..? Is it family, food, football, Black Friday, volunteering, or maybe just relaxing as you take advantage of your time off?

Please send us a photos of what Thanksgiving means to you along with your name, location and a brief comment about Thanksgiving to MyTown@wzzm13.com for our My Town Thanksgiving photo gallery to be published early next week.

Thank you and we hope you've had a wonderful thanksgiving weekend!

Send us your Black Friday photos!

Send us your Black Friday photos!

The holiday season is upon us, but while many of us are enjoying our Thanksgiving days off by sleeping in and relaxing, there are some that brave the cold weather and dark skies among long lines and anxious attitudes in hopes of getting their hands on the best deals of the year.

If you're one of those brave Black Friday shoppers, we would like hear from you. Please send us you photos along with your name, location, and a brief comment about your experience to MyTown@wzzm13.com for our My Town Black Friday photo gallery to be published early next week.

Until then, good luck and safe shopping!!

Wondering where to get your Christmas tree this year?

Wondering where to get your Christmas tree this year?

For those of you who celebrate Christmas with a real tree, it can be daunting trying to find the best place to get one. Well, look no further that Michigan's Christmas Tree Association website.

The site is full of great information about how to choose a tree, where to get find one and much more. One of the sites best features are its interactive maps to help you find "Choose & Cut" farms, retail lots, and wholesale trees. There's also plenty of information for children and educators.

Click here to visit the Michigan Christmas Tree Association website.

Snowplowing bids being accepted

Snowplowing bids being accepted

The City of Coopersville is accepting bids for snow removal from their historic downtown area. Bids will be accepted until Thursday, December 8 at 1:00 pm.

Click here to see a letter from Director Steven Patrick regarding all of the bid details and maps outlining what areas need to be plowed.

Berlin Raceway operating under a new management team for 2012

Berlin Raceway operating under a new management team for 2012

Berlin Raceway’s 2012 season will have a various number of changes starting with NEW MANAGEMENT! As previously announced a group of investors led by Mr. Don Dewitt has purchased the lease from previous owner / promoter Mike Blackmer. The new ownership has recently begun assembling a new leadership team led by Mike Bursley, Kurt Dietrich and Brian Dewitt who have been working hard in establishing a new staff, new traditions and to continue the legacy of Berlin Raceway.

Bursley, 28, of Holland, MI a former track champion at Berlin Raceway was the former owner of Perfect Circle Racecars and is the current owner of Brian Campbell’s Super Late model racing team, which will be following the CRA Super Series schedule in 2012. Bursley purchased Perfect Circle Racecars in 2007 from the family of the late founder, Lee Anderson. The company has recently merged with Port City Racecars of Muskegon, MI.

Fundraiser held for family of Officer Slot

RAVENNA, Mich. (WZZM) - About 270 people packed The Hitching Post in Ravenna Saturday evening, for a benefit dinner and comedy show.

The banquet hall owner's organized the event to help raise funds for the Slot family. The proceeds will help pay for the late Officer Slot's family to visit Washington D.C., where he is being memorialized.

"We started this charity organization about mid summer, and have been funding it ourselves till this point. With this event, dinner and accommodating, we've been able to raise a substantial amount, I think, for Officer Slot's family," said Hitching Post owner Paul Piccard.

Officer Trevor Slot's name should be added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in May.