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Meet & Greet Congressman Huizenga at Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce

Meet & Greet Congressman Huizenga at Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce

Correction on the Meet & Greet session with U.S. Congressman, Bill Huizenga. The date is May 3, THURSDAY 2012 and due to the Congessman's limited availability, he will be at Coopersville Chamber offices from 1:30 to 2:30 PM (one hour - not the previously reported 3:30).

Your Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to host our U.S. Congressman, Bill Huizenga, at a Meet & Greet in the Chamber offices TOMORROW, THURSDAY, May 3, 2012 from 1:30 to 2:30 PM. This is another opportunity provided by the Chamber in our effort to advocate on behalf of our members, businesses and the local community.

Chamber offices are located upstairs at Coopersville City Hall, 289 Danforth Street, Coopersville, MI 49404. Contact the Chamber office if you have questions or a specific item you would like Rep. Huizenga to be prepared to discuss.

Author Robb N. Johnston to visit Coopersville Library

Author Robb N. Johnston to visit Coopersville Library

Children's Author Visit - May 12th at 11:00 am

Join Robb Johnston and Miss Abby to enjoy a story, learn about inspiration, and take part in a drawing workshop.

Please register online or at the library.

Dr. Kevin O’Neill Named 2012 GRCC Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Kevin O’Neill Named 2012 GRCC Distinguished Alumnus

Grand Rapids Community College announced the selection of former Coopersville Public School superintendent Dr. Kevin O’Neill as this year’s Distinguished Alumnus.

GRCC’s Distinguished Alumni Award is an annual honor given out to a GRCC/JC alumnus who has achieved substantial public recognition for his/her accomplishments or success.  Nominations are taken annually for the award in March and the finalist is presented the award at commencement, this year taking place on April 27.

“Dr. O’Neill represents the passion and commitment that serve our community well,” said Andy Bowne, Associate Vice President for College Advancement.  “We are very proud of his affiliation with our college as an alumnus, appreciate his accomplishments and are pleased to bestow this honor on him this year.”

Your new Executive Director - Rebecca Rych

Your new Executive Director - Rebecca Rych

From: http://www.coopersville.com/

The Board of Directors of the Coopersville Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce that the Board has unanimously agreed to appoint Rebecca Rych to the position of CACC Executive Director.
 
Rebecca has over a decade of experience in non-profit administration, fundraising and marketing.  She has a Masters of Public Administration degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and has previously worked as Executive Director of Development and Fundraising for University Medical Center, Las Vegas, NV; as an independent consultant to non-profit organizations including development, grant writing and philanthropic support; and most recently held the position of Foundation Director of West Park Hospital in Cody, Wyoming.  
 

Ottawa County Presidential Primary Election Results

Ottawa County Presidential Primary Election Results

The Presidential Primary Election was held throughout Michigan on Tuesday. In Ottawa County, the majority of voters supported Rick Santorum.

The top three candidates were Rick Santorum with 21,090 votes, Mitt Romney with 15,352 votes and Ron Paul with 3,671 votes.

Voter turnout for the election was almost 25%.

Full election results can be seen by clicking here.

Local Michigan author Laura Alden returns to CADL!

Local Michigan author Laura Alden returns to CADL!

Saturday, March 10, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

She will discuss the genre of mystery fiction as well as give us a sneak peek at her latest book 'Plotting at the PTA'. 'Plotting' is the third installment of Alden's "Beth Kennedy" mystery series, and is due out in July 2012. PTA secretary Beth Kennedy acts as amateur sleuth once again in the small town of Rynwood, Wisconsin.

A brief Q & A session will follow Alden's discussion. Light refreshement will also be provided.

If you wish to attend, register for the event at the library or on our website: www.coopersvillelibrary.org.

This event is free and open to the public.