Free computer classes are being
offered at the Fremont Area District Library. Intro to Computers on will
be on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. Word Basic will be offered on
Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. The classes meet in the libraryís
Upper Level Training Lab. To register, call the library at 928-0257.
The Genealogy Discussion Group will
meet at the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center on Thursday, Jan.
9 at 6:30 p.m. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month.
The museum is at 12 Quarterline Road in downtown Newaygo.
A Saturday, Jan. 18 pro-life march
is scheduled to commemorate the legalization of abortion in the United
States. The march will start at the American Decency Association
building at Main and Darling. The short march through the downtown area
will return to the ADA building for refreshments.
breakfast to feature Coach Schugars
Veteran high school and college
football coach Jack Schugars will speak at the Saturday, Jan. 11 Grant
Menís Ministry breakfast at Cronkís Oakridge Restaurant on the south
side of Newaygo. Breakfast is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. and all men
and boys are invited. GMM leader Calvin VanSingel describes Schugars as
a legendary coach and a high-energy, ehthusiastic speaker.
Coffee club in
Local Edward Jones financial advisor
Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5
at 46 W. Sheridan in Fremont. The coffee club is an informal gathering
in which financial advisors provide updates on the stock market and the
economy in a relaxed environment. To reserve a seat, call Branch Office
Administrator Amanda Childers or Brenda Adsmond at 924-9600.
at Lakes 23
The Fremont Rotary Club will hold
its January meetings at Lakes 23 Restaurant in Fremont. The club meets
at lunchtime on Tuesdays.
The Love INC board of directors will
hold its annual board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Love
INC headquarters south of Newaygo. Coffee and refreshments will be
served, and the public is invited to meet board members and learn more
about the work of Love INC in Newaygo County.
Local Weight Watchers meetings are held in Fremont on Thursday
mornings at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Reformed Church at 721 Hillcrest Drive.
Visitors are encouraged to attend a meeting for free this month. Information is also
available online at www.weightwatchers.com
Newaygo County residents wintering
in the Zephyrhills, Florida area are invited to meet for lunch at The
Golden Corral at 6855 Gall Blvd. in Zephyrhills on Friday, Feb. 21 at
recycling hours change
The hours of operation for the
Newaygo County Recycling Site in Fremont changed effective Monday, July
8. The recycling site on the south side of Fremont will be open from 9
a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The recycling site is
on 56th Street east of Warner.
Informal meetings designed to connect addicts in recovery with
addicts seeking recovery will be held at the Hesperia Community Library at 80 S. Division
on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and also in Fremont at the NCRESA building at 4747 48th Street on
Fridays at 9 a.m. More information is available online at www.facebook.com/uniquerecoverygroup/.
grief support group
The Living On grief support group
meets on the second Tuesday of each month, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at
TrueNorth Community Services, 6308 S. Warner Ave. south of Fremont. The
focus of the group is to express feelings and experiences related to
loss in a supportive, caring and non-judgmental environment. For more
information or to register, call Katie Gedraitis at 231-527-0913.
The Fremont Area District Library now offers an event
e-newsletter. Subscription to the monthly newsletter is available online at www.fremontlibrary.net.
The Narcotics Anonymous group New Life Group meets on Mondays at
6 p.m. at the Al-Anon Club in Newaygo.
Book donations wanted
The Fremont Area District Library is asking local people to
consider donating their used books, music and movies to the library. Donated materials add
to the librarys collection and help with its used book sale fund-raising efforts.
The library is at 104 E. Main St.
Labels for Grant library
The Grant Area District Library is participating in label
collecting as a new fundraiser, seeking Spartan labels, Aunt Millies School Spirits
and Campbells Labels for Education program. A complete list is available at the
library. Labels may be dropped off at the library at 122 Elder St. in Grant. For more
information, call the library at 834-5713. Information is also available online at www.grantlibrary.net.