welcome new director
The Fremont Area District Library
will welcome new library director Jackilyn Roseberry with a public
reception on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. Entertainment will be
provided for youngsters in the Children’s Department.
classes at the library
The Fremont Area District Library
will offer two computer classes in November. Intro to Computers will be
held on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Internet Searching and Email will be held
on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Computer classes are held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the
Upper Level Computer Lab. The class fee is $5 per person per class. To
register, call 928-0257.
The Genealogy Discussion Group will
meet at the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center on Thursday, Nov.
14 at 6:30 p.m. The museum is at 12 Quarterline Road in downtown
Newaygo. The group meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6:30
Christian Men’s breakfast
The Northern Christian Men’s monthly
breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 a.m. at the Church in White Cloud
will feature Jeff Murchison speaking on “The renewing of your mind in
Christ.” The church is in the Leighton Mall north of White Cloud on
Pine Grove Senior Café will serve a
turkey lunch on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at noon at the church’s Family Life
Center at the intersection of Beech and M-82 east of Newaygo. All senior
café friends age 60 and older are invited to attend. The meal will
include beef roast, mashed potatoes and pumpkin dessert.
Blood drive in
The American Red Cross will hold a
blood drive on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at White
Cloud High School at 555 E. Wilcox.
The November meeting of the Michigan
Association of Retired School Personnel will be on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at
noon at the White Cloud United Methodist Church on Newell St. This
month’s program will focus on the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage
Center, presented by Steve Radtke and Scott Looman. Donations will be
collected for the Voluntary Defense Fund. For reservations, call Shirley
Utrup at 652-7095. All retired school personnel and their spouses are
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
Goodfellows Auction and
bake sale donations
Goodfellows will hold their 16th
annual auction and bake sale on Dec. 8 at the Hightower Saloon. To
donate items for the auction and bake sale call the Hightower Saloon 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.
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.
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.
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