Christian Men’s breakfast
The Northern Christian Men’s
Breakfast will meet on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at The Church at
White Cloud (in the Leighton Mall) north of White Cloud on M-37.
St. Michael Catholic Church will
hold its annual indoor yard sale on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at the church at 6382 Maple Island Road west of Fremont.
Green Acres of Fremont will host a
free Harvest Health Fair on Friday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at
Green Acres 801 E Main St. This event is open to the community and will
offer infromation about health, hearing, insurance, government services,
Medicare and Medicaid and hospice care, along with free health
The next meeting of the Newaygo
County chapter of Families Against Narcotics will feature speaker Nate
Johnson of the Fresh Coast Alliance. Johnson’s organization offers a
collaborative approach to recovery and reentry, helping to provide
transformation and healing for people affected by incarceration and
addiction. The meeting will be on Wednesday, Sept. 25 ata 7 p.m. at the
Newaygo County Regional Educational Service Agency building at 4747 W.
48th Street in Fremont. The public is invited.
The fourth annual Native American
Gathering “We Are Still Here” will be on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Brooks Park
in downtown Newaygo. The free family-friendly event will share culture,
history, traditions, music, food and art.
United Way Day
United Way of the Lakeshore plans to
involve hundreds of volunteers across Muskegon, Oceana and Newaygo
counties for this year’s Day of Caring. In Newaygo County, the Day of
Caring will be on Friday, Oct. 4. More information is available online
Coffee club in
Local Edward Jones financial advisor
Lou Deleguardia will host a coffee club at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 2
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 Brenda Adsmond or Amanda Otte at 924-9600.
The Fremont Area District Library is
offering computer classes: “Intro to Computers” will be on Thursday,
Sept. 19 and “Internet Searching and Email” will be on Tuesday, Sept.
24. Classes will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Upper Level Computer Lab.
The fee is $5 per person per class. To register, call the library at
The Friends of the White Cloud
Community Library will host a casino bus trip on Wednesday, Oct. 2.
Tickets are priced at $30. For more information or to reserve a seat,
call the library at 689-6631.
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