NEWS BITS — April 14, 2011

Lance Werner

Kent District Library appoints new director The Kent District Library (KDL) is pleased to announce the selection of Lance Werner to serve as new director of the KDL in Kent County. Werner currently serves as director of the Capital Area District Library in Lansing, and previously worked as library law specialist at the Library of […]

West Michigan auctioneer wins Michigan Auctioneer Championships

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Jason Lamoreaux of Belding won the 2011 Michigan Auctioneer Championships held in Lansing at the 60th anniversary conference of the Michigan State Auctioneers Association. Competing for the coveted title were 16 contestants from Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. The five finalists were Romayne Graber of Charlotte, Mich., Lamoreaux of Belding, Frank E. Leist of Petoskey, Mich., […]

News Bits — December 30, 2010

Women’s center announces calendar sales The 2011 Life is Precious calendars are here! The Alpha Family Center in Cedar Springs is so happy to have them printed and ready to bless homes and businesses in the community. You won’t be disappointed at the photos—each baby is a reflection of God’s love. Each $10 calendar sold helps […]

Restaurant offers free Thanksgiving dinner

Owners Melissa Brower and Michelle Wordens

The Halfway Restaurant is happy to let the community know they are hosting their second annual free Thanksgiving dinner of Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They will be serving a full course traditional dinner, including all favorites: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, corn, dinner, rolls, beverage and pumpkin pie […]

News Bits — October 7, 2010

Type O negative blood needed  The American Red Cross has launched local public appeals for blood donors to combat a decline in the number of people giving blood this month. The American Red Cross Great Lakes Blood Services Region is currently in desperate need for Type O negative and new blood donors to help them […]