Service center asks for Easter donations

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is collecting items in February and March to make 500 Easter baskets for the children they serve. NKCS would appreciate donations of the following items by March 31: • candy or fruit snacks • Easter baskets and grass • small stuffed animals—Beanie Baby size • bubbles and sidewalk chalk • […]

ChoiceOne Bank spreads love, donates 45 computers

Loading donated computers onto a truck are (l–r) ChoiceOne Bank AVP Network Administrator Paul Tucker, Michael McHugh of ChoiceOne Bank (SVP, accounting, sales and marketing), and Love INC volunteers Devon Dean-Dominguez and Phil Starr.

ChoiceOne Bank recently donated 45 computers to Love INC of Newaygo County. The computers were given to support Love INC and their commitment to helping those in the community succeed by fulfilling unmet financial needs. “When we received a call from Michelle at ChoiceOne Bank, offering us 20 computers, we were thrilled,” said Executive Director […]

Public invited to evening featuring auction, food, famous speaker

The Dwight Lydell chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America—defenders of soil, air, woods, waters and wildlife—will hold its annual Conservation and Awards Banquet on March 4 at the Centennial Country Club. This event is open to the public but attendance is by advanced reservation only. The “Ikes” will recognize some members for their […]

Church hosts Irish stew dinner

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Looking for the pot o’ gold at the end of the rainbow? Look no further! Hugh Keppler, chef extraordinaire, will be directing the leprechauns in preparing a scrumptious old-fashioned Irish stew. Keppler has been preparing delicious Irish meals for Bostwick Lake Congregational Church’s community dinner for many years. The church members invite the public to […]

MAIN STREET by Roger Allen, publisher

Looking at our choices The politicians promised JOBS! Now, federal, state and local governments are eliminating jobs. Police, fire, public service: all are being cut or salaries reduced. The politicians promised lowered taxes, right? Fees for public services are going up and we have to pay for some services that are no longer provided. But […]