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Fall Harvest Ballroom Dance

Fall Harvest Ballroom Dance

The Commons of Evergreen present the Fall Harvest Ballroom Dance with music by Pacific Lite on Saturday, October 11th from 7 - 10pm.  Admission is $10 for a Commons member and $15 for Non-members.

Everyone is asked to bring an appetizer or snack to share.

Reservations and payment must be made by Thursday, October 9th.

Evergreen Commons is located at 480 State St. in Holland, MI 49423. Please mail your reservation and check to this address.

Pedaling for Parkinson's in Muskegon

Pedaling for Parkinson's in Muskegon

Generation Care is partnering with Hauenstein Center in presenting "Pedaling for Parkinson's on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Heritage Landing in downtown Muskegon.

Registration is at 12 Noon and the ride begins at 1:00pm. A vendor fair will be on hand also. The organization is asking for a $20 minimum donation. Donations will support the Hauenstein Center in Grand Rapids and Parkinson's research on the benefits of high speed pedaling.

Join us in funding research to cure Parkinson's disease. Experience the physical benefits of pedaling along a non-competitive group bike ride along the beautiful trail along Muskegon Lake.

For more information or to register on line visit www.generationcare.org

 

 

 

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

WMU-Cooley Professor & Retired Brigadier Gen. McDaniel Participates in W. Mich. Day of Remembrance

 

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR AND RETIRED BRIGADIER GENERAL MICHAEL C.H. McDANIEL

PARTICIPATES IN WEST MICHIGAN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

 

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – To honor all those who sacrificed their lives during the terrorist events of September 11, 2001, the Gerald R. Ford Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum hosted the 13th annual Day of Remembrance and Scout Salute from sunrise to sunset on September 11, 2014. WMU-Cooley Law School Professor and retired Brigadier General Michael C.H.

Founder's Day at MCC

Founder's Day at MCC

Live Jazz Highlights 2014 Founder’s Day Celebration Sept. 18

A much-anticipated autumn tradition returns on Thursday, Sept. 18, when the best local jazz musicians unite for a live performance as the Muskegon All-Star Review during the Muskegon Community College 2014 Founder’s Day celebration at The Lake House.

Tickets are only $19.26 and include hors d’ oeuvres with all profits support the study of arts and humanities at MCC. The event, which runs from 6-8:30 p.m., includes a silent auction and a cash bar. Founder’s Day commemorates the founding of the college in 1926. For more info or to purchase tickets, visit www.muskegoncc.edu/founders.

Ongoing events in Muskegon County

Ongoing events in Muskegon County

Ongoing events in Muskegon County

USS Flier Exhibit

‎Come to the USS Silversides Submarine Museum for the USS Flier Exhibit! Housed in a replica of the bamboo huts used in the South Pacific during the 1940's, you will relive the dangers faced by submariners in the war, including a man from West Michigan, and their fight for survival after the sinking of their sub. For more information, visit www.silversidesmuseum.org or call 231-755-1230.

Fossils of the Michigan Basin

Irish Fest Adds Thursday Event to Celebrate 15th Year Anniversary

Irish Fest Adds Thursday Event to Celebrate 15th Year Anniversary

Muskegon, MI (September 2, 2014) - The Michigan Irish Music Festival is having a party to celebrate its 15th anniversary called Ar Scoona. The festival will open the pub tent at Heritage Landing on Thursday, September 11th, from 5pm – 11pm, for Muskegon Ar Scoona, which means “On Tap” in Gaelic.

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

My Town: Start of school filled with photos and well-wishes

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- The 2014-2015 school year is officially underway for West Michigan students.

On Sept. 2, which was the official start of classes for most schools, State Superintendent Mike Flanagan released this statement: 

"It’s a great day to be Back to School in Michigan !

Let me take a moment to wish everyone a positive and successful school year.

Our team here at the Michigan Department of Education, the State Board of Education, and I appreciate the hard work and daily dedication teachers, administrators, school board members, and other school staff devote to our children in Michigan.