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Greenhouse Fair

Greenhouse Fair

Students offer Greenhouse Fair to educate public

Students of Oakridge School Alternative Education are offering a “Greenhouse Fair” to teach the community about sustainability, recycling, and water usage.

 

On Thursday, May 29, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Oakridge Alternative Education students will be hosting a “Greenhouse Fair,” open house in the Alternative Education building located at 1050 Carr Road in Muskegon. The students created display boards and built a greenhouse from recycled water bottles that will help adults and children in the community understand the positive impacts of sustainability.

 

Career Tech Center student builders to show off new home

Career Tech Center student builders to show off new home

Career Tech Center student builders to show off new home

Construction Trades Open House

Construction Trades Open House
Muskegon Area Career Tech Center's Construction Trades Open House. Wednesday, May 28 from 5–7 p.m.  near six other homes also built by our students in the Chestnut Trail neighborhood.Stop by and see this beautiful home!

 

My Town: Famed band to hold free concert aboard ship May 25

My Town: Famed band to hold free concert aboard ship May 25

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MUSKEGON, Mich. (USS LST 393 Veterans Museum)-- A West Michigan band famed for its concerts in Normandy honoring D-Day veterans will play for free this Memorial Day weekend on the top deck of one of Muskegon’s most famous D-Day veterans – USS LST 393.

The famed Holland American Legion Band will present a free concert Sunday, May 25, at 4 p.m., on the top deck of the World War II warship moored at the Mart Dock that is now a veterans museum. The ship will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shortly after their appearance in Muskegon, band members will pack up and head for France.

This summer thousands of people will visit the sites of D-Day landings of June 6, 1944, as the world commemorates the 70th anniversary of the invasion.

My Town Muskegon: Nomination deadline nears for Future 15 awards

My Town Muskegon: Nomination deadline nears for Future 15 awards

MUSKEGON, Mich.-- The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for The Future 15 awards.

The Future 15 awards recognize business professionals under age 40 who have had a positive impact on the Muskegon community.  The nomination deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 23; to nominate someone, click here.

Finalists will be recognized during a Business After Hours event on June 19.  The ceremony will take place from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the USS Silversides Museum, 1346 Bluff Street.  Admission to the event is a $5 donation to the MLCC Foundation.  To register, click here.

WZZM 13 is a proud partner of The Future 15.  

My Town: Baker College students place in top ten in national competition

My Town: Baker College students place in top ten in national competition

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MUSKEGON, Mich. (Baker College of Muskegon) – Baker College of Muskegon students won numerous awards at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) National Leadership Conference (NLC), April 30-May 4, in Indianapolis that drew approximately 5,500 students and advisors from across the U.S.

All four Baker College students who competed earned top 10 rankings. The competition results for the Baker College of Muskegon students are:

Chad Bazzett of Montague won first place in computer network technology, second place in computer security and third place in information technology concepts. He also placed in the top 10 in systems administration using Cisco.

Ryan Poindexter of Whitehall won first place in systems administration using Cisco.

City Commissioners Seeking Residents Thoughts On Action Plan

City Commissioners Seeking Residents Thoughts On Action Plan

Join the City Commissioners on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at Smith Ryerson Park and share your thoughts on the Action Plan for the City going forward.  Hot dogs and ice cream will be available.  The City Commission wants to hear from citizens – join us and give input on the future of the City!