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My Town: Muskegon moves May 14 Officers Memorial Service

My Town: Muskegon moves May 14 Officers Memorial Service

MUSKEGON, Mich.—Muskegon community members are encouraged to honor fallen heroes and their families while paying tribute to local law enforcement during the annual Muskegon Police Officers Memorial Service this Wednesday, May 14.

This year’s ceremony is being moved to the Paul C. Johnson Pavillion at Heritage Landing, because of construction at the Hall of Justice.  The memorial will begin at 6 p.m.  Lt. Christopher McIntire, commander of the Michigan State Police Rockford post, will be the guest speaker.

My Town: Win prizes during Bike to Work Week May 12-16

My Town: Win prizes during Bike to Work Week May 12-16

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich.—Employees are encouraged to hang up the car keys and roll out the bicycle next week for the 7th annual Bike to Work Week, May 12-16.

Participants who ride any or all of the week are encouraged to register at Ride On Muskegon to win prizes and find maps and park and ride locations in their area. 

Muskegon County will hold its annual Ride of Silence on May 21 to raise awareness about bicycle safety and honor those who have been injured or killed riding their bicycles.

Medicare 101 Workshop offered at Tanglewood Park

Medicare 101 Workshop offered at Tanglewood Park

 

Medicare 101 Workshop offered at Tanglewood Park

 

Are you new to Medicare? Do you want to better understand your Medicare benefits and options? Are you seeking answers to specific Medicare questions? Come to the Medicare 101 workshop!

 

The Medicare Medicaid Assistance Program (MMAP) will be offering a Medicare 101 workshop Wednesday, June 18th  at Tanglewood Park- 560 Seminole Road, Norton Shores, Michigan. The workshop will begin at 10 am.   There is no fee and no reservation is required.

 

For further information contact the MMAP office at 231-733-3572 or 733-3589.

Contact:             Maggie Jensen, Public Relations-Senior Resources @ 231-733-3509

My Town: Muskegon YMCA White Elephant Sale returns May 9-10

My Town: Muskegon YMCA White Elephant Sale returns May 9-10

MUSKEGON, Mich.--  Thrifty shoppers can shop for deals while helping children go to camp during the Muskegon YMCA’s White Elephant Sale, starting Friday May 9.

The two-day sale will include a variety of gently used household items and clothing.  The sale will take place at Folkert Community Hub, 640 Seminole Road, Norton Shores.  For a $5 donation, early birds will be allowed in at 8 a.m. Friday; the general public can shop from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 10.

Proceeds from the White Elephant Sale will go to the YMCA and Camp Pendalouan in Montague, to finance camp scholarships for children.

This is the 51st year for the White Elephant Sale in Muskegon.  For additional information, call (231) 727-9900.

My Town: 2014 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis a success

My Town: 2014 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis a success

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--  The 2014 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis is in the books.

Organizers say more than 500 people filled John Ball Park Zoo for the May 3 event, which raised more than $84,000 to support Arthritis Foundation programs.

The event honored three-year-old Mackenzie Proefrock of Norton Shores, who was diagnosed with arthritis at age two.

“Arthritis is a terrible disease,” said  her mother, Jeanne. “We are very grateful to all the people who came to today’s event. We know that, with their support, we can and will find a cure.”

More than 2.3 million adults and 10,300 children in Michigan have arthritis- 31 percent of the population.

MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 LINEUP

MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 LINEUP

MICHIGAN IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2014 LINEUP

Irish Festival Will Celebrate 15 Year Anniversary with Festival Favorites and New Artists

 

The Michigan Irish Music Festival has an exciting entertainment schedule planned for the 2014 festival to celebrate its 15th anniversary. The schedule this year will include the return of a few festival favorites, along with new artists.

 

Muskegon Police Officers Memorial Service

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Heritage Landing

Paul C. Johnson Pavilion

Muskegon, Michigan

Due to Hall of Justice construction, this year’s memorial service will be moved to

Heritage Landing, at the Paul C. Johnson Pavilion. 

Enter Heritage Landing off 7th street, go left until you reach the parking area.

Public Welcome