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My Town Muskegon: City offers storm yard waste pickup through April 25

My Town Muskegon: City offers storm yard waste pickup through April 25

MUSKEGON, Mich.—As home and business owners continue to clean up from last weekend’s storms, the City of Muskegon is offering some help.

City workers will be picking up tree limbs and brush left behind by the storm until 4 p.m. on April 25.  All brush and limbs must be placed curbside and cannot block sidewalks or encroach on streets. 

For more information, call (231) 724-6705.

Muskegon Country Club Easter Brunch/Egg Hunt

Muskegon Country Club Easter Brunch/Egg Hunt

The Muskegon Country Club is sponsoring their Easter Brunch from 11am - 3pm on Sunday, April 20, 2014. Reservations can be made by calling 231-755-3737. There will be a full array of breakfast food along with lunch items and cold sides. They will also have food made special for kids, like mac & cheese, chicken fingers, french fries & cookies.

The club will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 2pm sharp that day, so come prepared to get out there and hunt for some eggs.

 

My Town GR West: Three-year-old to be honored during arthritis walk

My Town GR West: Three-year-old to be honored during arthritis walk

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—The date is set for a walk to benefit the more than 50 million Americans suffering from arthritis.

The John Ball Park Zoo will host the 2014 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 3. The walk is a non-competitive three mile journey to benefit research and programs provided by the Arthritis Foundation.  This year’s event will honor 3-year-old Mackenzie Proefrock of Norton Shores, who was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis at the age of 2 years.  Mackenzie is among the 300,000 children and 50 million adults in the United States faced with arthritis.

To register for this year's walk or for additional information, visit the event website here or call (616) 949-9938.

2014 Lenten Fish Fry Listings

2014 Lenten Fish Fry Listings

(WZZM) - Find your 2014 Lenten Fish Fry here!

If you have any questions or need some clarifications, be sure to call the locations ahead of time.

 

Click here to add your organization's Fish Fry. We'll update the list periodically.

 

My Town Grand Haven: Bowl for kids fundraiser March 22

My Town Grand Haven: Bowl for kids fundraiser March 22

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.-- Come out to Starlite Lanes in Grand Haven on Saturday, March 22 to bowl for free, play games, eat pizza, drink pop and simply have fun while helping Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore.

The fundraiser runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bowlers are asked to raise $25 to join the team.

To sign up or for additional information, call (231) 799-0613 or visit www.sylvanlearning.com/muskegon.

My Town: Governor joins volunteers to fight student hunger

My Town: Governor joins volunteers to fight student hunger

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--  Gov. Snyder traded in his suit coat for an apron Tuesday to help fight childhood hunger at Kids’ Food Basket.

The governor and his staff joined volunteers from AmeriCorps Grand Rapids in packing meals for Grand Rapids-area students to take home from school.

Kids’ Food Basket provides about 6,000 sack dinners for children in 31 schools.  Each day, approximately 200 volunteers prepare sack suppers for students in schools in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Godwin Heights, Wyoming and Muskegon Heights.

Last summer, the nonprofit also served food to more than 2,000 children at 29 parks and schools each day for nine weeks.

My Town Muskegon: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a parade helping the hungry

My Town Muskegon: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a parade helping the hungry

MUSKEGON, Mich.—Irish or not, everyone is invited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Muskegon tradition this weekend.

The Greater Muskegon Jaycees are once again teaming up with Hennessy’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, the Muskegon County CVB and Michigan Irish Music festival to put on the St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, March 15.  This year’s celebration will include Irish floats, bands, families, organizations and businesses.

The parade will kick off at 11 a.m. on Clay Avenue, traveling from 4th Street To Jefferson Street. Spectators are encouraged to bring along non-perishable foods, which will be picked up by the Jaycees to donate to Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry.