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Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

Lenten Fish Fry List - 2015

(WZZM) - Lent is underway and we have a list of area churches and organizations offering fish on Friday's for the next 40 days.


Some churches are having events on Good Friday (4/3) and some are not.  For further details and confirmations on any listing, you may want to call ahead.


If you have a Fish Fry not listed here, send details to webmaster@wzzm13.com.


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My Town: Real estate professionals to give back to public servants

My Town: Real estate professionals to give back to public servants

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.A group of real estate professionals have come together to create a service that is giving back to those who serve the public in the Grand Rapids area.

"U Deserve" has brought together several professionals who are dedicated to lowering costs associated with buying, selling or refinancing a home for active military members, veterans, firefighters, police officers, EMS providers, health care professionals and educators.

“Growing up with a father who served in the National Guard and as a police officer, I was able to see first-hand how much public service individuals give back to their communities,” said Kevin Wildman, founder of U Deserve.  “U Deserve is a way of saying ‘thank you’ to those individuals.”

My Town Lowell: Do-It-Yourself Night returns Feb. 26

My Town Lowell: Do-It-Yourself Night returns Feb. 26

LOWELL, Mich.--  During these frigid winter days, make your time inside count by attending Lowell’s second Do-It-Yourself Night this Thursday, Feb. 26.

From 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., several area businesses will host workshops to help residents with a variety of home projects.  

 

Flat River Antique Emporium (Workshops at 4:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6 p.m.; bring 4”x6” photo)

  • Learn how to turn objects into framed pieces using art or photos

 

Journeys Time Antiques (Workshops at 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.)

  • Repair a frayed cord, bad switch or socket on a defunct lamp

 

Springrove Variety (Anytime between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.)

  • Learn the basics for knitting and crocheting

 

Flat River Cottage (Anytime between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.)

My Town Lowell: Peters cosponsors bill to complete North Country National Scenic Trail

My Town Lowell: Peters cosponsors bill to complete North Country National Scenic Trail

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters (MI) has announced that he is cosponsoring the North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act which would revise the North Country National Scenic Trail Route (NCNST) to protect environmentally sensitive areas of the trail and extend it into Vermont to connect with the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

“Thousands of people come to the North Country Trail each year to enjoy the natural beauty of Michigan and our Great Lakes,” said Senator Peters. “Completing the Michigan portions of the North Country Trail will help provide new opportunities for conservation and outdoor recreation, increasing tourism to our state and the Great Lakes, and supporting local communities and businesses.”

Meijer generates nearly $6 Million for Midwest food pantries in 2014

Meijer generates nearly $6 Million for Midwest food pantries in 2014

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The Meijer Simply Give program – held three times a year – generated nearly $6 million in 2014 for food pantries throughout the Midwest, bringing the program’s overall donation total to nearly $14 million since it began in November 2008.

The retailer’s most recent campaign, which ended in January, was the most successful holiday campaign in the program’s history, resulting in a total of more than $1.8 million for hungry families.

My Town: Specialty crop grant opportunity

My Town: Specialty crop grant opportunity

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Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Jamie Clover Adams today announced new opportunities for Michigan businesses thanks to the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Ag Marketing Services. The program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of Michigan’s specialty crops. Grant proposals must be received by MDARD no later than 3 p.m. on March 26, 2015 by submitting them to MDA-grants@Michigan.gov.

My Town: Crystal Carpet Care to donate profits to Offrink family fighting cancer

My Town: Crystal Carpet Care to donate profits to Offrink family fighting cancer

Crystal Carpet Care Inc. of Grand Rapids is going to donate 100% of their profits from any residential or commercial cleaning or restoration job scheduled in February or March when the client mentions the Offrink Fund.

"Our prayers are with the Offrink family 24/7," says Crystal Carpet Care Owner Chad Rose.