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Pink Arrow Community Day returns July 30

Pink Arrow Community Day returns July 30

LOWELL, Mich.—The City of Lowell will be awash in pink starting next week.

Pink Arrow Community day is Tuesday, July 30, kicking off a five week campaign.  Participants are encouraged to visit Gilda’s Club to purchase a celebratory t-shirt.   Proceeds from the first 2,000 shirts sold will be matched and donated to the Gilda’s Club. 

Pink Arrow Community Day also includes a community blood drive and organ donation registration.  There will also be a food drive for Flat River Outreach Ministries, kid-friendly activities and a petting zoo.  Pink Arrow Community Day runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Flat River Outreach Ministries helps fill refrigerators July 19

Flat River Outreach Ministries helps fill refrigerators July 19

LOWELL, Mich.— Families in need can fill their refrigerators Friday, July 19 during Flat River Outreach Ministries’ food distribution day.

Volunteers with FROM will be handing out fresh fruit, vegetables and flowers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at FROM, located at 11535 Fulton St. East in Lowell.  Visitors should bring their own container to fill.

Lowell Riverwalk Festival returns July 11

Lowell Riverwalk Festival returns July 11

LOWELL, Mich.-- Held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 11, 12 and 13, this three-day event includes many activities for you and your family to enjoy. 

Check it all out right here at  http://www.riverwalkfestival.org/ or call Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce, 897-9161.

THURSDAY JULY 11, along the Riverwalk & Historic Downtown -- 5:00-9:00 p.m.

 

LowellArts!  Ribbon Cutting Mural Project featuring the North Country Trail & Trail Town Proclamation

5:00 PM

Moose Lodge Bingo behind the Library  

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM 

Murray Lake Elementary awarded $250 for student health programs

Murray Lake Elementary awarded $250 for student health programs

LOWELL, Mich.— Murray Lake Elementary’s health and wellness programs are getting a boost.

On Tuesday, May 21, Mike Curtis presented a $250 check from Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan to the school.  The money will be used for health and wellness purchased for the school.

Curtis was also the school’s sponsor for ACES (All Children Exercise Simultaneously) Day, which is meant to teach children the important role physical activity and proper nutrition play in healthy living.  ACES Day activities include dancing, aerobics, walking and running.  An estimated 1,000 Michigan schools took part in the nationwide initiative this year.

ACES in Michigan is coordinated by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance. 

'Healthier Home' featured during Spring Parade of Homes

'Healthier Home' featured during Spring Parade of Homes

ROCKFORD, Mich.—One of West Michigan’s first “Healthier Homes” will be on display during the 2013 Grand Rapids Spring Parade of Homes.

The home, located at 9309 Stone View Drive, is part of Sable Homes’ Stone Crest development in Rockford.  The 2,242 square foot house is the first of its kind in West Michigan to feature AirRenew gypsum board walls, which purify the air for 75 years, converting contaminants like formaldehyde into safe inert compounds. The walls are also moisture and mold resistant. It also contains latex paint and primer that  are free of volatile organic compounds.

The Spring Parade of Homes runs May 24 through June 8.  Tickets start at $10.

Lowell Expo This Saturday

Lowell Expo This Saturday
17th Annual Lowell Community Expo

Where: Lowell High School, 11700 Vergennes

When: Saturday, March 23 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

What: Spotlighting more than  150 businesses, churches, organizations and government agencies in one place! Entertainment, raffles, interactive displays, concessions, FREE admission and parking. Check out this map of the Expo.

Also... Free Annual Electronics Recycling Event
9:00am to 3:00pm
Lowell High School Parking lot

Send Your Child to Summer Camp for As Little as $5!

Send Your Child to Summer Camp for As Little as $5!

Have you always wanted to provide your child with the positive, confidence-building, life-changing experience of summer camp but thought your budget couldn’t afford it? Think again. Camp Blodgett and Camp O'Malley are offering a week of summer camp for as little as $5, based on family income!

To find out how you can register your child for a week-long session of camp, go to www.campblodgett.org or http://www.bgcgrandrapids.org/campomalley to read about their programs and download a registration form, stop in their office at 1545 Buchanan Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, or give them a call at 616-940-9874. This summer let your kids shine!