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Volunteers help gut thrift store for renovations

Volunteers help gut thrift store for renovations

LOWELL, Mich.—The renovations are officially underway at Flat River Outreach Ministries’ thrift store.

Volunteers helped gut out Treasures Thrift Shop before Ridgeline construction came in to tear down a wall Monday. FROM says students from the Senior Capstone Class at Lowell High School were among the volunteers who spent this past weekend demolishing, cleaning up and painting the space. 

FROM says crews will tear down one more wall to help open up the main showrooms.  Treasures Thrift Shop is expected to reopen Feb. 19.

Flat River Outreach Ministries hosts thrift store renovation sale

Flat River Outreach Ministries hosts thrift store renovation sale

LOWELL, Mich.—Flat River Outreach Ministries is getting ready to revamp its thrift shop, but first it needs your help clearing out the inventory.

Throughout this week, FROM has been offering sales on items at its Treasures Thrift Shop.  The latest deal is $1 for all furniture, Friday through Saturday. FROM says every dollar spent at Treasures Thrift Shop goes directly to meet the needs for our neighbors. 

Treasures Thrift Shop is located at 11535 Fulton St. E in Lowell.  The shop is open Wednesday through Saturday.  For specific hours of operation, visit the FROM website here.

Help fight cancer with a Christmas tree

Help fight cancer with a Christmas tree

LOWELL, Mich.—Christmas tree hunting season is here and now is your chance to pick up a tree while supporting the American Cancer Society.

Relay for Life of Lowell is holding its Christmas tree sale now through December 22.  Scotch Pine, Spruce and Fraser and Douglas firs are available.  Prices start at $19.50 with all proceeds going to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Lowell.

The tree sale runs Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Lincoln Lake Business Park, located at 677 Lincoln Lake SE in Lowell.

Christmas through Lowell returns November 15

Christmas through Lowell returns November 15

LOWELL, Mich.-- The kick-off of the 22nd annual Christmas shopping event in historic Lowell takes place Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17.

The Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce invites the community to visit more than 50 unique homes and businesses for one-of-a-kind gifts and creations, showcased by more than 300 artists. Shoppers can explore hand-made treasures, candles, fine art, Christmas decorations, to name a few. Pick up your official tour guide and map at any business along historic Main Street in Lowell.

For more information, call (616) 897-9161 or visit www.christmasthroughlowell.org.

Lowell hosts 'Girls Night Out' October 17

Lowell hosts 'Girls Night Out' October 17

LOWELL, Mich.—Fall is here, which means the return of Girls Night Out.

The theme this time is “Bring Out Your Wild Side!” Women are invited put on their favorite nature-inspired gear and visit downtown Lowell Thursday, October 17 for a night of bargains and refreshments.  Participants who get their postcard punched will be entered to win a shopping bag of Lowell town products.

Decorate for Christmas while helping fight cancer

Decorate for Christmas while helping fight cancer

LOWELL, Mich.— Halloween is still a few weeks away, but the Lowell Chamber of Commerce is already looking ahead to Christmas.

Now is the time to order your Frasier fir garland or wreath, complete with a red velvet bow, pine cones and holly berries.

 Proceeds from the sales will go to the 2014 Lowell area Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society.  The deadline for ordering is Wednesday, October 23.  You can find an order form here.

The A-1 Laser Christmas tree yard, located at 677 Lincoln Lake SE, opens November 29. Prices for fresh cut trees start at $20.  For more info call Rudy or Lori Smith at 897-1422.

Lowell Farmer's Market marks final day of the season

Lowell Farmer's Market marks final day of the season

LOWELL, Mich.—The Lowell Area Farmer’s Market is getting ready to shut down for the year.

The farmer’s market’s last day will be Thursday, September 12.  The market will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Tractor Supply parking lot.

Shoppers will get one last chance to purchase fresh produce, flowers, art and crafts from the area during the Harvest Celebration Saturday, October 12 at the Lowell Fairgrounds.