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Enjoy an Evening of Shopping at Girls' Night Out

Enjoy an Evening of Shopping at Girls' Night Out

This semi-annual event allows the ladies to take over the town!  With  the majority of businesses in Lowell offering specials, as well as serviing a variety of beverages and snacks, these nights, held in April and October, have become favorites in our area.  Each event has a theme, with this fall's being "Witches and Princesses," so if you would like, wear your favorite witch or princess attire.  Costumes are not mandatory, however, in order to have a fun-loving evening browsing through the many shops in Lowell.  We are ten minutes east of Ada and twenty minutes east of Grand Rapids.  Come and enjoy an evening, from 5:00-9:00p.m. on Thursday, October 20th, shopping with your gal friends.  It's a blast!  For a list of specials from our businesses, go to www.girlsnightout.org.

Lowell Area Farmers Market in full swing!

Lowell Area Farmers Market in full swing!

Thursday, 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Tractor Supply parking lot

There is a wonderful bounty of fruits and vegetables at your Lowell Area Farmers' Market. Produce and fruit grown right in our wonderful State of Michigan and at our local farms.The peaches and sweet corn are as fresh as can be and there is much, much more delicious produce to be had.

This is what you will find at the Lowell Area Farmers' Market this week:

Peaches, sweet corn, lettuce, kale, radishes, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, celery, peppers, peaches, blueberries, onions, squash, cucumbers, bread, baked goods, soap, dog food, radishes, raspberries, jam, kettle corn.

See you Thursday at the Market!

Apple Tree Learning Center becomes Creation Kingdom

Apple Tree Learning Center becomes Creation Kingdom

LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM) You might have noticed a name change on a Main Street business in Lowell.  The Apple Tree Learning Center has switched over to Creation Kingdom. Apple Tree is a franchise and the owner, Dawn Tetzlaff, decided to change over to make the change.  Tetzlaff, who is originally from Lowell,  owns five Creation Kingdom locations in Kentucky. 

With the franchise change, Creation Kingdom is able to respond to parental requests for more of a learning based program said Coprorate Director Amy Mester.  Mester says Creation Kingdom follows the guidelines of the National Association for Education For a Young Child.

Comic Book Day Returns to Lowell

Comic Book Day Returns to Lowell

Thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrated the comic book art form on Saturday, May 7- Free Comic Book Day. Over 2.7 million comic books were given away by participating stores, introducing many to the wonders of comic books.

Rookies Sportcards Plus in Lowell celebrated their tenth year being part of the event. Rookies also had live superheroes on hand for pictures, comic artists to meet giveaways and more.

Lowell Police looking for man who broke into the Lowell Dollar General

Lowell Police looking for man who broke into the Lowell Dollar General

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Lowell Police are looking for a man who broke into the Dollar General store on Main Street over the weekend.

Police Chief James Hinton tells WZZM 13 News a man busted through one of the store's front doors around 3:45am Sunday Morning. Hinton says the man then went inside and stole a $30.00 electronic device. Surveillance video shows the man is between 5'2" and 5'5" tall and weighs between 130 and 150 pounds.

Chief Hinton says they are still trying to access the video so they can download a picture of the man.  He describes the breaking and entering as a isolated incident.

If you have any information about the incident call Lowell Police at 897-7123.

Daisy Floral reopens in Lowell

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Daisy Floral will soon open again under new ownership.  The Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce tells WZZM 13 News the flower store has returned to the location in the strip mall near Little Caesars Pizza off of Main Street.

Daisy Floral closed suddenly in early February at the location on historic Main Street. The new owner could not be reached for comment.

 

Spend $60 and save a bundle at area businesses

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) If you become a member of the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce you can qualify for discounts at dozens of area businesses.

The Chamber offers opportunities for non-business owners to become a 'personal member.' It costs $60.00 to join and you can receive discounts at businesses ranging from Advanced Eyecare Professionals to Chimera Design and Fine Jewelry.  The discounts vary but most are 10% off your total bill.

For more information go to the Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce website and click on the link to 'members to members advantage."