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Grand Rapids Crew opens its spring season

Grand Rapids Crew opens its spring season

Grand Rapids Crew opened its season last Saturday hosting a regatta out of its own boathouse. Four teams competed including, Grand Rapids, Northview, Lowell and East Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids faired very well winning all but one race. Here is a link to the results.

http://www.grrowing.org/Resources/Documents/4%2023%20GR%20results.pdf

The 'dancing pastor' offers classes to the public starting May 3rd

The 'dancing pastor' offers classes to the public starting May 3rd

LOWELL, Mich. (WZZM) Move over Dancing with the Stars there's some competition in town. The First Congregational Church is launching what it calls 'new and improved' line dancing.

Classes start on Tuesday on May 3rd from 7p.m. til 8p.m. Dancing pastor, Rachel Schwab, is teaching the class. Schwab says it is  for all ages and includes a variety of music not just country.  It's $8.00 each Tuesday and you can pay when you arrive.

If you have further questions call 808-1829.

Lowell Crew Practicing for Regatta

Lowell Crew Practicing for Regatta

The Lowell High School Crew team has been practicing on the Flat River for their first regatta of the season. Head coach Peter Chittenden has been working hard to get the men's and women's rowers up to speed.

The boats are 62 feet in length and only 3 1/2 feet wide.

The first scrimmage of the season is only 2 weeks away and the GR Regatta is on April 30th.

Coach Chittenden says, "The GR Regatta is an exciting event and the rowers are looking forward to it."

Hurry up! Time is running out to sign up for Lowell Little League

Hurry up! Time is running out to sign up for Lowell Little League

 Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Today is the last day to register your child for Little League without a late fee.  The Lowell Little League extended the deadline to March 9th.  A Late fee of $15.00 will be assessed on all registrations from March 10th through March 15th.

Last year more than 400 children participated in the little league program. If you need more information about registration click on the link to the Lowell Little League home page.

Two home games this weekend for LHS Varsity Ice Hockey

Two home games this weekend for LHS Varsity Ice Hockey

LOWELL, Mich. - The Lowell High School Varsity Hockey Team is set play two home games this weekend. Friday night's game starts at 8:30 pm and will be against Wayland. Saturday's game starts at 4:00 pm and will be against West Ottawa.

Visit http://www.eteamz.com/LC-Hockey/ for additional information.

WWC offers snowshoes

WWC offers snowshoes

From: http://www.lowell.k12.mi.us

Winter is often synonymous with snow. Although beautiful, it does make driving treacherous but don't let a blanket of the white fluffy stuff keep you inside this winter. Come on out to the WWC to walk, snowshoe and ski our trails. Snow provides the perfect back drop for bird watching and animal tracking as you meander through the forest. We're the perfect place to burn off those extra calories consumed at work parties and holiday gatherings!

The WWC has snowshoes available for $4 per person in sizes from preschool through adult. Snowshoes can be rented during our normal business hours of Monday-Friday 8-4 p.m and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. (some exceptions do apply so please call ahead to make sure someone is here). Cross country skiers are welcomed although please note, we do not groom our trails.

Call 616-987-1002 today for more information!

Lowell students will all gather to form a big pink arrow

Lowell, Mich. (WZZM) Friday September 10th is a big day in Lowell.  The Red Arrows will take on the Kenowa Hills Knights during Friday Night Football. Friday is also the big push for the Third Annual Pink Arrow Campaign. The project raises money for cancer victims, their families and the Lowell Gilda's Club.

Friday morning students from across the district will gather to take a huge picture shaped like a 'pink arrow.'  Lowell Superintendent Greg Pratt says in addition to being fun, the picture is typically used to motivate students to get behind the effort. Lowell has a student body of a little less than 3,900 said Pratt.

The picture will be taken between 9am-10am at the Red Arrow Memorial Stadium at the High School on Vergennes Road.