Category Archives: Community News

Downtown Muskegon Holidays in the City Expands, Nov. 25-Dec. 23

 

MUSKEGON, MI  – It’s the biggest Muskegon holiday celebration in years! More than 20 special events, and 20 businesses are coming together for an expanded Holidays in the City 2017. The Downtown Muskegon Business Improvement District has started a new holiday tradition that features retailers, food-drink establishments, holiday museum displays, holiday music, and live sports and entertainment events every weekend from November 25th to December 23rd.

 

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Holidays Map & Events

 

 

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 11/20/17 – 11/27/17

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Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

www.visitmuskegon.org

Santa’s Coming to the Muskegon Area District Library

 

Muskegon, MI – Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit all nine branches of Muskegon Area District Library to meet boys and girls of all ages. Bring the whole family and start your holiday season with stories, crafts and, of course, Santa! Don’t forget your camera. You won’t want to miss this free photo opportunity.

 

Saturday, December 2

10:30 am North Muskegon Branch: 231.744.6080

10:30 am Holton Branch: 231.821.0268

1:00 pm   Egelston Branch: 231.788.6477

 

Tuesday, December 5

4:30 pm   Muskegon Heights Branch: 231.739.6075

 

Saturday, December 9

10:30 am Ravenna Branch: 231.853.6975

2:00 pm   Norton Shores Branch: 231.780.8844

 

Monday, December 11

10:30 am Muskegon Township Branch: 231.760.4329

6:00 pm   Montague Branch: 231.893.2675

 

Thursday, December 14

4:00 pm   Dalton Branch: 231.828.4188

 

 

About the Muskegon Area District Library – www. madl.org

The Muskegon Area District Library is a public library system with ten branch locations. It serves 105,000 residents of 20 municipalities, comprising most of Muskegon County. Serving the community six days a week, the Muskegon Area District Library offers programs, library services and life-long learning for county residents. For more information about events at any branch library please contact the branch library directly. For more information contact pr.info@madl.org, or 231 737-6248.

 

 

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 11/13/17-11/20/17

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Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

www.visitmuskegon.org

 

Local Comfort Keepers Wins Award for Operational Excellence

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Big News from Fittedtot.com + Fantastic Goodies!

Ashley and John from Fittedtot.com are extremely excited to share that they had a makeover! They will soon unveil a new website and box design! You will be the first to know.

 

So what has changed?

 

Check it out here! 

 

 

Exciting Times Ahead For The Complex!

Future of the Complex, New season pass deal, Bike event and more!

 

 

Dear Supporter,

As we approach our 33rd year we couldn’t be more excited about the future of our non-profit mission of providing quality outdoor recreational facilities and programming to Michigan residents and visitors alike. We are delighted to let you know that we have been working very hard transforming our complex into a year-round outdoor recreation mecca.. The first project we have in the works is the build-out of the Lake Michigan Dunes Canopy Trail. The first phase of the canopy trail will be the construction of a dual 1000′ mega zip line traversing from the top of the luge dune all the way to a landing tower near the lodge. As part of the canopy trail experience, we will tell the story of the dunes and the unique eco-system in which we exist. Fundraising has already been under way and we are already close to raising enough money to qualify for a $50,000 match grant from the MEDC!

 

As of today we have raised $46,711 of the $50,000 needed to earn the matching funds.

 

We have 5 days left to raise the remaining $3,289.00 and we’re asking for your help to cross the finish line! 

 

Please consider donating to this great community crowdfunding project. Learn more about all of our plans and donate here

 

On Saturday, November 11th come out and bike the lighted trails at Muskegon Winter Sports Complex from 7pm to 11pm. This is a fun event for all ages and skill levels!

 

        Bike the Lights This Weekend                         Buy your Season Passes

Muskegon Winter Sports Complex is partnering with Michigan’s Edge Mountain Bike Association for the first ever Bike the Lights event at Muskegon Winter Sports Complex.

Get your season pass or family season pass today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ReThink West Michigan

If you are traveling back home to West Michigan for the Thanksgiving Holiday or if you are a recent college graduate, consider attending this casual networking event where you can have a chance to hear out recruiters from companies in West Michigan and see what career opportunities they have to offer you!

 

Click here to view flyer for more information! 

 

Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations for 2018

The Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for its class of 2018.  There are six categories; Non-Profit Organizations, Colleges/Schools, Environmental Projects, Business/Industry, Individuals, Legacy Circle and Sunrise Youth Award.

 

This is the sixth year for the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame that has inducted 45  individuals and organizations into the Hall, including former Gov. William Milliken, Howard Tanner, Peter Wege, Mayville Elementary School, the Ruddiman Creek Project, and the Wolves & Moose of Isle Royale are among them. We are looking for nominations for the 2018 class.

 

These are people or organizations that have a long history of environmental stewardship.  Nomination forms are available on the web site, http://www.muskegonlakenaturepreserve.org/hall-of-fame-appl/

 

 The Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame will induct the class of 2018 on May 9, 2018 at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum at 6:30 in Grand Rapids.  Nomination applications are due February 1, 2018.

 

Ron Brown
V,P,
MERES
muskegonlakenaturepreserve.org

 

Muskegon County Calendar of Events 11/6/17-11/13/17

 

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Presented by the Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau

www.visitmuskegon.org

 

 

Other ways to get involved

Volunteer for the Lakeshore Art Festival

A unique blend of arts, crafts, music, food and fun along the shoreline in historic Downtown Muskegon. More than 300 artists and crafters will be showcased with fine art in the park, crafts, children’s activities and Michigan food market – all wrapped up in a huge downtown street party atmosphere!   Come out and join us on July 7th,  and July 8th, 2017.

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Join Watch Muskegon

Muskegon has more to offer than ever before. Join the conversation, movement and Watch Us Go!

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