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Lady Bow-hunters' Night Out August 15

Lady Bow-hunters' Night Out August 15

WYOMING, Mich.-- Stop in at Al and Bob's Sports for a meet and greet, refreshments and possible prizes during the Lady Bow-hunters' Night Out Thursday, August 15, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Many female hunting companies will be there answering questions and helping out with any of those bow hunting issues.  

Al and Bob's Sports is located at 3100 S. Division Ave. in My Town Wyoming.

Kent County accepting household hazardous waste

Kent County accepting household hazardous waste

Kent County will be accepting household hazardous waste from residents Saturday, July 20. 

Residents with proper ID can drop off items from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 5068 Breton Rd. SE, Kentwood.  The county will also accept drop-off items at the following times and locations:

  • August 10: 2908 Ten Mile Rd. in Rockford
  • August 24: 1500 Scribner Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
  • September 7: 5068 Breton Rd. SE, Kentwood
  • September 21: 2350 Ivanrest SW, Grandville
  • October 12: 2908 Ten Mile Rd. in Rockford
  • October 26: 1500 Scribner Ave. NW, Grand Rapids

Chemicals including weed killers, bug sprays, antifreeze, gasoline, oil-based paint, wood preservatives, paint thinner, pool chemicals, deck cleaners, fluorescent light bulbs, mercury thermometers and thermostats will all be accepted.  Latex paint, medical waste, prescription drugs, ammunition and fireworks are prohibited.

Cool off with free Hot Kroc Movie Night July 19

Cool off with free Hot Kroc Movie Night July 19

WYOMING, Mich.—Cool off for free Friday, July 19 during Hot Kroc Movie Night at The Salvation Army Kroc Center.

This family-friendly event will feature a giant outdoor water slide, a reptile show presented by Grand Rapids Public Schools, live Christian hip hop music, $1 snacks and a free indoor viewing of “Wreck-It Ralph.”  Outdoor activities begin at 5 p.m.; the movie showing will begin at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center homepage.

Wyoming Kid 2 Kid Sale returns July 20

Wyoming Kid 2 Kid Sale returns July 20

WYOMING, Mich.—Wyoming’s Kid 2 Kid Sale returns for its fifth year Saturday, July 20.

A spokeswoman for the Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department says children have reserved more than 25 tables to sell toys, games, movies, books, sporting equipment and crafts. 

The Kid 2 Kid Sale runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wyoming Senior Center, located at 2380 DeHoop Ave. SW.  Admission is free.  For more information, call (616) 893-8363.

Reunited by books: Share your story and possibly win $25

Reunited by books: Share your story and possibly win $25

How has the Kent District Library helped unite your family?

Share your story with KDL by 5 p.m. Monday, July 22 and you could win a $25 gift card to Schuler Books & Music.  To enter, fill out this form.  Your experience may also be shared on KDL’s Share Your Story page.

All people who submit a story will be entered in a drawing for the gift card.  

Kent District Library has 18 branches throughout West Michigan, including in My Towns Alpine Township, Cascade Township, Comstock Park, East Grand Rapids, Grandville, Kentwood, Lowell,  Plainfield Township, Rockford, Walker and Wyoming.

Credit union opens fifth branch in West Michigan

Credit union opens fifth branch in West Michigan

COOPERSVILLE, Mich.--  Business and community leaders will cut the ribbon on a new bank in Coopersville at 9 a.m. Friday, July 12.

My Personal Credit Union’s new office is located at 1147 W. Randall Street.  The facility features drive-through service as well as an outdoor ATM. 

“We’ve been serving the good people of this community for years, and it’s great to be able to give them a top notch facility,” says MPCU President Daniel Baines.

MPCU was founded in 1951.  The bank has four other locations, including: 1327 Plainfield NE in My Town Grand Rapids North, 2187 Port Sheldon St. in My Town Grandville/Jenison,   4833 Town Center SE in My Town Kentwood and 1414 Burton St. SW in My Town Wyoming. For more information, visit www.mpcu.org

Hot Kroc Movie Nights return July 19 with free movie showing

Hot Kroc Movie Nights return July 19 with free movie showing

WYOMING, Mich.-- The Salvation Army’s Ray and Joan Kroc Center is helping children cool down during the summer with the return of Hot Kroc Movie Nights.

The next free movie showing is “Wreck-It Ralph” on Friday, July 19 at 7 p.m.  Starting at 5 p.m., children can also enjoy a giant outdoor slip and slide, games and live music.  Popcorn, hot dogs, pop and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

The Kroc Center will hold another Hot Kroc Movie Night Friday, August 23 featuring Disney’s “Toy Story.”

Hot Kroc Movie Nights are sponsored by Grand Rapids Public Schools.