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3rd Fridays! Exchange Luncheons

 

 

***From the Wyoming/Kentwood Chamber of Commerce website***

Feb 18, 11:30 am at Carrabba's! 

 

5th Annual KDL Teen Filmmaking Contest

***From the Kent District Library Website*** Teen Film Contest & Festival 5th Annual KDL Teen Filmmaking Contest

 
Could you be the next George Lucas or Sofia Coppola? 

All Kent County teens, grades 6-12, are invited to enter films in the 5th annual KDL teen filmmaking contest. Films selected from the contest will be screened at the KDL Teen Film Festival from 10:30 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at Celebration! Cinema North.

City of Wyoming Demonstrates Water Infrastructure for Students on Saturday

Wyoming, Mich., Jan., 26 – Mary Jane Robinson, public outreach coordinator with the City of Wyoming Water Plant, will host a session on water infrastructure on behalf of the City of Wyoming at GVSU’s Super Science Saturday.

Robinson will present with East Jordan Iron Works, who has a location in the city of Wyoming.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament Saturday, January 29th

From the Kent District Library website Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament

The next round in the KDL Wii Tournament Series is taking place at the Wyoming branch on Saturday, January 29 at 11:00 am.  The tournament, for teens in grades 6-12, features the always exciting Super Smash Bros. Brawl!  So plan to join us for this awesome tournament which includes snacks and prizes. Registration is required; call 784-2007 to register.

 Here are a few of the guidelines:

  • It will be single player, with most battles consisting of 4 players.
  • The battles will be 3-minutes long.
  • Board of Education Board meeting

    From the Wyoming Public Schools website

    January 24, 2011

    Board of Education
    Board Meetings

    Regular Board meetings are held on the second and the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 PM in the Board room at the Administration Building. Board meetings are open to the public except those specifically exempted by law.

    Soon after each meeting is called to order, the Board president will ask any individuals wishing to address the Board to indentify themselves by name, and state the topic they would like to discuss.

    Wyoming Police and Firefighters Become Celebrity Servers for the Night

    Wyoming, Mich., Thurs., Jan. 20 – Members of the City of Wyoming Police and Fire Departments will participate in the annual Soup’s On For All event put on by Catholic Charities of West Michigan.

    The City of Wyoming Police and Fire Departments became involved in the event more than nine years ago and the same group have participated for the past seven years as celebrity soup servers. They will be serving on the 3rd floor of the B.O.B. where the event is being held, from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

    “Soup’s On For All is a great event,” said City of Wyoming Lt. Scott Beckman. “We look forward to it and enjoy being involved each year. Sometimes our uniform and badge can be a bit intimidating for people. They’re hesitant to approach us. But at this event, people are always eager to speak with us.

    The Foremost Insurance 28th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

    The Foremost Insurance 28th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

    News Release:

    The Foremost Insurance 28 th Street Metro Cruise® Planning Begins

    Chamber prepares for the annual end of summer event

    Wyoming-Kentwood, MI (January 12, 2011) – The annual event has grown through the years to over 300,000 visitors and over 15,000 vehicles. Last year, with beautiful weather, the event hosted record breaking numbers. Organizers are looking for an even larger turnout this year. There has been momentum within the 28th Street merchants’ community to increase event participation. Many of the businesses are reaching out to the visitors and welcoming them with specials, activities and event oriented activities. The Metro Cruise® was started as a method of helping businesses along the 28th Street corridor when highway M-6 opened.

    This year’s venues are currently under development.