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Repairs in store for popular bike path

Repairs in store for popular bike path

WYOMING, Mich.—The Buck Creek Nature Preserve bike path is getting a facelift.

On March 4, city council members awarded a contract to A-1 Asphalt of Wayland to repave the trail.  The $77,000 project will extend the life of the bike path, which connects Buck Creek Nature Preserve to Lemery Park. 

Work is expected to begin this spring and take two weeks to complete, weather permitting.  The bike path will not be open during construction.

Win a makeover for your school from the Detroit Pistons

Win a makeover for your school from the Detroit Pistons

(Detroit Pistons) – Does your library or gym need a new look?

Here’s your chance to win a makeover in the School Makeover contest from the Detroit Pistons and NBA Live, Learn or Play, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance.

The School Makeover, presented by Farm Bureau Insurance and the Detroit Pistons, is accepting submissions from elementary and middle schools in the state of Michigan, through June 1. Submissions at www.nba.com/pistons/farm-bureau-school-makeover should include at least four images of the school’s library or gymnasium to be considered in the selection process.

“Farm Bureau Insurance agents are involved in their local communities all across the state. Michigan isn’t just a market for us, it is our home,” said Vic Verchereau, Farm Bureau Insurance vice president of Marketing. “We firmly believe in supporting safe and clean learning environments for our youth.

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

The Wyoming Parks and Recreation Summer Brochure is now available, and registration begins this Thursday. Available activities include cooking, fitness, concerts, music lessons, computers, sports, events, and park information. The online version of Summer Brochure is also available online.

Golden Gloves Championship Begin This Month In Wyoming

Golden Gloves Championship Begin This Month In Wyoming

This year is the 82nd Anniversary of The Golden Gloves Championships. They are happening beginning March 30th at the Grand Valley Armory in Wyoming. The other dates for the 2013 Championships are April 5, 19, 26, and 27

If you'd like to attend, Ringside seats are $10 to $20 and general admission is $8 to $15. Attending helps support the Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Program and Michigan’s longest running amateur sport of boxing.

Boxing starts at 7:00 pm March 30th, April 5th, 19th, with State Finals April 26 & 27. The Grand Valley Armory is at 1200 44th st in Wyoming, Michigan.

Tickets for the Championships  are now available at all Star Ticket outlets. To order by phone call (616)222-4000 or 1-800-585-3737 or go to www.startickets.com. Any Questions call 616-617-0119.

 

Wyoming Group Survives The Titanic!

Wyoming Group Survives The Titanic!
A group from the Wyoming Senior Center recently enjoyed a trip together on the Titanic. This week, they headed down to the Grand Rapids Public Museum to view the Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. They said they enjoyed the trip and are happy to report that 14 people in their group "survived." If you'd like to see the Titanic exhibit, it is scheduled to run through July 7, 2013.

 

Free Pancake Breakfast Next Week - March 5

Free Pancake Breakfast Next Week - March 5
Enjoy a free pancake breakfast brought to you by the students from Godfrey-Lee MIddle School.

Grace Bible College Hires New Women’s Soccer Coach

Grace Bible College Hires New Women’s Soccer Coach

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Grace Bible College Hires New Women’s Soccer Coach

Grand Rapids, Michigan,  – Josh Rumenapp has been named Head Coach for the Grace Bible College Women’s Soccer’s Team. Josh has been an assistant coach at both the high school and collegiate level and is very excited to have a chance to be involved in a larger role this season. He has been involved with the sport for 20 years and has a passion for developing players skill, as well as their character.