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Monday, July 30th, 2012

 

Grass Lake Garden Club Meets August 8

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The first meeting of the Grass Lake Garden Club will be Wednesday, August 8th at 6:30 pm in the Busy Lizzies’ classroom.

Coming late summer/early fall, the garden shop will be stocking craft and scrapbooking supplies


FREE Puppet Shows in Downtown Window

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Bring the kids to marvel at the puppet shows in downtown Grass Lake Saturdays in August.

Grass Lake Lutheran Church, 121 E. Michigan Avenue,  will present “Noah and the Ark,” “David and Goliath,” “Daniel and the Lion’s Den” and “Zacchaeus.”
Shows are 10 minutes long, and performances are at 1 pm; 1:30pm and 2 pm.  Mark your calendar for August 4, 11, 18 and 25.

FREE admission, free water and popcorn!  Call 517-764-9791 with any questions.


Grass Lake Wrestler in National Meet

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Grass Lake Sophomore Samantha Cushard spent July 14-18 wrestling against future Olympians at the USA Wrestling National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota.

The week long event included several tournaments for all the boy and girl high school age divisions.  These are the official development tournaments that lead directly to the USA Olympic program.

A highlight of Samantha’s week was pinning a girl who just graduated from high school and has a full scholarship to wrestle for the defending national champion college team. Following are Samantha’s individual and team results:

Cadet Women’s National Championships (15-16 yrs old) – National Runner-Up (Second Place) and All-American Status at 154 lbs.

Junior Women’s National Championships (18 and under) – 4th Place Finish and All-American Status at 159 lbs.

Junior Women’s National Duals Meet (18 and under, state vs state format) – Team Michigan placed 7th and was awarded a team trophy and each girl received a medal

Samantha wrestled all the matches at 159 lbs for the team.


Weber Earns Historical Society Scholarship

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The Grass Lake Area Historical Society has presented its fourteenth annual Alfreda Atkin Foust Memorial Scholarship to Erin Weber, Grass Lake High School class of 2012.

This scholarship, funded by a gift from Barbara Longstaff, daughter of Alfreda Foust and her husband, Dr. William Foust, long-time Grass Lake physician, is presented each year to a student who has excelled in history and/or social studies, and who has shown an ongoing interest in these disciplines.   Read More


Farmers Market Seeks Vendors

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Local foods are available at the Grass Lake Farmers Market starting on Saturday, August 11, and every Saturday until the Fall Harvest Festival.  The market is between the Season’s car wash and Busy Lizzies, 128 Brown Street, Grass Lake.  Public welcome from 10 am until 2 pm.

To reserve a space, or for more information, contact Veronica Zick at 522-8121.