||"Sewing For Sandy"
||Quilters have come together to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Area churches and quilting groups are creating and sending quilts to victims who are still living in tents and partially restored homes, but they need your help to send them to those who need them.
Checks/Donations for shipping the quilts can be sent to Artwork in Big Rapids with "Sewing For Sandy" noted on the address or the memo line of your check.
For more information Please call Marry at 796-2817 or (810) 278-0149
||Kevin Kammeraad is visiting
||Kevin Kammeradd is visiting soon!
When: Tuesday April 16, 2013 at 9:30 and 1:00
Where: Eastwood Early Childhood center
Register by calling 592-9605
videos * Music * Games * Store * More!
||April 16th Children's Assembly Eastwood Early Childhood Center - 9:30am & 1:00pm with Kevin Kammeraad Author, Artist, Poet & Puppeteer! RSVP at 231.592.9605.
These events are made possible through the collaborative efforts of Big Rapids Eagles Club #2535, Mecosta County Chamber, Mecosta Osceola Intermediate School District, FSU Students with Children, Early On, Community Mental Health, NEMCSA Head Start, Children's Council, Great Start Collaborative & Coalition.
For more information about early childhood events go to www.mogreatstart.org or join us on Facebook.
||Recruitment Fair - Big Rapids, MI
||Recruitment Fair Will Focus on Older Worker Opportunities.
Big Rapids, MI - The Experience Works Senior Community Employment Program (SCSEP) will be accepting applications on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10 am to 4 pm, at Michigan Works, 14330 Northland Drive in Big Rapids. Program applicants must be age 55 or older, unemployed, live in Mecosta County, and have incomes of $14,363 per year or less for a family of one ($19,388 for a family of two). For more information call 989-773-1932.
Sponsored by the nonprofit organization Experience Works, SCSEP is available at no cost to people who meet eligibility criteria. The program provides paid community service assignments at local public and non-profit organizations, training, referral to needed services, and job search assistance. With updated skills, participants use their community services training as a springboard to permanent jobs with local employers.
For more information about Experience Works visit www.experienceworks.org.
||National Public Safety Telecommunications Week
||Join us to celebrate! Meceola Central Dispatch is celebrating "National Public Safety Week"
20 years of service as a consolidated dispatch center
Come and meet Administration and the faces behind the 911 phones and tour our facility
Public Open House
Tuesday, 4/16 from 1pm-6pm
Wednesday, 4/17 from 5pm-9pm
Joins us for coffee, lemonade and cookies