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Muskegon, MI 49442
Today, officials from the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District announced the launch of a grassroots effort to fund "Muskegon Area Promise Scholarships.” Unlike the Kalamazoo Promise funded by a small number of very wealthy individuals, the Muskegon Area Promise is seeking small investments from many individuals through checks written directly to the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, or via an online donation site (http://www.gofundme.com/promisescholarship).
State Rep. Holly Hughes (R-Montague), welcomed Wes Eklund, CEO of Fleet Engineers, and John Workman, co-owner of Eagle Alloy, two important employers in Muskegon County, to Lansing on Monday as they testified before the House Energy Plicy Committee.
Over 2,900 first through sixth grade students from Calvary Christian (46), Fruitport (186), Hesperia (175), Holton (241), MAISD Wesley School (84), Mona Shores (247), Montague (255), Muskegon (514), Muskegon Catholic Central (82), North Muskegon (76), Oakridge (340), Orchard View (357), Ravenna (15), Reeths-Puffer (25), Timberland Academy (75), Whitehall (143), and White Cloud (62) schools enjoyed “The Billy Goats Gruff” performance by the Indianapolis Opera Ensemble at the historic Frauenthal Theater on March 30 and 31, 2015.
On April 2, 2015, over 2,000 school children in Muskegon County will celebrate their success as peer mentors by wearing blue clothing and stickers that say “Light It Up Blue.” The students from elementary schools in Fruitport, Muskegon, Oakridge, and Reeths-Puffer have been selected and trained for the job of assisting students who face the daily challenges of a life touched by Autism, or one of the other disorders along what is known today as the Autism Spectrum.
Over 2,950 first through sixth grade students from Calvary Christian, Fruitport, Hesperia, Holton, MAISD Wesley School, Mona Shores, Montague, Muskegon, Muskegon Catholic Central, North Muskegon, Oakridge, Orchard View, Ravenna, Reeths-Puffer, Timberland Academy, Whitehall, and White Cloud schools will enjoy “The Billy Goats Gruff” performance by the Indianapolis Opera Ensemble at the historic Frauenthal Theater on March 30 and 31, 2015. The shows will begin at 10:00 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m. both days.