On Thursday, October 4, 2018, Muskegon County Prosecutor D.J. Hilson will take the stage with former drug addicts and inmates at Fruitport Middle School Auditorium from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and again at 1:40 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. at North Muskegon High School Flex Center. The five speakers are all actively engaged in drug addiction recovery work and are eager to share their personal stories.
The Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) FFA Chapter, which includes students enrolled in the Environmental/Veterinary Sciences program at the MACTC, had their best showing yet at this year’s Muskegon County Fair, July 23-28, 2018. Students brought home 18 first place awards, seven Grand Champion awards, and one Reserve Grand Champion award.
This month families are invited to gather at fun "School Stock Up Backpack Giveaway" events at The Gateway Church on Pontaluna Road and at Lebanon Lutheran Church on Mears Avenue. Children will receive free packpacks stocked with school supplies and enjoy free meals, fun activities, resource tables, and free vision and hearing screenings. Between the two churches, 750 backpacks will be distributed.
The community is invited to join Construction Trades students and staff from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) for an open house at 2525 Chestnut Trail, Thursday, May 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. This home is the eleventh in the Chestnut Trail neighborhood built by Construction Trades students. Previous years’ homes will be marked by blue yard signs during the event.
Practicing safe driving habits and good behavior will pay off in a big way this Thursday, May 10, at 1:30 p.m. for two Orchard View High School students. During the Orchard View Pride Assembly, five finalists will draw a key in front of the rest of the student body for a chance to win a moped, and then five additional students will draw a key to win a car!