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Fathers vs. players baseball fundraiser


The community is invited to attend the first ever Fathers vs. Players fundraiser community picnic, for Cedar Springs Baseball, on May 22 at 1 p.m. This family fun day will be held at the Cedar Springs Varsity baseball field, and will promote community awareness, support and raise money for off-season training for all high school baseball players.
Everyone is asked to bring their own picnic lunch, and there will be an area for barbecue grills. Vendors will conduct games with prizes, and some of the games include the dunk tank, putting green, bean bag games, a radar gun to check how fast you can throw and speed timing.
The main event will be a game between the high school players and their dads.
All youth players with the Cedar Springs Junior Ball League are encouraged to attend, and they will be asked to take their position on the field when the high school players take their positions. Everyone will be asked to “run the bases” when the game is over.
Individual players will be asking for donations. If you are interested in organizing, donating or sharing, please call Roger Louck at (616) 706-8599.

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Community rummage sale to benefit senior all night party


Rent a space to help senior all night party for only $10

Would you like to help to provide a safe environment for our 2011 graduates to celebrate with one another without alcohol or drugs? One Cedar Springs graduating class suffered a tragedy on graduation night, and that was one too many.  Since then, parents of the seniors in the graduating class have worked hard to plan fun, safe activities for the kids on graduation night, and they depend on financial support from both businesses and the community through donations and fundraisers.

One way you can help this year’s class is to rent a space at the community garage sale set for Saturday, March 12. Rent a space for only $10 and keep 100 percent of the proceeds. You will be given a 10-feet by 10-feet area with one 8-foot table and chair. You may bring additional tables for your space. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the American Legion in downtown Cedar Springs. The event will be open to the public and advertised in local papers, flyers posted throughout the area, and it will be listed on Craig’s list. Deadline to register is Tuesday, March 1. Space is limited. For more info call Michele at (616) 696-9024 or email praxsls@hotmail.com.

With your support we will continue to provide a great event for our graduating seniors!

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Celebrate the joy of Christmas at one of the churches in our community:


Dec. 19: Solon Center Wesleyan Church will have a Christmas Celebration Service on Sunday, December 19, at 11 a.m. They also invite you to come “Celebrate the Light” at their Candlelight Christmas Eve service on December 24 at 6 p.m. The church is located at 15671 Algoma Ave., just north of 19 Mile Rd.

Dec. 19: Pilgrim Bible Church will have their annual Children’s Christmas Program at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday December 19, and will have a candlelight Christmas singspiration at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, December 26, to close out the Christmas season. The church is located on West Pine Street, in Cedar Springs.

Dec. 19: South Ensley United Methodist will hold a Christmas evening service of worship and special music on Sunday, December 19 at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The church is located at 13600 S. Cypress, Sand Lake.

Dec. 19: North Kent Community Church will present “A Savior is born” on Sunday, December 19 at 10 a.m. The church is located at 1480 Indian Lakes Rd, Sparta.

Dec. 24: Calvary Assembly of God (810 17 Mile Road) is offering our annual Candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. Enjoy hot chocolate, Christmas carols, and a special Christmas story.

Dec. 24: Join us at The Springs Church for our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service on Friday, December 24, at 7 p.m. Feel free to come as you are. Kids are invited to wear pajamas. There will be glo-sticks for the kids. We are located on the corner of Oak & First Streets in Cedar Springs. For more information visit our website www.thespringschurch.info or call 616.696.2970. We hope to see you at The Springs this Christmas!

Dec. 24: Come and celebrate the birth of Jesus with us at Cedar Springs UMC, 140 S. Main St. in downtown Cedar Springs! Christmas Eve Candlelight worship services at both 7 & 10 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Special Children’s Time and childcare provided; and at 10:00 p.m. Special brass ensemble will play. The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated at both services, and a special mission offering will be taken to support children in our area through the Beach Picnic Basket program and also around the world. God bless you as we give thanks for the greatest gift of all—Jesus!

Dec. 24: Pierson Bible Church will have a Christmas Eve service at 6:00 p.m .and also a New Year’s Eve service at 6:00 p.m. The church is located at 101 Grand St., Pierson.

Dec. 24: Resurrection Lutheran, 180 Northland Drive, in Sand Lake, will have a Christmas Eve Candlelight service at 7 p.m. on December 24. Everyone is welcome!

Dec. 24: The Courtland-Oakfield and White Pines United Methodist Churches will have their combined Christmas Eve Candlelight worship service at 7:00 p.m., at Courtland-Oakfield UMC. The church is located at 10295 Myers Lake Ave., just south of 13 Mile Rd. Everyone welcome!

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