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Fall 2012 Soccer Registration

June 18,22,26: American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Final registration opportunities for the Fall 2012 season: Mon. 6/18 from 7-8:30 pm at Boomer Park, 13440 Ritchie Ave., south of 17 Mile Rd.; Thurs., 6/20 and Tues., 6/26 from 6-8 pm at the Cedar Springs Family Fare on 17 Mile near the US 131 expressway. Complete the Pre-Registration Application online and use the registration Express Lane when you arrive – see details on our website: www.ayso902.org The registration fee is $55 per child for the fall season. Save $15 if you register for both fall and spring seasons now. Families registering 3 or more players will receive an additional discount of $5 per player, per season. Players must be at least 4 years old by 9/4/12. First time players must show a Birth Certificate for age verification. Get registered NOW for the Fall/Springs 2012-13 Season! #24,25p


Coral Days Festival

June 23: Come join the fun! Coral Days Festival on Sat. June 23. Start your day with a free Pancake Breakfast at Cowden Lake Bible Academy, the Parade at 11 am, enjoy a Chicken Barbecue Dinner by Maple Valley Firemen, see the Bucket Brigade at 2 pm, the Soapbox Derby at 3 pm and the Gordon Russ Magic Show at 4 pm. A Time Capsule will be opened at 5 pm. Hear great music by “Stolen Horses” from 7 to 9 pm and finish your day with the Light Parade at dusk.  #23-25p


Senior Lunch at Pine Grove Community Church

June 27: It’s High Noon the 27th of June. Summer’s already playing its hot tune. Senior Café is a real cool place; come on down, there’s plenty of space. Those aged 60 and those aged a tad more; we’re serving our first picnic to entice you to come thru our door. So tuck your napkin in even wear a bib cause our Sloppy Joes are mighty big. On the northeast corner of M-82 and Beech is where you’ll find our gig. #25


Blithe Spirit Auditions

June 28,29: Noel Coward’s, Blithe Spirit will be performed August 16, 17, and 18 by the Cedar Springs Community Players. Auditions for this hilarious comedy will be Thursday, June 28 and Friday, June 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Cedar Springs United Methodist Church located on the corner of Church and Main in Cedar Springs. There are roles for 5 adult females and 2 adult males. For more information go to www.cscommunityplayers.org or call 616-696-5186.  #24,25p


North Kent Toastmasters Club – Where Leaders Are Made

July 3 & 17: Toastmaster members enhance valuable leadership and speaking skills through practice and encouragement. Members progress through the manual at their own pace. Guests always welcome. The meeting is at 7 pm, at Prudential Preferred Realtors, 502 Northland Dr. NE, north of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church & 11 Mile Rd., Rockford. For directions call Sue 616-866-3509 or club website www.nkctm.org.  #25

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Hometown Hero

Taylor JonasArmy Pvt. Taylor A. Jonas has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experienced use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
The Advanced Individual Training course is designed to train infantry soldiers to perform reconnaissance operations; employ, fire and recover anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; locate and neutralize land mines and operate target and sight equipment; operate and maintain communications equipment and radio networks; construct field firing aids for infantry weapons; and perform infantry combat exercises and dismounted battle drills, which includes survival procedures in a nuclear, biological or chemical contaminated area.
Jonas is the son of William LaRose of Cedar Springs.
The private is a 2009 graduate of Cedar Springs High School.

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