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Community groups bring Christmas cheer


The Cedar Springs Lions Club, with the help of the Sand Lake Eagles, helped the Santa Claus Girls by delivering gifts for many boys and girls, on Saturday, December 20. In all, 116 families in the area received gifts to make Christmas time a little brighter.

The Cedar Springs Lions Club, part of Lions Clubs International, the largest service organization in the world, works each year to help people with sight and hearing problems. They help fund eye exams, glasses, hearing aids, and more. Each year they hold fundraisers, including the Red Flannel Festival Lumber Jack supper and several spring pancake breakfasts, to support their work. To find out more about them, join them at one of their meetings held the first and third Tuesday of each month, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the North Kent Senior Center, 44 N. Park Street, Cedar Springs.

The Tri County Eagles #4467, located at 32 West Lake Street in Sand Lake, is a chapter of the Fraternity Order of Eagles, an organization that helps fund eight major charities, including kidney, heart, diabetes, cancer and spinal cord injury funds, a children’s fund, memorial foundation and the Golden Eagle Fund. For more information about them call 636-8787.

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Tri County Eagles earn community share money

N-Community-Share-Tri-County-Eagles-2013The Red Flannel Festival delivered a Community Share check for $750 to the Tri-County Eagles #4467 club for the volunteer efforts at the 2013 Red Flannel Festival Grand Parade.

The Red Flannel Festival is proud the annual Community Share Program generated over $5000.00 for area local non-profits last year. The Red Flannel Board of Directors and Chairpersons are working hard to ensure the success of the 75th Red Flannel celebrations.

“The Red Flannel Festival’s success and growth has been phenomenal,” says RFF President Michele Andres. “Staffing demands will out-number volunteers and we are turning to you, the non-profit community, for assistance. We are proud and excited we have been able to donate almost $30,000 to non-profits in the area with our Community Share Program!”

Andres added that as a completely volunteer, independent non-profit organization, the Red Flannel Festival is keenly aware of the challenges organizations face in fundraising. “Our mission is to encourage collaboration and positive economic growth for all of the area’s non-profit organizations,” she says.

If your non-profit organization is interested in participating in the Community Share Program, please contact the Festival office at 616-696-2662 or email president@redflannelfestival.org.


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Happy 80th Birthday

Kay F. Merlington

Please join us in celebrating at Tri-County Eagles #4467, 32 E. Lake St., Sand Lake from 2-5pm on April 2nd. Lunch will be served & no gifts please.

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