Pinwheel Passport program recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 18, 2024

As part of its ongoing commitment to child abuse prevention, the Oceana County Children Trust Michigan Council is introducing the Pinwheel Passport program in Oceana County. This initiative aims to raise awareness about the importance of strengthening families and preventing child abuse and neglect. Talented student artists from Oceana County have created captivating pinwheel artwork, which will be on display…

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Fire departments receive $5,000 grant for inflatable fire safety house

April 17, 2024

Grant Township Fire Department and Shelby Benona Fire Department will receive a $5,000 grant from the Oceana Community Foundation to purchase an inflatable fire safety house. “These funds, awarded from the Oceana Youth Fund and the Gail Paulus Family Fund at the Community Foundation will support the growth and education of fire safety and prevention in each department’s coverage area,…

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Shelby Township Community Park gets $1 million boost

April 5, 2024

Plans include building an amphitheater  SHELBY TOWNSHIP — After recently being awarded $800,000 in appropriations for the Shelby Township Community Park, officials announced this week that nearly $1 million in additional funds were recently awarded for the park.  “U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Michigan) was successful in appropriations in the amount of $800,000 slated to be utilized at the new Shelby…

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Learning through teaching

February 19, 2024

Learning through teaching By Ron Beeber, Contributing Writer PENTWATER — Singer Phil Collins once wrote a song lyric that says, “In learning, you will teach … and in teaching, you will learn.” That’s certainly what happens when members of the Pentwater Artisan Learning Center share their skills with students who are working on hands-on projects at the center under the…

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Q&A with VA scheduled in Ludington, Hart

February 13, 2024

Q&A with VA scheduled in Ludington, Hart Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Ludington and Hart for three question and answer sessions. Times and locations are as follows: Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ludington Area Senior Center, 308 S. Rowe St., Ludington Thursday, Feb. 15, 4 to 7 p.m., American Legion Post…

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