Most Holy Trinity Parish Festival coming up July 24-25

Most Holy Trinity Parish in Fowler has scheduled their Parish Festival for Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25.

Events include:

Saturday
7:30 a.m. – 5K
8 a.m. Volleyball
11 a.m.-8 p.m. Food Trucks
4:30 Mass
5:30 p.m. Touch A Truck and Live Music by Jared and Joyce Feldpausch

Sunday
8 and 10 a.m. Mass
8 a.mm 3 On 3
11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Food Trucks

The Parade begins at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday


Mint Festival is August 13-15

The St. Johns Mint Festival parade is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 14 starting at 10 a.m. at Oakview Elementary School.

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Cornhole Tournaments at the Mint Festival

Cornhole is coming to the Mint Festival.

Events include the following:

Saturday, August 14:
– Social singles ($10) and Competitive Singles ($20). Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. Bags fly at 10:00 a.m.
– Social Doubles ($20) and Competitive Doubles ($40). Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. Bags fly at Noon or slightly later if singles are still going on.

Sunday, August 15:
– 8 game switcholio with a new partner each game ($10). Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. Bags fly at Noon.
– Blind Draw ($10). Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. Bags fly when Switcholio ends.

There will be other side games taking place as well including airmail raffle, 4 bagger torch and maybe more.

For more information or questions join and follow the Mint City Baggers Facebook group. All registrations will take place onsite.


Free meals every Tuesday

His Cup Runneth Over, a free meal ministry, will be doing free meals every Tuesday starting Tuesday.

Free meals will be given out from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Congregational Church, 100 Maple Ave., St. Johns. They will be located in the back southwest corner of the parking lot.

Everyone is welcome to come, and it is free for all who come. For those unable to pick up lunch, please call to arrange for delivery by Monday.

If you would like to get involved in volunteering or need a delivery call or text 517-388-2005 or 989-544-5764.


Annual Bike to Build event returns August 7

The event mid-Michigan cyclists look forward to returns for its 12th year on Saturday, August 7.

Bike to Build will again start from Northpointe Community Church, 505 E. Webb Road, DeWitt.

The ride, which regularly attracts cyclists of all ages, gives riders a choice of routes between 20, 35, 50 and 75 miles and everywhere in between, all in one day.

The $35 entry fee includes access to up to five rest stops and lunch.

The event is a major annual fundraiser for Habitat. All proceeds further the mission of providing safe, decent and affordable housing to people in need through its housebuilding, critical home repair and wheelchair ramp programs. To learn more, call 989-227-1771, option 3.

Look for more information about registering at www.cghabitat.org.


Superhero 5K Registration is Open

The Voice for Clinton County’s Children is looking forward to our 8th Annual Superhero 5K Run, Walk, or Fly! on Saturday, September 25 at the St. Johns City Park.

Proceeds from our 5K supports their essential services for Clinton County children and youth who have experienced human trafficking, neglect, physical abuse, and/or sexual assault.

They remain optimistic that they will host the event in person with a virtual option. Safety guidelines will be followed.

Registration, sponsorship, and event information is available on the website VoiceForClintonCountyChildren.org.

Will YOUR cape be ready?!


Concert in the Park Series 2021 Line-up:

July 28 — David Gerald (The Best of Detroit Blues)
August 4 — Kari Holmes (Country/Pop/Rock Recording Artist)
August 11 — Rachel Curtis (American Idol Folk/Pop Artist)
August 18 — FRENDZ (Great Vintage Classic Rock)
August 25 — David Bennett Quartet (From Swing to Rock)
September 1 — Matt King (An Award Winning Tribute to Elvis)


New Brown Bag Concert Series line-up

July 30 – Steven Easterling – Songs From Broadway, Spirituals and More with Jeff Richards
August 6 – Steve Berkemeier – Singer/Songwriter Covering Songs You’ll Love
August 13 – Clique Vocals – Jazz Ballads, Pops and Contemporary Mix, Dan Templin and Kelly Sandula-Gruner
August 20 – Peter Madcat Ruth – Grammy Award Winning Blue, Folk and More, John Churchville
August 27 – Kitty Donohoe – Emmy-Award Winner w/ Irishy, Folk and Canadianish


Spring Arbor names area students to dean’s list

Among the 323 students who made the dean’s list for the Spring 2021 semester at Spring Arbor University were:

DeWitt, MI

Danielle Carter, Sophomore
Kyle Rummel, Senior
Jacob Spedoske, Freshman
Amanda Wilkinson, Senior