News for Community

Monday, July 24, 2017
July Book Signing: Field Guide to Northwest Michigan Thursday July 27, 2017 - 1:00pm, free Author James Dake shares the making of the field guide and the stories behind the photographs in an interactive presentation. Get a chance to purchase a signed copy of the book! Grass River Natural Area entrance is located at 6500 Alden Highway, Bellaire, MI. www.grassriver.org Nature Story Time Friday ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Event, General News Article
Friday, July 14, 2017
Traverse City, Michigan , July 14, 2017 – Herkner Farms has joined forces with Goodwill Industries and Food Rescue to donate a portion of their proceeds from product sales at the 2017 National Cherry Festival. Herkner Farms participated as a vendor at the 2017 National Cherry Festival. Their mission was to donate a meal to Food Rescue for every product sold. In addition, they matched the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Thursday, July 13, 2017
The Charlevoix Area Community Foundation, Hestia Women’s Giving Circle, and the Char/Em United Way each provided funding to help Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan (BIGS) begin a new School-Based mentoring program at Charlevoix Elementary School. Funds will be used to expand the current number of children being served, with a goal of adding 20 new mentoring relationships ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 29, 2017
The City Opera House is proud to again present the Magic Thursday Artists for a two-month art exhibition and sale July 1, 2017 through August 31, 2017. The exhibition features original fine art paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel and acrylic. A portion of all sales benefits the City Opera House. The opening reception, with refreshments, will be held on July 6, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Press Release
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
This year, Crooked Tree Arts Center-Petoskey is opening the sale of 2017-18 Performing Arts Series tickets early! Beginning on Thursday, June 1, CTAC members and non-members will be able to purchase tickets to any one of our great performing arts events! Here’s the 2017-18 Performing Arts Series line-up: The series opens on Saturday, October 7 with solo pianist, Andreas Klein. Enjoy a glass ...read more
Categories: Community, Event, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, May 22, 2017
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Bay Area Transportation Authority (BATA) is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its successful Bike-n-Ride program. BATA’s Bike-n-Ride service has been helping cyclists enjoy bike trails in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties for five years. This years’ service started Saturday, May 20 and runs through the summer and fall until October 22. Since ...read more
Categories: Community, Member News, Press Release
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Traverse City – Spring break will be a busy time for the County’s community pool. Registration for Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation’s spring session of American Red Cross lessons opened today, and one dollar family open swims are scheduled throughout spring break. “In anticipation of summer, the spring session of swim lessons is quite popular,” said Kristine ...read more
Categories: Event, Community