Orientations aren’t just for students. As area youngsters are shopping for supplies and picking out new clothes, teachers and staff at Greenville Public Schools are readying themselves for students’ mass arrival Tuesday.
Awards have been announced for the 3rd annual Art @ the Green event for both 3D and 2D art pieces. With two places for each category decided by art judges and also an award for the top vote getter from the public, the event was highly competitive among the artists, who came from throughout the area to submit 31 entries.
For the past 23 years, the Education Foundation of Greenville (EFG) has helped fund events and programs at Greenville Public Schools that don’t regularly fall into the school’s budget.
Through grants and scholarships, the EFG has been able to provide additional opportunities for Greenville students and staff they may not have been open to otherwise.
This city has reached an agreement with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), which will allow Greenville to use remaining funds from a grant it received for the purchasing of two transit system buses for repairs and improvements on the transit garage.
With the sun high overhead and the smell of fine Danish cuisine in the air, thousands lined Cass Street in downtown Greenville on Saturday morning as the 50th Danish Festival’s main attraction made its way past awe-inspired children and their families.
With more than 100 entries, the Grand Dansk Parade was more than an hour-long event featuring floats, bands, cars and even a few superheros.
Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author most remembered by his fairy tale stories. This year’s Danish Festival’s children’s activities, named after the famed author, fit the bill.
With face painting, arts and crafts, a clown, balloons, Legos and even bounce houses, the Hans Christian Andersen children’s events at Tower Riverside Park was a fairy tale scene all its own on Friday.
The Greenville Downtown Development Authority’s trial market nears the end of its inaugural season and the board is already looking into how to draw more people in next year. The main topic of Tuesday’s regular DDA meeting was signage designed for the market and other activities that take place in Lafayette Park and a potential open-air structure built near it.
Dominos continue to fall in the Montcalm Economic Alliance’s effort to fund countywide economic development by contracting with The Right Place, a West Michigan economic development organization.
Danish Festival is known to bring in thousands of visitors to the city and a group of volunteers has made it their mission to welcome those visitors to a clean Greenville. For the third consecutive year, Steve Schofield, a Greenville resident, organized Church groups, area organizations and resident volunteers to help “spruce up” the city as the festivities near.
Funeral notices for Saturday, August 9, 2014