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Health Fair planned

Three Rivers Health has announced its sixth annual Health Fair and St. Joseph County United Way Fundraiser is set to take place next month. The event will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 15 in the HealthTRAC facility on the hospital campus. The event is to feature fun, food and giveaways. Its main events are the Kids Zone, Healthy …

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Art on the Green showcases local vendors

Aficionados of high-end, quality art will be a short drive from a wide variety of options this weekend. The sixth annual “Art on the Green” show returns 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Klinger Lake Country Club. Event organizer Shireen Cline said this year’s event will feature nearly 20 vendors. Cline said she will have vendors and crafters from …

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Conservation District receives award

The St. Joseph County Conservation District was presented a “Star Award” at the Summer Conference of the Michigan Association of Conservation Districts. The occasion was earlier this month in Bay City. The award was given to several districts for the work they are doing at the local level to promote conservation of soil and water resources. The St. Joseph County …

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County commission changes time of meetings

St. Joseph County Commissioners have agreed to revert to an earlier start time for their twice-a-month meetings. During Tuesday’s meeting, the decision was made to move the 6 p.m. start time to 5 o’clock. The 6 p.m. time was established in January in an attempt to gauge whether the later start time would encourage greater public participation. Board chairman Allen …

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Date named for DASAS fundraiser

Organizers behind the 2017 “Walk A Mile in Her Shoes” fundraiser have announced the sixth annual event will take place Aug. 12. The community event, which raises funds for the Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services of St. Joseph County, will begin at 11 a.m. at Lafayette Park. It will feature a hog roast, children’s games, inflatables, doggie lounge, a disc …

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Mendon girl’s art chosen for billboard

A drawing created by a Mendon girl was chosen to appear on billboards sponsored by Midwest Energy Cooperative’s “Safety Month” poster contest. The winning submission for the Southwest Michigan region was created by fourth-grade student Presley Allen. Midwest took its interactive hotline demonstration on the road in April, bringing electrical safety to life for nearly 700 fourth-grade students and teachers. …

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