HARTFORD HIGH SCHOOL… “Students of the Week” for the week of Sept. 10 – 14 are: 9th Grade – Lyla Rosses, student of Derrick Rosses; 10th Grade – Yvonne Medina, student of Seline Medina; 11th Grade – Aldo Acevedo, student of Rumaldo Acevedo & Gloria Mendoza; 12th Grade – Guadalupe Cepeda-Cruz, student of Matais Torres & Mery Cruz. To become a “Student of the Week”, students are nominated by teachers or staff for doing something positive. For example, by getting a good grade on tests or homework, doing well in class participation or just doing a good deed. Selected students will receive a certificate, their picture taken & posted in the High School front lobby showcase for the week and in the Tri-City Record newspaper. At the end of the school year, all Students of the Week names will be entered in a drawing for some cool prizes, treats or gift cards. Congratulations to these “Students of the Week” and keep up the great work!
2019 Miss Teen Coloma meeting on Sunday Young ladies interested in running for the title of 2019 Miss Teen Coloma will need to attend the meeting being held on Sunday, September 23 at the Coloma Township Hall, 4919 Paw Paw Lake Rd. at 2:30 p.m. Contestant candidates must be a female, 13 years of age but not more than 15 years of age by the date of the pageant, a resident of Coloma, and must currently be enrolled in school or currently being home schooled. There is a $20 non-refundable deposit, which is due at the meeting, to cover the cost for contestant t-shirts and pageant props. Candidates must have a parent or legal guardian present for this meeting. The pageant will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 3:00 p.m. in the Coloma High School Auditorium which is located at 300 W. Street Joseph Street. For more information, please contact Rayleen Hart-Wilson via Facebook Messenger or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Kute Kids”… THIS “KUTE KID” IS… Jeremiah Johnson and he is 8 years old. His parents are Herold and Kirsten Johnson of Benton Harbor. Jeremiah’s grandparents are Richard & Kathy Kiser of Benton Harbor and Herold & Retha Johnson of Cullman, Alabama. Share a photo of your “Kute Kids” with your friends, neighbors, and relatives who read the Tri-City Record. Make sure you write your kids’ names on the back of the picture and include any other information about it you would like to see in the paper, including mom and dad, grandma and grandpa, and so on. Send the “original” photo to the Tri-City Record, P.O. Box 7, Watervliet, MI 49098 or email it with your information to email@example.com. Pick up your photo after it appears in the paper or include a stamped, self-addressed envelope and we will mail it back to you. Where are your “Kute Kids”?
Thursday, Sept. 20, 1-3 p.m. “BOOK SIGNING & DIP TASTING” at Lakeland Hospital, Watervliet Park Bench Gift Shop in the hospital lobby. Author Marcia Allen hosted by Hospital Auxiliary with samples of Dars Dips. Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. “FESTIVAL OF FAMILIES” hosted by Berrien RESA at Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds in Berrien Springs. Free event for children ages 0-26 and their families. For information visit www.berrienresa.org Saturday, Sept. 22, 2-5 p.m. “90TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR NORINE ARNT” at Watervliet Knights of Columbus Hall, 7454 Paw Paw Ave. Family & friends are invited. Saturday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m. “MICHIANA METRO LIGHTHOUSE CHORUS” performance sponsored by H.O.P.E. Resources at Watervliet High School Auditorium. Tickets are $15/general admission, $12/sr. citizens & students (free/children under age 12) and can be purchased in advance by calling 269-208-2415. Proceeds go the resource center building fund. Food drive being held at the event. Sunday, Sept. 23, 2:30 p.m. “2019 MISS TEEN COLOMA” information meeting at Coloma Twp. Hall, 4919 Paw Paw Lake Rd. 13-15-year-old female students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. $20 non-refundable deposit due at meeting. Contact Rayleen Hart-Wilson via Facebook Messenger or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday, Sept. 23, 5:30 p.m. “PARANORMAL EVENT” at Van Buren County Museum, 58471 Red Arrow Hwy., Hartford hosted by MIPRO. $20/person – RSVP required by Sep. 21, call 269-621-2546. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m. “BASKET MAKING MACHINERY” presentation by Sam Monte of Monte Package Co. at North Berrien Historical Museum, 300 Coloma Ave. Free event, no RSVP required. Call 468-3330 for more info. Friday, Sept. 28, 4:30-7:00 p.m. “SOUP SUPPER” at Van Buren County Museum, 58471 Red Arrow Hwy., Hartford. Cost: free will offering; includes tour of museum. Saturday, Sept. 29, 5:00 p.m. “CHILI SUPPER” at Twelve Corners Community Church, 3902 Hicks Ave., Benton Township. Goodwill donations accepted. RSVP to 208-6638 but not required. Sunday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. “WATERVLIET REC COUNCIL MEETING” to receive new members and elect officers for the 2109 season. Held at VFW Post 1137, 8777 Red Arrow Hwy, Watervliet. For more info call Nikki Priebe at 208-6875.
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED… Coloma F.O.P. Lodge #147 announces the Sgt. William Saurbier Scholarship winners for 2018. Recipients are Maya Potter Coloma High School 2018 graduate and Kara Liles Watervliet High School 2018 graduate. Each was awarded $1,000. Maya Potter is attending Kalamazoo Valley where she is studying Veterinary Medicine. Kara Liles is attending Central Michigan University where her studies are in communications. The F.O.P. annual scholarship to one Coloma and one Watervliet graduate has recently been named in Sgt. Saurbier’s honor.
Watervliet Public Schools Calendar of Events Thursday, September 20 Freshman Volleyball at Niles, 4:30 p.m.; JV Football, Home vs. Kalamazoo United, 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 21 Freshman Vision Screening; Varsity Football at Kalamazoo United (Kalamazoo Christian HS), 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 22 MS and HS Cross Country at Bangor Invitational, 9:00 a.m.; 8th Grade Maroon & White Volleyball at River Valley Tournament, 9:00 a.m. Monday, September 24 North School special activities and adjusted lunches, including book author visit; Freshman Volleyball at Countryside Academy, 5:00 p.m.; 7th & 8th White Volleyball, Home vs. Fennville, 5:00 p.m.; Van Buren Technology Center Back to School night, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 25 Freshman Volleyball, Home vs. Lakeshore, 5:30 p.m.; JV Volleyball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 5:30 p.m.; Varsity Volleyball, Home vs. Saugatuck, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 26 2-Hour Early Release Day (Teacher Professional Development); HS Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 7:00 a.m.; Freshman Volleyball, Home vs. Lawrence, 4:30 p.m.; MS Football, Home vs. Constantine, 5:00 p.m.; Cross Country at Schoolcraft for SAC meet, 5:00 p.m.; 7th & 8th Maroon Volleyball, Home vs. Lakeshore, 5:00 p.m.; 7th Grade White Volleyball, Home vs. New Buffalo, 6:15 p.m. Thursday, September 27 JV & Varsity Volleyball at Constantine, 5:30 p.m.; JV Football at Delton-Kellogg High School, 6:00 p.m. Friday, September 28 SWM Vocal Festival Workshop at Western Michigan University, 8:00 a.m.; HOMECOMING: Varsity Football, Home vs. Delton-Kellogg, 7:00 p.m. Saturday, September 29 Berrien County Invitational Cross Country MS/HS Meet, hosted by Watervliet at Riverview Park, St. Joseph, 9:00 a.m.; Marching Band Friends and Family performance, TBA
Marie Yeager Cancer Center to host free film on HPV Community members are invited to join Lakeland Health and the American Cancer Society for a free screening of the documentary, “Someone You Love: HPV Epidemic.” The event will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Marie Yeager Cancer Center, located at 3900 Hollywood Road in St. Joseph. This award-winning documentary takes a look into the lives of five brave women affected by HPV. Their stories portray the misconceptions, stigma, shame, heart break, pain, and triumph that they experience while battling cervical cancer. The program is best for women and men ages 18 and older. Space is limited and the deadline to register is Friday, September 21. For more information, and to register online, visit www.lakelandhealth.org/ hpv.