11-24-2016 School News & Calendar

#W5…is kutie William Harold Loshbough V, born Saturday November 19 at 11:07 a.m. to Brook Rose and Willy Loshbough. Baby William weighed 7 lbs. 11 oz. His proud grand parents are Billy & Amy Loshbough, Leanne Rose, Brad & Karen Rose. Great Grand Parents are Karl & Anne Bayer, Sonny & Barb Loshbough, Paris & Fran Rose, Dian & Ed Mahar and Karen & Brig Johnson. Baby William is welcome by his aunt Karlianne and uncles Benjamin, Brad, Levi and Cole!


WATERVLIET NORTH SCHOOL ROCK STARS OF THE WEEK… Pictured (from the left): Samantha Rowe, third grade student in Mrs. Brown’s class. Samantha is a Rock Star for being caring, responsible and hard working. Angel Nearpass, student in Mrs. Moxley’s fourth grade class. Angel was nominated for always doing her best. She is always happy to help her teachers and her class-mates. Julie Rudell, who is a fifth grader in Mrs. Morse’s class. Julie always has a positive attitude, gives 100% effort all of the time, and is kind to everyone. Congratulations to all the Rock Stars!


Watervliet Snow Prince & Princess voting

 The voting has begun for Snow Prince and Snow Princess to reign over Watervliet’s Home Town Christmas Celebration. Voting can be done at Coloma Harding’s, B&B Outlet, Arclight Brewing and Watervliet Laundry/Cool Tan until 5 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016. There are 29 Watervliet Middle School contestants this year.

Crowning will be Sunday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m. at Arclight Brewing to start off the Home Town Christmas Celebration.

All proceeds go toward the Home Town Christmas Celebration.


 In the past, there was a Tri-City Angel network that coordinated ways the people of the Tri-City communities of Coloma, Hartford and Watervliet could help each other out. The idea was very simple… people helping other people in a variety of small ways. Wonderful things happened. Children who needed coats and gloves got them. People who needed to start over after a fire, received essential items to lessen their burden. Children were given Christmas items, that otherwise may have gone without. The list goes on and on. What a wonderful thing!

If you have ever done a random act of kindness, you know what a blessing that can be to you. In the world we live in today, we need to help each other out. We need to show there is still goodness and kindness out there. So, who is with us on this? Do you want to be a part of giving your fellow community member a hand up in their time of need? Do you want to be responsible for putting a smile on a child’s face, when they feel there is no hope? If so, then join us in restarting the Tri-City Angel network.

The first project we want to take on is a warm winter clothing drive. Items that are needed are new (or very gently used) coats, mittens, gloves, hats and boots in any sizes. If you would like to help keep our Tri-City youth warm this winter, please drop off your items at the Tri-City Record, 138 N. Main Street, Watervliet. Let us join together and show the children of our communities that we care. We will run this collection drive through the end of November.

Feel free to write in to the Tri-City Record Angel at P.O. Box 7, Watervliet, MI 49098 or e-mail at record@tricityrecord.com with any ideas, suggestions, talents you would like to share, etc. Make sure to put it to the attention of Tri-City Angels. We look forward to hearing from you.

Friday, Nov. 25, noon-5:45 p.m. “RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE” at Hartford Federated Church, 65418 Red Arrow Hwy.

Monday, Nov. 28, 6:30–8:00 p.m. “ADULT COLORING NIGHT” at the Watervliet District Library. Call the library at 269-463-6382 for more information.

Sunday, Dec. 4, 4-8 p.m. “HOME TOWN CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION” at Arclight Brewery, 544 N. Main St., Watervliet. Events to include chili cook-off, crowning of Snow Prince & Princess, live reindeer, parade, visit from Santa & lighting of the Christmas Tree. Hot chocolate & cookies will be served.

Monday, Dec. 5, 6:00-7:30 p.m. “COOKIES & CANVAS” at the Watervliet District Library for children ages five and older. Registration required. Call the library at 269-463-6382 for more information.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m. “MILL SITE MARKET STUDY PRESENTATION” at the Watervliet Fire Department. For more info, contact DDA Chair Bob Becker at alfmet@aol.com.

Friday, Dec. 9, 9-11 a.m. “CHRISTMAS BRUNCH FOR SENIORS” at North Berrien Senior Center, 6648 Ryno Rd. in Coloma. Call 269-468-3366 for more information.

Friday, Dec. 9, 6:00-8:30 p.m. “PARENTS NIGHT OUT” offered at the Watervliet District Library: Fun games, crafts, and activities for children. Registration required. Call the library at 269-463-6382 for more information.

Monday, Dec. 12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. “SUSIE’S GOODIES” baked goods and candy sale at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet in the Interim Room. Hosted by the Lakeland Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary.

Monday, Dec. 19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. “HOLIDAY BAKE SALE” at Lakeland Hospital Watervliet in the Interim Room. Hosted by the Lakeland Hospital Auxiliary.

Sundays, 8 a.m. to noon “BREAKFAST” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

Tuesdays through November, 10:30 a.m. “TODDLER TIME” at the Watervliet District Library. 30-minute class for toddlers, 18 to 36 months old.

Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. “STORY HOUR” at Coloma Public Library for preschool aged children accompanied by an adult. No sign-up or fee required. For questions, call 468-3431.

Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. or Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. “STORY HOUR” at Watervliet District Library for 3-5 year olds. Sign-up required, call 463-6382 for information.

Wednesdays through December 14, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. “GRIEF SHARE” at Midway Baptist Church, 7517 Red Arrow Hwy, Watervliet. Cost is $20/book. Child care available. Meets every week until December 14.

Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. “TINY TOTS LEGO STORYTIME” at Hartford Public Library for children four and younger. Every week during the school year.

Thursdays 6 p.m.–10 p.m. “Trap shooting” at the Coloma Rod & Gun Club.

Third Monday of every month, 3 p.m.-6 p.m. “FOOD BANK” at Central Assembly of God, 6801 Ryno Rd., Coloma, 468-8422.

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