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Forest Hills Graduate Serving Our Country

Forest Hills Graduate Serving Our Country

From: http://www.fhps.us

Andrew Garrison, a 2005 graduate of Forest Hills Northern High School, enlisted in the United States Navy in January 2006. Andrew completed basic training and Naval Hospital Corps School at the Naval Training Station in Great Lakes, IL, and Field Medical Service School East in Camp Lejeune, NC.

Andrew was stationed with the 2nd Battalion 2nd Marine Regiment for a deployment with the 26th Maine Expeditionary Unit as an Infantry Platoon Corpsman in 2007, he served in Iraq in 2008, and in Afghanistan from October 2009 to May 2010. He received the Navy Achievement Medal with Valor Device for his outstanding actions in Afghanistan.

Andrew is currently a Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class stationed at the newly opened Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in Great Lakes, IL, and is serving as a Fleet Liaison Petty Officer for the Patient Administration Department.

FHFAC - Mary Rademacher sings favorites from the Great American Songbook

From: http://www.enjoylearning.com

A little soft-shoe. Three-part harmony. Songs from Betty Grable to Cab Calloway. This is a snapshot of the musical cabaret performance planned for you in the beautiful Fine Arts Center theater. Listen to favorites from the Great American Songbook, including Me and MyShadow, Mood Indigo, Put on a Happy Face, What the World Needs Now, Minnie the Moocher, Cabaret and more.

Mary Rademacher will entertain you with her expressive singing, dancing, humor and charm.

FHPS graduate selected as 2010 da Vinci Awards finalist

17 nominees from around the world have been selected as 2010 da Vinci Awards finalists including Tony Morelli, 1995 graduate of Forest Hills Northern High School, in the category of Recreation and Leisure.

Since their inception, the yearly da Vinci Awards have become a prestigious international symbol of recognition. The awards honor individuals, organizations and corporations in the engineering, construction and technical fields for innovative developments and research in adaptive and assistive technologies that embrace the "Universal Design Principle." This principle encourages the development of products that can benefit all people, regardless of ability.

The winners will be selected on September 30th at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.

For more information visit www.davinciawards.org

The Kent District Library Presents an Evening with David Baldacci

KENT COUNTY, MI—The Kent District Library presents A Novel Experience: An Evening with David Baldacci on Tuesday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center, 600 Forest Hill Ave., Grand Rapids. David Baldacci, the internationally-acclaimed author of 19 bestselling novels, will present “Why Read?” with a book-signing to follow.

Tickets are $15, and can be purchased at www.kdl.org, any KDL branch location or any Grand Rapids area Schuler Books & Music location. Presented by the KDL Fund, proceeds from this event will support KDL’s literacy programs for young children.

A Novel Experience is underwritten through the generosity of many community businesses and organizations.  Huntington Bank is recognized as the Novel Experience Premier Sponsor.

A special Author Reception will be held at 5:30 p.m.