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Ada offering cross country ski lessons

Ada offering cross country ski lessons

ADA, MI - if you want a new way to enjoy the fresh snow, cross country skiing may be answer.  Cross Country Skiing 101- The Basics will be offered at Roselle Park on Saturday, January 8.  The lessons start at 10am and end at Noon.  There will be an introductory lesson on ski equpment and techniques followed by a guided ski outing in the park with personalized coaching.  The program is targeted for beginners and intermediates.  Pre-registeration is appreciated.  Call 676-0520.  You will need to bring your own ski equipment.

Cascade Township - From the Supervisor...

Cascade Township - From the Supervisor...

By: Rob Beahan, Township Supervisor

198 acre Cascade Peace Park was formally dedicated September 11, 2010 with close to ninety people in attendance. Helen Taylor, State Director of The Nature Conservancy and Rebecca Patrick of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment, along with myself and Charley and Sara Homeyer spoke about the treasure of this spectacular natural preserve now available for enjoyment by everyone in the area. Existing trails in Cascade Peace Park have been expanded and improved making many areas of it ready for exploration. With winter snows approaching the trail system will make an ideal place to get out and enjoy cross country skiing or snow shoeing. The trails cover a wide variety of terrain and many of them are hilly so please use caution when on them.

Ada wants input your input

Ada wants input your input

ADA, MI -  The Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department is in the process of updating the Township's Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan. This document is used as a guide for park master plans, land acquisition goals, recreation programs, and strategic planning process. It is updated every 5 years.  Ada would like your input, ideas, comments and suggestions.

One of the tools used by the township is a survey, which has been distributing to Ada Township residents in the December tax bill.  The township asks you fill out the survey and return it with your tax payment envelope.  

Ada will also be hosting public input, information and comment session where the public is invited.   The public meeting is scheduled for January 11, 2011 from 7PM-8PM at the Learning Center in Ada Township Park, 1180 Buttrick Avenue in Ada. Comments may also be sent by mail to: Ada Township Parks, P.O.

A Little Brotherly Love and Competition

A Little Brotherly Love and Competition

From: Rose Kogge, Forest Hills Public Schools

Forest Hills Public Schools students and brothers, Tyler (5th grade at Central Woodlands) and Jordan (7th grade at Central Middle School) George competed in the Elks National Hoop Shoot Competition (2nd round - first round was held at Central Woodlands) on Saturday, December 4th at Rogers High School.

Jordan competed in the 12/13 year old division and Tyler in the 10/11 year old division. Jordan hit 24 out of 25 free throws and Tyler hit 23 out of 25 free throws, both taking 1st in their age divisions.

They are both moving on to the North West Districts on January 29th in Muskegon, MI. The next stop after that would be the State Finals (which Tyler won last year for 10/11 year olds and he moved on to the Mid-West Regionals in Indiana.

Ada wants feedback on plan for parks

Ada, MI – Ada Township residents will be getting a public input survey with their tax bill on December 1.  The survey will be asking for feedback on the Ada Township Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan. 

You can find the plan on the Ada Township web site. 

"Parks & Recreation" link:  http://s293307664.onlinehome.us/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=27

FHPS: Community Tailgate Parties!

From: http://www.fhps.us

Eastern High School
September 10, 2010, 4:00 - 6:15 p.m.

The Eastern High School Athletic Boosters is hosting a Hawk Rally. Fun, food, games, music and entertainment begin at 4:00 p.m., all-school parade at 6:30 p.m. Eastern- Hastings game kickoff is at 7:00 p.m.

Northern High School
September 24, 2010, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

The Forest Hills Northern Senior Parents and Student Government will host a community tailgate party, “Husky Fest,” in the parking area outside of the Commons on September 24, 2010, 5:00 p.m.– 6:30 p.m. Husky Fest is an all-school carnival which includes games, face painting, dunk tank, space walk and more! An Arby-Q or hot dog dinner will be available for $5 per person. Please join us for a night of Husky spirit and fun as we celebrate Homecoming!