March 2017 Program

March 1, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about the Save the Catwalk initiative. Erin Turrell, who’s spearheading the fundraising for the removal, restoration, and re-installation of the catwalk on the Grand Haven pier, will tell us about this historical project.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

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February 2017 Program

February 1, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Our speaker will be Cindy Anderson, who is a retired Speech and Language Pathologist. Cindy will share her experiences of a trip to Bwindi, Uganda, to see the Diane Fossey gorillas from Gorillas in the Mist. While there in 2013, she and her husband visited a very primitive school, and they began helping them. They visited again in November of 2016. Cindy will report on the progress of the school and the success of the students.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

January 2017 Program

January 4, 2017   12:00 pm   Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Barbara Lee VanHorssen, Experi-Mentor of Extended Grace, will help us welcome in the new year.  Extended Grace is a nonprofit grassroots social lab that builds community while solving problems.  Barbara will explain the work of Extended Grace, along with the insights gained from a recent trip to Honduras, and how all of us are key players in creating a healthier community for all.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

December 2016 Program

December 7, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Music, music, music!  Time to get into the spirit of the season with the Grand Haven High School Chorale!

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

November 2016 Program

November 2, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Cathie Gagnon is a Physical Therapist in Muskegon at LifeCircles PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) working with the frail elderly.  She is also an active member of Ambucs and serves on their Board. Cathie will explain how Ambucs creates independence and mobility for people with disabilities.  She will also describe the new therapeutic “Amtrykes” for people with disabilities who are unable to ride a standard bike.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

October 2016 Program

October 5, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Melinda Hollands lives in Traverse City and is going to tell us her wonderful, inspiring story about her journey as a legally blind individual. She will share her experience with Ski for Light, an organization that works with blind and sight-impaired individuals to give them the thrill and skill of cross-country skiing. Prepare to be inspired!

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.

In addition, The Center for Women in Transition (CWIT) will be collecting gently used fall/winter clothes and accessories for the Winter Clothing Drive. CWIT will have a van at the entrance to the Holiday Inn to collect your donations from 11:30 to noon.  Receipts are available on request. Clean out your closets and put those little-worn outfits and accessories to good use.  At CWIT, women can visit the “Wardrobe for Work” and are assisted in selecting several outfits that can be worn for interviews and work attire. CWIT is also in need of personal care products and gently used towels.

September 2016 Program

September 7, 2016            12:00 pm                 Spring Lake Holiday Inn

Steve Harvey is our speaker this month. In addition to telling us about his life-long passion of collecting coins and stamps, he has invited us to bring any of our “hidden treasures” – stamps, old coins, and even collectibles – for his comments and perhaps an evaluation. This will happen after his presentation, so please plan to stay if you want to bring something.

To make or cancel reservations, call or email Martha Roldan: 616.607.9205, keltyroldan@msn.com

Simply pay the $11.00 luncheon fee at the door.  Reservations are due by noon the Monday prior to the luncheon.  Please note: Counterpart is charged for each luncheon plate ordered. Once you make a reservation, payment for your meal is due even if you cannot attend the luncheon.