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 How about The Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce has Internet Banners that randomly pop-up and offer a great and economical way to reach new people. The cost is only $150 per year with a one time cost of $30 to develop the banner. Contact either Karen or Wendy at the Chamber to hear more and go to www.fremontcommerce.com to see our current advertisers.

Fremont Calendar of Events


Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce

2017 Calendar of Events

January

19         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. All meetings will be held at the Chamber with take-out ordered by us from local restaurants. Cost is $7.00 and please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com. Everyone is welcome; we are located at 7 East Main Street.

February

 

16         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com. Everyone is Welcome.

 

March

16         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com. Everyone is welcome.

 

18         12th Annual Chamber of Commerce - Community Expo at the Fremont Community Recreation Authority, (Friday night 6:00 to 9:00 and Saturday 8:00 to 1:00 pm.)    

 

21         Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Social time at 5:30 PM with Dinner at 6 PM. Guest Speaker Carla Roberts, Fremont Area Community Foundation.  Black Box at the Dogwood Center, Brew Works to cater. Open to all Members.

April

13         Volunteer Open House - celebrating all of the Chamber's Volunteers that help make ourevents successful and fun!

 

20         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com so we have a head count for lunch.

May

18         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com. All are welcome.

 

11, 12 13  Fremont City Wide Yard Sales, City of Fremont. For information, call City of Fremont, (231) 924-2101

 

16         Honors Program at the Dogwood Center for the 135th  Graduating class of Fremont. Reception at 6:30 PM and Program at 7:30 PM. All scholarship winners are invited.

 

 21         Fremont High School Graduation.  2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Pine Street Athletic Field

 

29         Fremont's Memorial Day Parade starts at 6:30 PM and runs down Main Street from the Fire Barn to  Veterans Memorial Park with a service at the park starting at 6:45 PM. Everyone is welcome. 

June 

 8          Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM. Concerts are made possible by the generous donations from Nestle Nutrition / Gerber Products and other Chamber Members.

 

 9          Chicken BBQ in the Park (11:30 am till 6:00 pm Veterans Memorial Park, Downtown Fremont)  Everyone is welcome, please help support this Chamber event. (Rain Date June 15).

  

 15         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com so we have a head count for lunch.

 

 15        Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM.

 

 22         Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM

                       

 24         Fremont Farmers Market opens Saturdays 8:00 to 1:00 and Tuesdays 3:30 to 6:30 at the Fremont Market Place Pavilion behind the Chamber of Commerce. Farmers Market open until mid-October.

 

 29         Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM.

July

             3          Fireworks over Fremont Lake at dusk. Rain date is July 4th.

 

6           Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM.

 

13          Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM

 

15          National Baby Food Festival Arts & Crafts Show – Veterans Memorial Park, 10 am to 4 pm.

 

19 - 22   National Baby Food Festival - The 27th Annual Celebration of children and families. Fremont, the Baby Food Capital of the World, is the home of Gerber Products Company, and a natural for this one-of-a-kind festival.

 

27          Free Summer Concert in Veterans Memorial Park, Fremont at 7:00 PM.

August

4          Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Outing. Tee off at 9:00 AM with 18 holes, cart, door prizes, lunch, drink tickets and lots of fun.  Proceeds go to fund future Chamber projects.

 

5-12      Newaygo County Agricultural Fair (located at The Fairgrounds on the parcel of land just south of town

             on M-82. The annual Newaygo County Agricultural Fair is a free fair, open to all exhibitors.)

 

10-11   Flea Market Under the Pavilion - Proceeds to benefit the Fremont Christmas Lighting Display

 

10, 11 12 Fremont City Wide Yard Sales, City of Fremont. For information, call City of Fremont, (231) 924-2101

 

17         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.  Please RSVP at 924-0770 or email info@fremontcommerce.com so we have a head count for lunch.

September

21         Lunch Connections Networking Meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office, from Noon to 1 PM. Cost $7.00 per person.

Fremont Chamber Weekly Email

 

CHAMBER CONNECTIONS

    

         Renewal Members:  Redeemer Lutheran Church, Season’s Restaurant, Salvation Army,    

                                       Fremont Homes Inc., and The Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts

      

Chamber Happenings -

Watch for the Farmers Market- Opening Saturday, June 28th and Closing October 11th

 

Summer Concert Series

 

2014 National Baby Food Festival will be held Wednesday, July 16th - Saturday, July 19th.

 

It’s time to get your staff together for the following team sports: 3 on 3 Basketball, Corporate Olympics, and the Bed Race.  Contact Sue for more information or to get your team registered today!

 

Don’t miss out on your chance to have a PA Announcement advertisement broadcast in downtown Fremont.

The 30 second announcements will run Wednesday thru Saturday, four times per day, at approximately 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. The announcements will be broadcast over an expanded PA system. These announcements bring special attention to scheduled activities and area businesses. The total cost is $60 which breaks down to $3.75 per ad to have your business run a special 30 second announcement, all 4 days, 4 times a day. Contact Sue at

(231) 924-0770 for more details,

 

August 16th Join us for Dinner on the Ridge at Camp Newaygo- Southern Style will be enjoyed with Fremont Area Chamber of Commerceandsponsored by Huntington Bank. Seating begins at 6:30 pm with dinner at 7:00pm. Dinners include local fresh food, iced tea, and lemonade. An ice bucket and wine glasses will be at each table for guests bringing their own beverages. For more information or to make your reservation please contact Camp Newaygo at (231) 652-1184. There will also be a silent auction an proceeds will benefit the Fremont Christmas Celebration.

 

Weekly Chamber E-Mail Blast – if your business has a special event happening and you would like to spread the word, take advantage of the Chamber’s Weekly E-Mail!  Get the information to us by Monday and it will be sent out to the members on Tuesday – information will stay on a few weeks (if dates are current) – This is a FREE service to our members – currently the email is sent to over 400 members!  Be sure to take advantage of your membership benefits!



 

 


The FREMONT TENNIS ASSOCIATION AND THE FREMONT REC. CENTER are partnering to offer Tennis Lesson's for Adults and children.

I. Two Sessions: June 16th-20th and June 23st-27th $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. (1 week sessions) Instructor for I.is Shawn Flock-Fremont High School Tennis coach

II. Two Sessions: July 8th-24th and July 28th-August 14th -Children-$30 per session (2 lessons per week for 3 weeks)

III. Adult lessons: Two Sessions-July 10th-24th and July31-August 14th

$15-one hour per week on Thursday eve. 7-8 p.m.  Instructor for I. and III is Danny Hunt-Certified teaching professional.

For more information and to register go to www.fremontcra.com (Rec. Center) or call 924-3750

 

June 19th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm---Airway Oxygen is doing a free sleep apnea therapy clinic. It is estimated that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea, with 80 percent of the cases of moderate and severe obstructive sleep apnea undiagnosed. . Talk to industry reps, and learn about sleep apnea and how to treat it in your home. Learn about the newest CPAP and BiPAP machines, as well as the newest masks on the market. We will be offering free testing on your machines to make sure they are operating correctly. 1045 W. Main St right in the strip mall with the Cinema

Friday, June 20, 7 p.m.  Tamarac’s “Run On The Edge”. 11.3K. The first race ever on the new Croton Dam to Dam Pathway – a section of the new walking, running, bicycling pathway: The Edge. Race starts at Hardy Dam (no parking) and ends at DuChemin Park (just west of the Croton Dam).  Park at DuChemin and take the shuttle to the starting point.  Registration at www.tamaracwellness.org. Cost: $30 before June 18, $40 late registration on June 19 at Tamarac, and race day at DuChemin Park (5:15 to 6:15).  Guaranteed shirt if you register before June 7.

 

Friday, June 20th is the 14th Annual Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial Golf Scramble at Waters Edge Golf Club in Fremont. Proceeds from this year’s event, sponsored by Elzinga & Volkers, will go towards the current building project (ED and Surgery area)  at the hospital. For more information or to register a team, visit https://give.spectrumhealth.org/gerber-memorial/annual-golf-scramble.

 

June 24th-26th, NorthPointe Gymnastics Tumble fest show ~ “Country Western Style” Tumble Fest is a special show for each child to demonstrate their skills and talents for their family & friends! We will begin working on routines after Spring Break in preparation for the show! Each child will receive a medal for their hard work! We have scheduled professional photographers to come, so you can receive the best quality pictures of your children! You can look forward to exciting ways to win great prizes, while assisting in our fundraisers! We will be selling tickets throughout the month of June with the drawing being held at the Overnight Extravaganza!!!! For more information contact us in theFremont Recreational Facility at

201 East Maple, by emailing us at npkidsgymnastics.com,, or by calling 231-923-3557. You may also visit us at www.npgymnastics.com

 

Tuesday, June 24th- DEQ Waste Characterization Workshops,June 24 – Kalamazoo and June 26 – Troy The DEQ is presenting two workshops to explain the process of characterizing business waste. The Waste Characterization Workshop will expand on the basic concepts and principles provided in the Introductory Webinars and the Waste sessions featured at the upcoming 2014 Michigan Environmental Compliance Conference. Workshop attendees are strongly encouraged to view the introductory webinars or participate in the MECC waste sessions prior to attending this workshop. This half-day training and plated networking lunch will supplement your understanding of the basic waste characterization concepts and provide you with practical details to use when evaluating any waste. This workshop will be beneficial to small quantity and large quantity generators of hazardous waste and anyone who manages waste for their business or institution. Registration Fee: $90 - includes materials and plated networking luncheon. This workshop qualifies for 3 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) and 3 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). For more information and to register, go to www.michigan.gov/deqworkshops, click on “DEQ Workshops.”

 

Thursday, June 26th 9am-1pm-The Newaygo County Senior Coordinating Council (SCC) is hosting the 10th Annual Senior & Caregiver Expo at the Newaygo Middle School located at 850 E 76TH Street.  Exhibitors that provide goods or services specifically to seniors or their Care Givers are encouraged to register soon as space is limited.The Expo provides one-stop place to get the information seniors want and need.  It is designed for both seniors and their caregivers, and provides a wealth of information from service agencies and businesses alike.  In addition to classes of interest to seniors, there are also a wide array of products and services for your review in a no-pressure environment. This is a free event to seniors & caregivers.  If you have questions regarding this event, please contact Charlie Johnson, LifeLink Coordinator, TrueNorth Community Services at (231) 924-0641, ext. 136

 

Friday, June 27th, NorthPointe Gymnastics Overnight Extravaganza-We will be hosting an overnight fundraiser for all of the kids. The function will include the pool and gymnasium at FCRA, so make sure to bring a swim suit. We will be providing food and drinks for this fun and exciting event. This fundraiser is to help pay for new gymnastics equipment and spring floor! Drop off- 8:00-9:00pm, Pick up- 7:00-8:00am, ages 5+ , Cost- $25.00 a child, $5.00 off for each sibling. For more information contact us in theFremont Recreational Facility

at 201 East Maple, by emailing us at npkidsgymnastics.com, or by calling 231-923-3557.  You may also visit us at  www.npgymnastics.com

 

Saturday June 28th- Traveling Across America dinners on the Ridge at Camp Newaygo- New in 2014, Camp Newaygo’s Ridge Catering is teaming up with fantastic causes. The June dinner showcases the Southwest with Newaygo County Career Tech Center.  Seating begins at 6:30 pm with dinner at 7:00pm. Dinners include local fresh food, iced tea, and lemonade. An ice bucket and wine glasses will be at each table for guests bringing their own beverages. For more information or to make your reservation please contact Camp Newaygo at (231) 652-1184.

Additional Dinners will be held on July 19th celebrating New England with PRIDE of Newaygo County

and August 16th Southern Style will be enjoyed with Fremont Area Chamber of Commercesponsored by Huntington Bank.

 

JUNE 30th – AUG 28th, NorthPointe Gymnastics Summer Schedule: Begins after Tumble Fest Show

Sign up for a Preschool or Rec class for the months of July & August, by the Tumble Fest show, to receive $10.00 off one item in our pro shop. For more information contact us in theFremont Recreational Facility

at 201 East Maple, by emailing us at npkidsgymnastics.com, or by calling 231-923-3557.  You may also visit us at  www.npgymnastics.com

 

Wednesday, July 2 -Lou Deleguardia, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, will be hosting a coffee club at 9 am at his branch office at 46 West Sheridan Street in Fremont."The coffee club offers us an opportunity to learn from one another and receive market updates," Deleguardia said. "I look forward to keeping individual investors informed about the current market and economy, as well as have fun and get to know some of my neighbors."
To reserve a seat, call Laurene Homsher at (231)924-9600.

Monday, July 7th-11th 9am to 12:15pm - Say Yes to VBS with Fremont Wesleyan Church! Open toanyone entering Grades K-6th. There is a suggested donation of $8 for snack, craft supplies, and t-shirt. Scholarships are available. Contact Mychelle Nicholas at 925-3442 of Mistie Miller at 335-7037. Early registration is encouraged,

 

The Newaygo County Food Pantry is scheduled at the following locations to distribute free food to individuals and families in need. Most food distributions take approximately an hour. Please do not arrive more than 30 minutes prior to the scheduled delivery time. Bring your own container to hold 50 lbs. of food. 

 

Tuesday, June 17, 4:30pm, Northland Church of Christ, GRANT/NEWAYGO

Wednesday, June 18, 10am, First Baptist Church of WOODLAND PARK

Wednesday, June 18, 4:45pm, All Saints Catholic Church, FREMONT

Saturday, June 21, 1pm, Grant Assembly of God, GRANT

Tuesday, June 24, 5pm, River Valley Community Church, NEWAYGO

Wednesday, June 25, 10am, TrueNorth Community Services, FREMONT

Wednesday, June 25, 5pm, Weaver Park Pavilion, HESPERIA

Sponsored by Lighthouse Community Church

Wednesday, July 9, 5pm, Weaver Park Pavilion, HESPERIA

Sponsored by Local Area Churches

Thursday, July 10, 3pm, Amazing Grace Acres Church, BROHMAN/BITELY

 

LOUANNE COURTRIGHT DANCE STUDIO celebrated its 40th recital this past weekend.  Thank you to the Dogwood personnel for another wonderful experience in a REAL auditorium.

Summer Dance Camp will be offered in July and August.  LCDS prices are less -All while offering More.  . 

The Area's Only SHUFFLEBOARD COURTS!  $15.00 rental  You will need your own equipment.

For more information contact Louanne Courtright  misslou@misslou.com

 

Coupons, Coupons, Coupons! Back by popular demand, the Hi-Lites will have (2) pages dedicated to money saving coupons in our June 22 issue. Cost is only $30. Call Noel or Yvonne at 924-0630 to reserve your space

 

Don’t miss out on your chance to advertise in the HI-Lites during festival week. Contact Noel at 924-0630 to for more information.

 

Camp Newaygo Co-Ed Day Camp for boys and girls entering first through sixth grade in the fall of 2014. Day Camp runs each day from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Parents may drop off their campers at the TrueNorth Service Center, located at 6308 S. Warner Ave., just south of Fremont between 7:45 am - 8:00 am. Parents may also drop off campers directly at Camp, located at 5333Centerline Rd. in Newaygo between 7:45 am - 8:15 am. Parents may pick up campers where they were dropped off in the morning at day’s end at Camp from 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm or at the TrueNorth Service Center from 5:00 pm - 5:15 pm. There is an additional $20 per session fee, for transportation from TrueNorth to Camp and back. Unless otherwise noted, all sessions cost $135 per child for Newaygo County residents or $175 for non-county residents. Additional fees may apply as noted. For more information on any of Camp Newaygo’s co-ed day camp options, scholarship applications or to download registration forms, please visit www.campnewaygo.org or call (231) 652-1184.

 

Red Chef Bakery offers fresh baked good for your meetings and gatherings. Free deliveries in Fremont! Call 1-616-808-4329 or email chad@redchefbakery.com today for more information.

 

The SRNB Dance Academy is kicking of its summer session!  We’re moving into our new space at 1 West Main Street on July 1, and are celebrating with a full complement of summer classes for all ages.  In addition to our current classes, we are adding beginning Irish Dance classes for Tiny Dancers (ages 3-5), Youth (ages 6-14) and Adult dancers (ages 16-99). Come see our dancers in the Baby Food Festival Parade and drop by to see us dance on Saturday afternoon, July 19, from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.  Our air-conditioned studio is on the corner of Division and Main and we welcome you to stop by any time during the festival for a cold drink and some cotton candy.  If your timing is good, you might catch our dancers practicing their jigs and reels – or even learn a step yourself! SRNB Dance Academy is a proud member of An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha and is excited to be part of Fremont’s Irish dancing tradition.  Email Mary Brennan at Info@SRNBdance.com for more information.

 

Today is a great day to come to Semlow Chiropractic Center and get your spine aligned. Most of us are moving more in the spring and an adjustment can help you make the most of your day. If you are having sore and achy muscles from spring yard work, our massage therapist are available for 30 minute and hour long massages as well.  Call our office today at 231-924-2590 to schedule an appointment. Semlow Chiropractic Center is located at 119 North Stone Road in Fremont. We’ll see you soon!

Looking for a place for the kids when you’re at work all summer long? Someplace local, someplace licensed? Well we have just the thing for you, FCRA Day Camp!!! Early drop-off and late pickup are available for those that need it!! For more information give us a call 231-924-3750, stop by the Rec Center 201 East Maple or send us a message at www.fremontcra.com with your email and we can send you the registration form with all of the details!! Please share this as limited spots are available!

 

Stop by the 2nd Avenue Thrift Shoppe!!  We are now open Tues and Wed noon - 5 pm, Thurs through Sat from 10:30 am - 5 pm.  Tuesday is Senior Day.  Come out for discounts on our great spring items!  Help support this worthy cause - Shop, Donate and Volunteer!  Hope to see you there.

 

Waters Edge Summer Hours: Open Tuesday-Saturday, 5pm – 10 pm, Closed Sundays

Join us for new menu choices! We are booking private parties, Banquets, & Special Events. Seating capacity included Sunroom up to 24, Fireside Room up to 60, Lakeside Tent up to 120, and Patio up to 40 Guests! We are also offering a discounted ladies league at a cost of $10 for 9 holes including cart beginning May 22nd. Call today for more details (231) 924-2640.

 
Edward Jones Financial Advisors Get Involved- Lou Deleguardia, financial advisor of the financial services firm Edward Jones believes that to truly become a part of a community, one must invest in that community. By investing, he gives of his time, energy and resources to make Fremont and Newaygo County a better place to live. Deleguardia's enthusiasm is an extension of the firm's commitment to community service. Edward Jones not only encourages its financial advisors to become involved in their local communities, it also invites them to participate in national service projects and backs that participation with funds to help those in need. Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors and embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients to help them understand and make sense of the investment options available today. Headquartered in St. Louis, Edward Jones ranked No. 4 overall in FORTUNE magazine's 2014 100 Best Companies to Work for ranking. For more information on how Edward Jones can help you, contact Lou Deleguardia, at (231)924-9600 or (800)998-3180

 

FREMONT FIRST! – Support our local BUSINESSES!  Just shift 10% of your purchases to local businesses and you will create $Fifty Million in new wages and 1600 new jobs right here in West Michigan – Easy ways to localize your life…do your banking at a locally owned bank or credit union, stock your freezer with meat from a local farm, switch to a local garage for your car repairs, look locally for your yard care, home cleaning and landscaping needs – just a few ways to dig deeper when shopping local and putting FREMONT FIRST!         

 

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