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By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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Tuesday June 19th, 2012 is the date set for the 9th annual West Central Association of Realtors golf outing. I am by no menas a good golfer but do enjoy the event. Almost every hole has something fun and with it being a scramble I only need a few good shots to be a contributor. I only golf three ...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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This year on July 8th, 2012 to help kick off the Mecosta County Agricultural Free Fair, the Big Rapids Lions club is hosting the Blues, Brews and Barbecues Festival. The event chairperson, Jim Nostrant has bee busy putting together an all star roster of Blues performers including two local blues ...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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The Mecosta County Medical Center Auxiliary will be hosting an upcoming block party that includes the annual ice cream social. The community is invited to join in on a summer evening of food and ice cream, along with activities and entertainment including a bounce house for kids and the Ferris St...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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Wednesday June 6th, 2012 marks the start of our communities listening enjoyment of the Ferris State University Community Summer Band. The FSU Community Summer Band provides the opportunity for Ferris students, adult community members, and local student band musicians to gather for a series of wee...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids, Mich - Memorial Day Parade May 28th, 2012 10 am - downtown MEMORIAL DAY PARADE - Big Rapids, Michigan - Mecosta County Date: May 28, 2012 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Don't Miss It! Fun for the whole family! Downtown Big Rapids will be hosting their Annual Memorial Day Parade.  For more ...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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The date is May 11, 2012 and it marks the kick off for the Pocket Park in Big Rapids, MI. The park is between Chemical Bank and Peppers Cafe Downtown and every Friday throughout the Summer the public is treated to a different musical delight all free of charge. This year we start off with a perfo...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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Saturday May 19, 2012 is the date for the 6th Annual Susan P Wheatlake's Cancer and Wellness Walk and 5K Run. This year we will be meeting at the Big Rapids Middle School, located at 500 N. Warren here in beautiful Big Rapids. Registration for the run starts at 8am and the run beginning at 9am. R...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids Michigan Events - Elvis Tribute Artist Jake Slater - March 31, 2012 - Big Rapids Eagles !!!NEW FUNDRAISER!!! This is an amazing and unique fundraiser event for Big Rapids Eagles to host - and you can also buy yourself a great dinner right at the Eagles Club before the show!   What a gr...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Concert at the gate, march 21, 2012 Big Rapids, Michigan   Kari Lynch Band Kris Hitchcock and Small Town Son Union Guns   WednesdayMarch 21stDoors Open at 9:30 PM   Where is It? Address:   THE GATE   706 Perry Ave Big Rapids, MI 49307   Phone:   231-796-3808   Directions:    131 Expressway to Bi...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids, Michigan - ArtWorks Classes for Spring 2012 Whether artistic endeavors are your passion, or you would like to find something new this Spring: ArtWorks Big Rapids offers many exciting classes for beginner through expert in areas of dance, watercolor painting, glass bead-making, pottery...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids, Michigan - Chocolate Covered Oreos at Kilwins in the Emporium 100th Anniversary of the Oreo cookie! If you are trying to come up with a great idea for the Oreo fanatic at your house, stop in to the Kilwin's Chocolate Shop at the Old Pioneer Store and Emporium in Big Rapids!   They are...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Ferris State University has sold the Holiday Inn in Big Rapids, Michigan, and it will undergo a 4 million dollar renovation in 2013 by new owner Suburban Inns.  Bennigans Restaurant is expected to be replaced by a Big E's Bar and Grill, a standard in the newer chain. The hotel workforce is expect...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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2012 HOME AND GARDEN SHOW - Last day today! Great local exbibitors and free event for the whole family! Date: March 3, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Event Location Big Rapids Eagles, 18361 16 Mile Rd, Big Rapids, Mi 49307 Take Maple Street to Third St South, go left on Colburn which becomes 16 Mil...

By Lynn Afton, REALTOR® Near Big Rapids, MI, Mecosta County
(Greenridge Realty Oakmont)
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Big Rapids Michigan Number of Homes for Sale vs Homes Sold 2012 should continue to be a good market for buyers looking in the Big Rapids, Michigan area, as the number of homes available for sale is far above the number of homes sold in any given month over the past year. Click here to read Real E...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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One of the best things about school being back in session is the opportunity to attend and watch the school sports. There is no feeling like seeing your team do an amazing comeback to win a clutch game against their biggest rival. The only way to keep track is to have an accurate sports schedule ...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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This should be title Big Rapids Schools Lack of Supply List. Seems like the first place that tightens up whenever there are budget cuts are schools. This totally confuses me as to why we would want the people who will be running our Country when we are too old to not get a quality education? Mayb...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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Less than a week till school starts so it is time to post the best place to check out the school calendars. Big Rapids Schools have a few to choose from. The Main Calendar is the general complete calendar for the BRPS system. The Holidays and Breaks covers the Holidays abd Breaks for the school y...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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August 2011 Rise and Shine will be held at the Comstock House in Big Rapids. The Band of Locals will be celebrating their 3rd year of successfully educating and promoting the public to shop local at locally owned businesses throughout Mecosta County. The Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce s...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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August 17th, 2011 the Mecosta County Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting our monthly networking event, "Business After Hours" at the downtown branch of Fifth Third Bank. Starts around 5:30 pm and last a couple hours. Great opportunity for business to business networking. Beings they are my n...

By Randy Ostrander, Real Estate Broker, Serving Big Rapids and West Central MI
(Lake and Lodge Realty LLC )
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  Wednesday night, August 3rd, 2011 Free Wheelin' will perform at the Big Rapids Band Shell located behind the Middle School. Starts about 7pm and last about an hour and a half. These guys are amazing and one of a series of free concerts every Wednesday night. If you are anywhere near Big Rapids ...

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