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2 Days Left to Vote to Win $1 million to Fight Hunger in Greater Grand Rapids

2 Days Left to Vote to Win $1 million to Fight Hunger in Greater Grand Rapids

NEWS RELEASE:

2 DAYS LEFT TO VOTE TO WIN $1 MILLION TO FIGHT HUNGER IN GREATER GR

GR/Wyoming market holds 5th place position in

Walmart's national "Fighting Hunger Together" Facebook campaign

 

WHAT:                  With just over 48 hours until the 7 p.m., Dec. 31st voting deadline, FightHungerGR.org is making a final push to win $1 million for area hunger relief organizations as part of Walmart's "Fighting Hunger Together" campaign.

Greater GR Facebook Community urged to change profile pictures & vote to bring hunger relief to area

Greater GR Facebook Community urged to change profile pictures & vote to bring hunger relief to area

News Release:

FIGHTHUNGERGR.ORG CALLS ON GR-AREA FACEBOOK COMMUNITY TO CHANGE PROFILE PICTURES AND VOTE TO BRING $1 MILLION IN HUNGER RELIEF TO COMMUNITY

GR/Wyoming market holds 2nd place position in national contest with 8 days to deadline

 

WHAT:

With just over one week until the Dec.

Great Burgers on the Westside

Great Burgers on the Westside

For those of you that are not aware of this great burger, here is the scoop!

St. George's Hall on Quarry NW has burgers that are awesome, cooked by Barb and her family, every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm untill 8:30pm. You have a choice of a cheeseburger, regular hamburger or a burger salad, that is served with anything that you want on them, along with chips and dish of kapusta (saurkraut). You can also have popcorn by dropping a donation into the container that is used to have a Christmas party for kids.

Like any other hall on the west side of Grand Rapids, everything is self-serve. You go to the bar for your drinks and you have to go to the table outside the kitchen to put your order in for your burger. Your food is delivered to your table by number. It is also a custom that you clean up your table before leaving.

Dark days in Northern Michigan-November 18, 1958

Recently I have read about the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald but I too have a story to tell about the sinking of the Carl D. Bradley in Lake Michigan, November 18, 1958. I am an import to Grand Rapids’ Northwest side, from Rogers City, MI, a shipping town in Northern Michigan of approximately 4000 residents.

In 1958 I was a wife and young mother, whose late husband Don Kamyszek sailed the great lakes along with my Dad, siblings and uncles.  Sailing was a way of life in the town we grew up in. My Uncle Mac was captain of the fleet owned by Bradley Transportation. Tons and tons of limestone were transported to many ports on the Great Lakes from the huge limestone quarry in Rogers City.

Late evening, on November 18, 1958, I received a call that one of the ships had sunk and my husband was out on one of those ships. I gathered my daughter and went to my parents home to be with family.