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Blodgett Hospital New Wing Set To Open

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - Blodgett Hospital, East's largest employer, will soon open it's new wing.   A community open house to show off the improvements is set for September 25; the wing will open on October 10.  Jim Wilson, Blodgett President, said the addition will allow every patient to have a private room.  Blodgett will also enjoy one of the largest surgical recovery areas in the state.   New state-of-the-art operating rooms are also included.   They will allow for the videotaping of surgeries.

 

 

 

 

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Schools start new year with new staff

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - New leaders are in place at several East Schools.  Craig Weigel is the new assistant principal at the High School.  He comes to East from Ft. Meyers, Florida, where he most recently was the Student Activities and Athletic Director at Ft.

Taste of East Coming

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - Nearly every Gaslight Village restaurant is participating in this benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Saturday, October 2 from 1 - 5 PM.

$2.00 taste tickets will be sold, with proceeds going to the charity.

A big-screen TV will show football games, and there will be activities for children.

Fashion Night Out

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - Stores and restaurants are asked to stay open late on Friday, September 10 for this event to recognize the importance of the fashion industry to local, national and international economies.  Trolleys will bring shoppers around Grand Rapids and into East's Gaslight Village.   Watch for the red carpets and spotlights in Gaslight.

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The Navajo Creation Story at EGR Library

From: http://www.eastgr.org

Join Sharon Whitehill, professor of English at GVSU as she talks and uses illustrations to portray the Navajo Creation Story. Sunday, September 12th at 2:00pm at the Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

East Grand Rapids @ Mona Shores

MUSKEGON (WZZM) -- Having already faced one state champion last week, Mona Shores had to face another one in week two, as the Sailors hosted East Grand Rapids.

Drummond scored putting East on the board first with a 7 - 0 lead. 

Later he went untouched into the endzone helping East Grand Rapids roll over Mona Shores with a final score of 44 - 23.

Automatically pay for your water/sewer bill each month

From: http://www.eastgr.org

Did you know the City offers direct payment of your water/sewer bill each month on the due date at no cost?

You don't need to go online with your bank each month and set up the payment and enter the amount...just fill out an enrollment form once, turn it in to the City, and your payment will be taken out of your checking or savings account each month on the 30th. No hassle. No late fees when you forget to pay the bill.

You will still receive your statement early each month as usual showing the meter readings and the amount due. You can still call with questions or if you feel the meter was read incorrectly. But then just file it away instead of writing a check or paying it online.

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