Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Group puts on shows at Silver Lake Park all summer long.
For more than 50 years, skiers have been entertaining Fenton. The Silver Lake Ski Club continues that tradition all summer long at Silver Lake Park. President Jason Warda recently shared information about the group through the Patch Small Business Spotlight. Here are his answers. What does your business offer? A service to the community. What's your most popular product or service? Ski Show. What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know? Anyone can join, any age, we even have people that cant ski! We have some spots open for the Junior team. We teach the kids and adults the art of show skiing on wend night and when there comfortable they ski in the pre show on Tue night before main show. This is fun on the …
Emily Kreger, a Wyandotte native, is always looking for her next big challenge. But, why? Sponsored by Post Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. Emily Kreger, a Grosse Pointe Park resident and Wyandotte native, says she's never been good at doing just one thing. For instance, just to name a few, Kreger has trained with the U.S. National Rowing team, ran the Boston marathon, practiced medicine in South Africa, graduated from Yale University and notably, swam the last leg of the English Channel on a relay team to raise money for Lou Gehrig's Disease. Here, Kreger shares her zest and motivation for life, and her advice for approaching goals, no matter how …
Tell us what you think of this local business by leaving a review on their Patch directory listing.
The Fenton Patch directory is filled with objective information about hundreds of local businesses, but there's also room for you to tell your neighbors – and the businesses – what you think about their services and products. Today, we're asking customers of the Mo Doggie's Bar and Grill to share a review. You'd be surprised how interested others are in what you have to say. So click the link and tell us what you think!
Monday, May 20, 2013
The storm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Monday for Genesee County and surrounding areas. The storms may bring damaging winds and large hail to communities across the county including Fenton, according to the weather report. Dark skies are also expected throughout the week, with thunderstorms likely Tuesday and Wednesday and a 50 percent chance of rainfall Thursday, the weather service states.
Learn how to fully take advantage of Fenton Patch.
Do you know who the newest writer, photographer and editor on Fenton Patch is? You. Help our website in our efforts to become the hub of the community. Post your sports scores, pictures and short stories, and we will post them on Fenton Patch. Just send an email to Fenton Patch Editor Jason Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Do you have a big event coming up, or are you looking for volunteer help? You can also post events and announcements yourself. Fenton Patch is always looking for community bloggers. You can apply here and let us know what you have to say. Post births, engagements and wedding announcements. Tell us who made the honor roll or share school awards, social notes and thank you shout outs. If you're …
A look at jobs recently posted in the area.
Each Monday, Patch will post a roundup of jobs that are available in Fenton. Click on the link to learn more about each job. The following listings are courtesy of indeed.com: Do you own or manage a local business that is hiring? Tell us in the comments section below. Editor’s note: Patch cannot guarantee these jobs will be available when you apply. We do not endorse or recommend these jobs. Please do your own research about any potential employer before you apply.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Find out who is posting on Patch, including the Ferndale DDA, and how you can get started.
Your voice. Your community. The Patch Local Voices section can be a powerful tool for yourself, your group or your business. It's the perfect place to promote a big event coming up, voice your opinion on something you are passionate about or share tips from your career field. Each Sunday we will feature some of Patch's most interesting Local Voices writers, show you who is posting on Patch and how you can get started. FUNdraising for ART in Downtown Ferndale The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority joined Patch Local Voices this week and posted about two great events: Wheels & Wine and ARTWN -- the “original” fundraiser for public art in Downtown Ferndale. "Volunteers at the Ferndale Downtown Development Authority never cease to amaze…
Take a closer look at one of the homes currently on the market in Fenton.
This Victorian house at 213 W. Rockwell Street in the historical section of Fenton has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and is listed for sale at $189,900. It was built in 1860 and features new windows and siding, original hardwood floors, and brick patios in the back. Information and photos courtesy of Zillow.com.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Here's an easy way to share snapshots and videos of your community and see what your neighbors have been up to!
Several dogs and cats are available for adoption through Genesee County Animal Control.
Several dogs and cats are currently available for adoption or rescue through Genesee County Animal Control. You can find a list of these animals, as well as photos, at the county's most recent post on Fenton Patch. The shelter is located near Flushing at 4351 W. Pasadena Road in Flint.