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Greenville Wendy’s customers pay it forward in the drive-through

Greenville Wendy’s customers pay it forward in the drive-through

by Elisabeth Waldon
from The Daily News

GREENVILLE — When a Greenville woman let someone cut in front of her in line at a drive-through restaurant, she didn’t know what she was starting.

Rhiannon Jensen let a man in a truck pull in front of her at Wendy’s in Greenville during her lunch break Thursday.

When it was Jensen’s turn to pay at the window, Wendy’s crew member Michael Redlich informed her the man had paid for her $7 lunch and wished her a “Happy Thursday.”

“I wasn’t expecting it,” Jensen said. “It just really kind of lifted my spirits.”

Jensen was so touched, she decided...


13OYS - Tell us about the potholes in your neighborhood

13OYS - Tell us about the potholes in your neighborhood

As the winter turns to spring, more and more potholes start to appear throughout West Michigan. We would like you to tell us where the worst potholes can be found.

If you've come across a really bad pothole in your neighborhood, please leave a comment below to let us know where we can find it.

Also, if you can safely get a photo, email those to pics@wzzm13.com along with your name, phone number, and location where the photo was taken.

As comments and photos come in, WZZM13 will publicize the worst of the worst in an effort to get them fixed as quickly as possible.

Deadline to register for Belding Community Showcase is Monday

Deadline to register for Belding Community Showcase is Monday

From: http://www.bas-k12.org

The 16th Annual Belding Community Showcase will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2012.

Belding Area Schools, in cooperation with the City of Belding, will host the 16th Annual Community Showcase. The event will be held on Thursday, April 19 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Belding High School.  You won’t want to miss this huge community event—mark your calendar now!

Representatives and students from the schools, as well as many community organizations and businesses*, will be there to showcase their activities and projects.  Displays and demonstrations will be running continuously throughout the main floor and gymnasium of the high school.  There will be snack stations scattered throughout the building. 

Modern day treasure hunters are coming to Greenville

Modern day treasure hunters are coming to Greenville

Saturday, March 24th, 9:00am to 3:00pm

Residents are urged to mark their calendars for this unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with THR’s Treasure Hunters Roadshow. Specialists are on a world-wide treasure hunt and will be digging in Greenville for five days.  During this free event, 1,200 residents are expected to bring in their rare and unusual collectibles! You will have a chance to talk to world-renowned antique and collectible representatives, and it’s all free!

What kind of treasures will be revealed during our trip?  Let’s find out together.  You or your next door neighbor just might be the next to hit the jackpot. Keep an open mind when going through your attic and closets because something of little value to you could turn out to be a sure novelty piece. A recent find includes a 1960’s vintage guitar purchased at an event for $100,000! 

Belding Community Garden Update

From: http://www.belding.us

Come check out the Belding Community Garden Group at Showcase April 19th. The garden is underway & being installed on Orchard Street! This will be your last chance to buy a brick to show your support of the garden for $100 (8X8 -6 lines 20 characters per line). All bricks will be placed in the center of the garden. Beds are also still available for Sponsorship for $200.

This will be the first opportunity to sign up for your Garden Space. Remember the Garden is FREE! We look forward to seeing you at Showcase April 19th!

Forms to contribute to the Sponsor a Bed, Pave the Path, Build the Garden Donation Campaign are available here on the City website. Or telephone City Hall at 794-1900, Ext. 210 for more information.

GPS - A letter from the Board president

GPS - A letter from the Board president

From: http://www.greenville.k12.mi.us

Janet Ralph, President Board of Education

A quality school system is the product of strong leadership at the district level and an informed, supportive community. You do not need me to tell you that we are living in a time of rapid and tremendous change. Nowhere is this more evident than in our schools. And never has it been more important for the entire community to understand both the changes and the thought process behind them.

Indoor Flea Market!

Indoor Flea Market!

Great gift ideas can be found at this Indoor Flea Market featuring Treasure Hunters Road Show in the Greenville Community Center at 900 E. Kent in Greenville, Michigan on Saturday, March 24 from 9am to 3pm.

Check out a variety of new & used Tools, DVD’s, Books, Crafts, Toys and so much more.

Crafters & Vendors can reserve an 8 by 3 table for only $8 each. Reservations are first come, first serve. Paid reservations only! Vendors may arrive at 8am to set up!

Call Greenville Community Center at (616)754-9163 for more information!