Kenowa Courier – 4/2/19

Come Meet Lyla – May 7 

Lyla Gritter is an amazing little girl. She is in a trial program in Dallas to treat her Type 1 Spinal Muscular Atrophy and will be visiting the club with her mom, Holly, at our May 7 meeting. The Kenowa Ambucs, via the Family Hope Foundation, sponsored some of Lyla’s therapy in 2018. Please make an effort to attend that meeting and greet Lyla and her mom along with Jane Eppard of the Family Hope Foundation. 

March Chapter Board Highlights 

Here are some tidbits from last week’s Board meeting: 

  • Rebounderz has agreed to provide bags for the 5K runners again this year. 
  • Rivertown Dental, along with their sponsorship, will be providing toothbrushes for the runner race bags. 
  • Reyna Rodriguez, a student in the Therapeutic Rec program at GVSU, has requested tuition scholarship assistance for her summer fieldwork. The Board will seek more info and consider action at the next meeting. 

Chapter Miscellaneous 

Denim & Diamonds Committee: The 2019 event will be held on Friday, October 11 from 6-11p at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville. Contact Beth at 446-7026 or for more details, to sign up as an event sponsor or to donate silent auction items. 

Chapter Board: The next Board meeting is noon on Tuesday, April 23 in the conference room at Grandville City Hall, 3195 Wilson Ave SW. All are welcome. 

Medical Equipment Loans: Refer any medical equipment loan contacts to the Family Network of Wyoming, 1029 44th Street SW, Wyoming (616) 885-9919 

Big Hat Days: The first club meeting of September, December, March and June are Big Hat Days (BHD). Big Hatters, please wear your Stetsons to the club meeting on those dates. Next BHD is June 4. 

Fun Fact: According to in its report: “Global Cosmetics Products Market-Analysis” released in March, the global cosmetic products market was valued at $523.43 billion USD in 2017. 

Quote of the Day: “The problem with beauty is that it’s like being born rich and getting poorer.” 

– Joan Collins 


April 5-6: Ambucs Midstates Spring Regional Conference @ Frankenmuth 

April 16: Chapter Meeting (Noon @ Sunnybrook). 

April 23: Chapter Board Meeting. Noon @ Grandville City Hall (Lunch = K. Krombeen) 

May 2: Chapter Meeting (Noon @ Sunnybrook). Holly Gritter & Daughter Lyla 

May 27: “Save the Date” to help with the Kenowa Ambucs 5K Race & Parade (Georgetown)

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