August 2011

Community Rummage Sale

Coming this Saturday, Aug. 20! There are several garage sales throughout New Troy
and Weesaw Township planned for this Saturday. There will also be several people  selling items on the front lawn of the Community Center. Stop by the Center and get your maps and spend the day shopping – who knows what treasures you may find.


Apple Cider Century Bike Ride

On Sunday, Sept. 25, once again the Community Center will be the site of a
S.A.G. stop for this annual event. This means we will have several thousand bikers stopping at the center that day. If you are available to help please email Mike Metz at


Center of the World 5K / 10 K Run or Walk

On Saturday, Oct. 8, we will be hosting a benefit run. You may sign up to either
run or walk throughout the New Troy area a distance of 5K (3.2 miles) or 10K (6.4 miles).
The start and finish will be at the Community Center. There will also be a Kids Fun Run on the old track located in the adjacent Weesaw Township Park. After the run you can enjoy a pancake breakfast prepared by the Weesaw Township Fire Brigade at the Fire Department. To register for the run visit our web site, or contact Corrine Kemp at 269-426-4021 or

If you’re not running or walking, please plan on helping at the Center.


The Keep Our Planet Earth Green donation box is located in the Community Center entrance for recycling.


New concrete benches are now available for sale to anyone who wishes to commemorate their family or whatever they desire with a brass plaque mounted on the bench. These benches will become part of our memorial garden in front of the Community Center.

Flea Markets

The twice monthly flea markets will return in October. These are held the last two
Saturday’s of the month from Oct. – April. This year we will probably skip the December dates due to the holidays. For more info contact Delmar Thompson.


The website overhaul is nearing completion. Be sure to visit the site at and watch it’s transformation.

Other News and Info

Be sure to show your eScrip card whenever you buy something at any of the area
Harding’s Market and FoNT will receive $$. To get your card contact Lorraine Hanover.

The Giving Tree continues to sprout leaves in the entry of the Community Center. Pledge $1000.00 towards paying off the mortgage and you can have your own leaf. Contact any board member for more info. Party plans? Host it at the Community Center. For info and dates call 269-426-4096.

Storyhour returns to the Book Room on Thursday, Sept. 8.

FoNT Elections will be held during the Sept. 14 meeting. Up for election is Vice
President, Secretary, and two Directors.

With the end of Summer we all need to become aware of kid traffic as they head back to school.