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  • What's Happening In February & Beyond

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    THE FIRST ANNUAL PUB AND GRUB CRAWL IS SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16TH IN DOWNTOWN BATTLE CREEK SPONSORED BY THE BATTLE CREEK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.  

     

    AT CORNWELL'S DINNER THEATRE THIS WEEKEND: THE MURDER MYSTERY "JUST BURY ME".

     

    SLED DOG RACES AT FORT CUSTER FEB. 16TH & 17TH.  NO CHARGE.  TO FIND OUT MORE GO TO  www.midunionsledhaulers.com

     

    YES THERE REALLY IS A LOCATION IN THE AREA FOR TOBOGGANING!  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SNOW AND TAKE THE FAMILY TO ECHO VALLEY.  THEY ARE LOCATED AT 8495 EAST H. AVE IN KALAMAZOO.  CALL 349-3291 OR www.echovalleyfun.com

     

    THE WINTER SPORTS PARK IS OPEN EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT BINDER PARK GOLF COURSE IN BATTLE CREEK.  CALL 979-8250 TO FIND OUT MORE.

     

    KEEP IN MIND THOSE WHO ARE LESS FORTUNATE WITH ‘WALK FOR WARMTH’.  THE ANNUAL EVENT SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY IS HAPPENING IN MANY COMMUNITIES ON SATURDAY FEB. 23.  THE BATTLE CREEK WALK IT AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  REGISTRATION IS AT 9AM…THE WALK STARTS AT 10AM.  TO GET YOUR PLEDGE SHEET www.caascm.org

     

    BOWL FOR KIDS SAKE…A BOWLING EVENT TO BENEFIT BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS IS HAPPENING ON MARCH 1ST AT M-66 BOWL IN BATTLE CREEK.  TO PARTICIPATE GO TO THE WEBSITE www.thinkbigtoday.org

     

     

  • Can The Pope Just Quit?

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    Apparently the leader of the Roman Catholic Church has decided that he is not able to perform his duties as the pontiff.  He will resign on February 28th.

    Click here to find out ---

    The rest of the story.

  • What Did You Think About Carrie's Dress?

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    Carrie Underwood wore an amazing dress---

    She also wore a WHOLE LOTTA BLING!!!!!

    The necklace that was adorning her neck was worth....

    Are you sitting down?

    The necklace she was wearing had a value of....

    Are you sure you're sitting down?

     

    31 MILLION BUCKS was the value of the jewelry she was wearing!!!!!!!!!

     

     

     

  • Not Sure

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    ...if he's a cat or a penguin.

    Cute HUH?

  • Justin Verlander's Parents On Tour

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    The parents of Detroit Tigers pitching ace, Justin Verlander visited the mitten state this week pomoting their new book.

    Richard and Kathy Verlander were in several cities in Michigan including Muskegon, Bay City, Midland.  They signed copies of their book and told students a big factor in success is hard work.

    "Everybody has a gift. A gift doesn't mean much without the hard work that goes into achieving your dream," said Richard Verlander. 

     

     

     

  • The Grammy's Fashion Police

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    Producers of The Grammy Awards haved issued a warning to presenters and performers:

    Clothing must cover all body parts or you will not get in.

    Past offenders include Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna---as seen below.

    The warning is also meant to include Kelly Clarkson, Pink, and Mumfor & Sons.

    No profanity or questionable language on t-shirts or logos either!

    So there!

     

     

     

     

    Do you think these singers have gone too far with their attire?

     

     

  • Choco-Cherry Cookies

    Posted by Kim Brixton

     

    • Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
    • Yield: 21 Servings

     

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup dried cherries, chopped
    • 1/3 cup hot water
    • 6 tablespoons shortening
    • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
    • 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 3 teaspoons grated orange peel
    • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
    • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

    Directions

    • In a small bowl, soak cherries in hot water for at least 10 minutes.
    • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, cream the shortening, butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, orange peel and vanilla. Combine the oats, flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chocolate chips and cherries with liquid.
    • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.

    Nutritional Facts

    2 cookies equals 286 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 148 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g 

  • Here's What's Happening In Feb & Beyond...

    Posted by Kim Brixton

    ICE, MUSIC & WINE….THE MARSHALL WINTER BLUES FEST IS FRIDAY 2/8 FROM 5-9P IN DOWNTOWN MARSHALL.  TAKE A LOOK AT www.marshallmi.org/events TO GET MORE INFORMATION.

     

    BOWL FOR KIDS SAKE…A BOWLING EVENT TO BENEFIT BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS IS HAPPENING ON MARCH 1ST AT M-66 BOWL IN BATTLE CREEK.  TO PARTICIPATE GO TO THE WEBSITE www.thinkbigtoday.org

     

    YES THERE REALLY IS A LOCATION IN THE AREA FOR TOBOGGANING!  TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SNOW AND TAKE THE FAMILY TO ECHO VALLEY.  THEY ARE LOCATED AT 8495 EAST H. AVE IN KALAMAZOO.  CALL 349-3291 OR www.echovalleyfun.com

     

    SLED DOG RACES AT FORT CUSTER FEB. 16TH & 17TH.  NO CHARGE.  TO FIND OUT MORE GO TO  www.midunionsledhaulers.com

     

    SCIENCE EXPERIMENT SATURDAY IS EVERY THIRD SATURDAY THROUGH MAY 18TH AT KINGMAN MUSEUM IN BATTLE CREEK.  THE EVENT IS FROM 1-4:30PM AND INCLUDES TWO PLANETARIUM SHOWS. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 965-5117 OR www.kingmanmuseum.org

     

    THE WINTER SPORTS PARK IS OPEN EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT BINDER PARK GOLF COURSE IN BATTLE CREEK.  CALL 979-8250 TO FIND OUT MORE.

     

    KEEP IN MIND THOSE WHO ARE LESS FORTUNATE WITH ‘WALK FOR WARMTH’.  THE ANNUAL EVENT SPONSORED BY THE COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY IS HAPPENING IN MANY COMMUNITIES ON SATURDAY FEB. 23.  THE BATTLE CREEK WALK IT AT FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  REGISTRATION IS AT 9AM…THE WALK STARTS AT 10AM.  TO GET YOUR PLEDGE SHEET www.caascm.org