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Every year, TrueNorth’s Newaygo County Piano Teachers Association (NCPTA) puts on a concert celebrating the music of a particular composer as pa...

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Halloweekend takes place October 24 from 5:00–7:00 p.m., and October 25 and 26 from 1:00–5:00 p.m. at beautiful Camp Newaygo, located at 5...

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The Volunteer Resource Center of Newaygo County will be hosting activities on Thursday, September 11th in remembrance of the lives lost or affected on...

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A great way to help the hungry in your community is to donate fresh produce – a food item that those who are struggling rarely get to enjoy. All...

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Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) typically pairs adult “Bigs” with younger “Littles” who are usually in elementary or middle sch...

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Mom to mom sales are fast becoming a very popular way for moms to connect and either obtain value-priced items and/or make a little money selling them...

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TrueNorth Community Services is sponsoring the eleventh annual “Tools For School” drive to help area children in need get the necessary to...

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The ability to fly is one of the most common dreams people have. Camp Newaygo has just added a new feature that will let people experience that dream ...

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If you thought the dream of homeownership was out of reach – think again! The Center for Non-Profit Housing’s (CNH’s) Homebuyer Assi...

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The Girl Scouts from Troop 4214 and their leader, Brenda Adsmond recently donated 247.25 lbs of food to the TrueNorth Food Pantry, and they did it all...

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Food insecurity continues to plague the needy in Newaygo County. In the first quarter of 2014 alone, the TrueNorth Food Pantry was accessed by an aver...

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Did you know that one in five adults in the United States is functionally illiterate? It is hard to imagine putting your child to bed without being ab...

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Every year, community members volunteer tens of thousands of hours at TrueNorth Community Services. In 2013 alone, over 700 individuals and groups gav...

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If you want to give back to your community and help get Camp Newaygo off to a great start for summer, 2014, they have a great way for you to get outsi...

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Camp Newaygo offers co-ed Day Camp options for girls AND boys in kindergarten through fifth grade, for fun and adventure including archery, canoeing, ...

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On Friday, March 22, at 6:00 am, 47 Newaygo County students and 5 chaperones left by charter bus and traveled to Chicago for a cultural immersion fiel...

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On March 18, TrueNorth Community Services held our annual Music Scholarship Contest, and gave away $1,300 in monetary awards to ten local middle and h...

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You can help make a difference in a child’s life by bringing them life-enriching mentors through TrueNorth’s Big Brothers Big Sisters, so ...

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This Valentine’s Day, Camp Newaygo asks; why not do something FUN?! Flowers and candy are alright, and dinner and a movie can be done any time, ...

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Sunday, February 9, is a golden opportunity for Newaygo County dads to give the little girls in their lives a night they’ll always remember at C...

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Do you enjoy scrap-booking? Want to make a difference in the lives of Newaygo County youth in need? TrueNorth and Camp Newaygo have just the event for...

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Passed in 1994, the King Holiday and Service Act designated the King Holiday as a national day of volunteer service. Instead of a day off from work or...

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In support of National Mentoring Month (NMM) Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Newaygo County is hosting a “BIG Winter Adventure” which w...

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Every year, TrueNorth’s Newaygo County Piano Teachers Association (NCPTA) puts on a concert celebrating the music of a particular composer as pa...

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Over sixty years ago local residents came together as a community to help Newaygo County children in need at Christmas. Beginning with The Fremont Are...

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Do you enjoy scrapbooking? Want to make a difference in the lives of Newaygo County youth in need? TrueNorth and Camp Newaygo have just the event for ...

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Halloween is a favorite holiday of kids all over the country, and Camp Newaygo knows how to make it fun at their annual Halloweekend festivities. Hal...

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The annual TrueNorth Coats for Kids (& Adults) coat drive is underway, and runs through October 21. You can help Newaygo County children and adult...

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For the past two years, TrueNorth has included a new element to the Empty Bowls luncheons with their “Stuff the Carts” initiative, and it&...

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Over 20 years ago a high school art teacher in southeast Michigan and his students were searching for a way to raise funds to support a local food dri...

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Over 20 years ago a high school art teacher in southeast Michigan and his students were searching for a way to raise funds to support a local food dri...

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Camp Newaygo is inviting paddlers of all skill levels to join in on what has rapidly become a Newaygo County Tradition; it’s time for Progressiv...

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TrueNorth Community Services will be hosting an array of activities on Friday, September 13th in remembrance of the lives lost or affected on 9/11. Ac...

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Imagine sitting in a doctor’s office and not being able to fill out the forms, putting your child to bed without being able to read them a story...

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A great way to help the hungry in your community is to donate fresh produce – a food item that those who are struggling rarely get to enjoy. All...

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The Bitely Boys, a local Riders Club, recently presented $13,232 to TrueNorth Community Services from the Freedom Run held in Muskegon on Saturday, Ju...

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NEWAYGO COUNTY, MI – Food insecurity continues to plague the needy in Newaygo County. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, the TrueNorth Food Pan...

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For the second time, the Hesperia Middle School (HMS) Project FOCUS LEGO robotics team competed at this year's "robot challenge" in Grandville, Michig...

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For Veterans Day this year, the 2nd – 5th grade Project FOCUS students at White Cloud Upper Elementary decide to do something special to thank l...

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This December, Camp Newaygo is offering a traditional, holiday favorite; Horse-Drawn Light Tours. On December 13 and 14, attendees will experience an ...

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On Saturday, December 8, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM, Santa Claus, some of his elves, and even a few of his reindeer temporarily relocated to Camp Newaygo for...

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It’s a fondue party on December 6, beginning at 6:30 PM. Get your girlfriends and family together to enjoy dinner, served by all male wait staff...

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Since 1952, the TrueNorth Children’s Christmas Programs have given thousands of Newaygo County children the gifts of joy, laughter, and hope on ...

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Sixty years ago local residents came together as a community to help Newaygo County children in need at Christmas. Beginning with The Fremont Area Fou...

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Christmas comes early at Camp Newaygo, and you’re invited to join in on the fun at three separate events that offer something for everyone. &ldq...

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On Thursday, October 18th, students from the Hesperia Project FOCUS and PACE programs, along with their parents, siblings, and friends enjoyed a night...

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On Thursday, October 18th, students from the Hart Project FOCUS and PACE programs, along with their parents, siblings, and friends enjoyed a night ful...

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Every year, TrueNorth’s Newaygo County Piano Teachers Association (NCPTA) puts on a free concert celebrating the music of a particular composer ...

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Since 1952, TrueNorth’s Children’s Christmas Programs (CCP) have provided Newaygo County low-income families with assistance during the ho...

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This October, the Center for Non-Profit Housing is pulling out all the stops to help you beautify and winterize your yard, clean up your property, and...

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20 years ago a high school art teacher in southeast Michigan and his students were searching for a way to raise funds to support a local food drive. W...

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It has been said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. In the long journey to end hunger, this couldn’t be truer. The 20...

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West Michigan's premiere oddly-named band, the Braunschweiger Blues Band is presenting a benefit concert and BBQ for TrueNorth Community Services and ...

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We want to congratulate all of our 2011/12 Community of Efforts Volunteer Award recipients. Our event took place on April 17 where 14 awards were give...

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Every year, TrueNorth Community Services showcases and rewards the talent of visual art students from all over Newaygo County at the Student Art Exhib...

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Every year, community members volunteer tens of thousands of hours at TrueNorth Community Services. In 2011 alone, over 900 individuals and groups gav...

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As part of TrueNorth Community Service’s Project FOCUS after school program at Walkerville Elementary School, 26 students in the 1st – 5th...

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On March 19, TrueNorth Community Services held its annual Music Scholarship Contest, and gave away over $1,300 in monetary awards to ten local middle ...

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During the month of March, the theme at Project FOCUS at White Cloud Elementary was Health and Fitness. The students learned about nutrition, exercise...

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For many children, their Big Brother or Big Sister represents the only consistent, positive adult role model in their lives. Locally, there are 24 kid...

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You can help make a difference in a child’s life by bringing them life-enriching mentors through TrueNorth’s Big Brothers Big Sisters, so ...

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Camp Newaygo has a dangerous night of fun and intrigue planned for those brave enough to attend their annual Murder Mystery Dinner. “Chaos in th...

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This Saint Patrick’s, Saturday, March 17, give the special little guy in your life a night of fun at Camp Newaygo’s Mom/Son St. Paddy&rsqu...

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Michigan Governor, Rick Snyder has officially declared via proclamation that February is Keep Michigan Warm Month and locally, TrueNorth Community Ser...

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This Valentine’s Day, Camp Newaygo is inviting you to do something FUN, by attending “Wanna Hear Something Funny?” on Tuesday, Febru...

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On Sunday, February 12, give the special little girl in your life a night she’ll always remember at Camp Newaygo’s Daddy Daughter Dance. M...

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Do you enjoy scrapbooking? Want to make a difference in the lives of Newaygo County youth in need? TrueNorth and Camp Newaygo have just the event for ...

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It’s that time of the year when the days are short, the temperatures are low, and everyone is starting to feel a little cooped-in. If you need t...

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The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation recently launched its Make It Stick campaign to spread the idea that, when academics are connected to the real wor...

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In early December, 25 PACE students from Hart participated in a hula hooping class as part of a physical fitness program. Students learned how to mast...

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Homelessness is an issue that often goes unnoticed in rural counties because the homeless are not living “on the streets”. The rural homel...

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Teaching middle school students about leadership, civic engagement, and philanthropy may seem like a daunting task, but that’s exactly what happ...

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The TrueNorth Children’s Christmas Programs and Toys for Tots will serve over 3,000 children who are in need this holiday season, and your help ...

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Christmas comes early at Camp Newaygo, and you’re invited to join in on the fun at three separate events that offer something for everyone. Fir...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt said; “We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the...

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Since 1952, the TrueNorth Children’s Christmas Programs have given thousands of Newaygo County children the gifts of joy, laughter, and hope on ...

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On November 29 and 30, a rather unique event to assist the less fortunate in our community will be held. This two-day Underwear Party is a great oppor...

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On Thursday, October 20th, students from the White Cloud Project FOCUS and PACE programs, along with their parents, siblings, and friends enjoyed a ni...

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As part of National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, November 12 – 20, TrueNorth Community Services will be holding their annual SENIOR HARVE...

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Homelessness is an issue that often goes unnoticed in Newaygo County because the homeless are not living “on the streets”. Newaygo County&...

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This Halloween, Camp Newaygo is offering “Scaredy Camp”; a family-friendly and fun way to celebrate the spookiest of all holidays. Activi...

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The 4th Quarter Crossroads publication is now available by clicking here.  Read all about what's going on at TrueNorth in October, November, ...

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Huntington Bank has a long history of supporting TrueNorth Community Services and their efforts to assist the less fortunate in our communities. As su...

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It’s time to sign your students up for the 2011 / 2012 season of Project FOCUS and PACE! Project FOCUS and PACE are out-of-school collaboratio...

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The annual TrueNorth Coats for Kids (& Adults) coat drive starts next week, September 21 and runs through October 7. You can help Newaygo County c...

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Camp Newaygo has a great weekend planned for women of all ages at their annual Girlfriend’s Get-a-Way, October 7 – 9. Billed as a “c...

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On September 18, Camp Newaygo is inviting paddlers of all skill levels to join in on a rather unique fall color tour; it’s time for Progressive ...

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Imagine that your home cannot keep out the cold in the wintertime because of inadequate insulation, or imagine if your house burned down and you and y...

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Michigan's foreclosure crisis is expected to persist for another year, but Newaygo County leaders in the Campaign to End Homelessness say free counsel...

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Read all about what's going on at TrueNorth in a little more detail in our 3rd Qtr. Clearer Directions Newsletter here.
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On Thursday, August 18, TrueNorth Community Services will offer area residents an evening of microbrews and wine tasting, a delicious dinner, entertai...

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TrueNorth cares about the many local residents who don’t have enough to eat. Every day in Newaygo County there are men, women and children who a...

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Imagine sitting in a doctor’s office and not being able to fill out the forms with your medical information because you cannot read or write, or...

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TrueNorth Community Services is sponsoring the seventh annual “Tools For School” drive to help area children in need get the necessary too...

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In conjunction with the Udall Foundation, TrueNorth Community Services’ and Mecosta- Osceola’s Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) celebrated t...

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Camp Newaygo is turning 85 this year and you are invited to help them celebrate at a good old-fashioned, Ice Cream Social on Sunday, June 12 from 3:30...

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The date for the 2011 Mud Bowl Mania, mud volleyball tournament has been officially announced – Saturday, July 16 and registration is now open! ...

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Every year, TrueNorth Community Services (formerly NCCS) showcases and rewards the talent of visual art students from all over Newaygo County at the S...

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When you work at a place like TrueNorth Community Services, you are reminded daily that the need around us is both real and persistent, and that reali...

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On April 26th, TrueNorth Community Services (formerly NCCS) held the “Life 101 - Youth Expo” designed to educate students on finances, car...

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On March 21, TrueNorth Community Services (formally NCCS) held its annual Music Scholarship Contest, and gave away over $2,200 in monetary awards to e...

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Hunger is an issue that continues to impact many local residents. Every day in Newaygo County there are men, women and children who often eat very lit...

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As the weather turns warmer, and parents start to make summer plans, many kids dream of attending summer camp. Unfortunately, for many local families,...

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On April 15, girls in the 3rd – 8th grades from the Spitler Elementary, Hart Middle School, and White Cloud Middle School Project FOCUS sites we...

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It’s that time of year again – time for The Most Fun Day Ever! A super fun, FREE day for everyone, ages 1 -101, is planned for Saturday, M...

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Following much thought and careful consideration, Newaygo County Community Services (NCCS), a private non-profit agency that has served the Newaygo Co...

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By now, you’ve probably heard all about the BIG NEWS!  After careful consideration, and much time and effort, NCCS has changed its name to ...

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It was not so very long ago that quilting bees were a commonplace occurrence. They were gatherings of friends and neighbors who came together to work ...

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Held in conjunction with the 5th Grade Science Fair at the White Cloud Upper Elementary, the White Cloud Public Schools and Project FOCUS Family Liter...

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