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  1. “City of Mason, Michigan” is on Facebook! Become a Fan by Clicking “Like” “Mason Area Chamber of Commerce” and “Shop Mason Values” are also groups on Facebook!

  2. City of Mason MEETING SCHEDULE All meetings are held at City Hall Downtown Development Authority Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6:15 p.m. Planning CommissionTuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Historic District Commission Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

  3. City of Mason MEETING SCHEDULE BROADCAST LIVE ON CHANNEL 21 VIDEO & DOCUMENTS AT www.mason.mi.us All meetings are held at City Hall City Council – Wednesday,August 8, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. City Council – Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

  4. Please note: The Mason Code (Sec. 62-34) requires that refuse containers may be placed along the curb NO EARLIER than 9:00 p.m. the evening before collection and no later than 8:00 a.m. the day of collection. It further requires that EMPTY containers shall be removed by 9:00 p.m. on the day of collection. Your cooperation is appreciated. City of Mason TRASH CONTAINERS SPECIAL REMINDER

  5. YARDWASTE MAY BE PLACED CURBSIDE OPPOSITE • SIDE OF DRIVEWAY FROM REGULARTRASH • LIMIT 4 BAGS PER PICK UP • Please note: Granger will take only up to four 30 gallon • cans/brown paper yard waste bags, or four bundles of • brush (less than 4 foot lengths), or a combination of • the above, from each residence weekly. • Thank you for your cooperation. City of Mason SPECIAL REMINDER Yard Waste (Compost) Collection on Fridays

  6. City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Important Dates: • August 4 - 2:00 p.m. - Deadline to request an absent voter ballot by mail • August 6 – 4:00 p.m. - Deadline to request an absent voter ballot in person • An absentee ballot may be requested until 4:00 p.m. Monday, August 6; ballots must be voted at City Hall For further election information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (517) 676-9155

  7. City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Important Dates: • Tuesday, August 7 - 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Primary Election Day -- All precincts are located at City Hall, 201 W. Ash Street. • August 14 – 4:00 p.m. – Last Day to File Candidacy for citizens residing in the Mason Public School district wishing to seek office for Mason School Board -- must file an Affidavit of Identity and a nominating petition (or a $100.00 nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition) with the City Clerk’s office. For further election information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (517) 676-9155

  8. City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Election Day Information: Photo Identification Required to Vote Under Michigan law, all voters are required to show photo identification to vote at the polls. Voters without identification will be required to sign an affidavit to receive a ballot. The identification requirement does not apply to persons voting by absentee ballot. Accepted forms of photo identification: Driver's license or personal identification card issued by Michigan or another state, federal or state government issued photo identification, US passport, current student identification with photo from high school or accredited institution of higher education, military identification card with photo, or tribal identification card with photo. For further election information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (517) 676-9155

  9. City of Mason Mason Community Announcements on Channel 21 If your Mason area community group or non-profit organization has an event it would like to publicize, we would like to know about it!

  10. City of Mason Mason Community Announcements on Channel 21 Please email PowerPoint slide or details in writing (25 words or less is best) to our City volunteer at: dougklein@masonchamber.org oProvide information at least three weeks prior to the event

  11. For more information call: 517.833.9627 Or visit our website at: www.fringechurch.org PassionatelySeekingGod Obediently Surrenderingto His Word Lovingly Sacrificingfor others

  12. MasonFirstPresbyterianChurch “We are a warm and caring Christ-centered community of faith, actively serving and nurturing one another and our neighbors, embracing diversity, and fostering spiritual growth.” Sunday Morning Worship ~ 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Prayer Service ~ Noon Wednesday afternoon and evening activities for all ages. Address: 131 East Maple Street – Mason Phone:676-9333 Website:www.masonpresbyterian.org E-mail:masonfirstpc@sbcglobal.net

  13. Mason First United Methodist Church You are invited for Sunday Worship at 9:20 a.m. Located in the center of Mason at the corner of Ash and Barnes. A Community-Focused Church Celebrating 170 Years of Traditional and Relevant Ministries Email at: info@masonfirst.org or contact at: 676-9449

  14. Mason Assembly of God425 E. South Street in Mason(517) 676-2308www.masonag.org Church Service Time isSunday Morning at 10:00

  15. 1938 Eden Road – (517) 676-1376

  16. Summer Day Camp Experience For Kids 9 AM - 3 PM at Mason First Church of the Nazarene’s new facility: The ROC at 1706 W. Dansville Road on the east side of Mason • August 6 – 10 is for kids going into 3rd and 4th grade • August 13 – 17 is for kids going into 5th and 6th grade • $25 per child, kids bring their own lunches. Great week of fun for kids: Mud fights, water wars, food fights, and more… • Register your child at www.kidventurenow.com • On Wednesday evenings August 8 & 15  from  6 - 8 PM  there will • be a mini-camp for kids preK – going into 2nd grade. Cost is $10. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  17. St. Augustine of Canterbury Episcopal Church Corner of W. South St. and Cedar St. Worship Schedule: 10:30 a.m. Sunday Weekly Worship Service

  18. AURELIUS BAPTIST CHURCH 4419 W. Barnes Road (near Aurelius Road) Mason, MI 48854 (517) 628-2085 10:45 AM Sunday Worship Service “All are welcome!”

  19. All Saints Lutheran Church720 W. South Street in Mason676-2610 Worship Times September through May Traditional Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m.  & 11:00 a.m. Sunday Church School 9:45 a.m. Pastor Matt Titus www.allsaintsmason.org

  20. Fellowship BibleChurch 1030 W. South Street, Mason (517) 676-4415 www.fbcmason.org Service Sunday is 10:00 a.m. All are welcome! 

  21. MASON AREA SENIORS Looking for a way to connect with other seniors in the Mason Area? Then the Mason Area Seniors Welcome Club is the RIGHT place for you! They meet nearly every Thursday at 12:00 noon at the Mason City Hall, 201 W. Ash Street, for cards and bingo. Contact Judy Chelf at 676-5917

  22. Ingham County Genealogical Society Anyone interested in family genealogy is welcome! Second Thursday of each month at 7 PM Vevay Township Hall 780 Eden Road, south of Mason Contact Harry Warner for more information at (517) 676-2878 or gwingharry@sbcglobal.net www.ingcogenesoc.org

  23. Mason AreaHistorical Museum 200 E. Oak Street Tuesdays & Thursdays....1- 3 p.m. Saturdays ........................1 - 3 p.m. Group Tours: 676-9837 www.masonmuseum.org

  24. Mason AreaHistorical Society On Monday, August 6th at 7:00 PM at the Museum, 200 E. Oak Street, the Mason Area Historical Society will have a presentation on the history and overview of hot air ballooning presented by Mason’s Tom Bergeon. Please join the Society for this presentation open to the public! This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  25. Mason AreaHistorical Society On Monday, September 10th at 7:00 PM at the Museum, 200 E. Oak Street, the Mason Area Historical Society will have a presentation on “JIFFY: A Family Tradition, Mixing Business and Old-Fashioned Values” presented by Cynthia Furlong Reynolds. The meeting is open to the public! This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  26. Tri-County Office on AgingMEALS ON WHEELSTasha Stetler, Coordinator Rural Ingham County676-2775 - rimow@sbcglobal.net Call to participate or volunteer!We have an immediate need for volunteers!

  27. The Mason Orchestral Society’s Mason Symphony and Mason Philharmonic are looking for musicians of all ages! for more information, go to: www.masonorchestras.org

  28. Mason Downtown Development Authority Facade Grants available! Contact the Mason DDA at 244-6332 www.mason.mi.us/mdda

  29. Home Improvement Loans You may be eligible: If your adjusted annual income is $48,100 or less (family of 4) you may qualify for a low-interest or no-interest home improvement loan. For more information contact: Ingham County Housing Commission 3882 Dobie Road, Okemos, MI 48864 (517) 349-1643

  30. Automatic Debit is Available for tax and water bill payments For more information contact: City Hall at 676-9155 Or check our website www.mason.mi.us

  31. Buy locally. It's good for our community and good for our future.

  32. I WANT YOU to spend more of your money right here! Economists call it the “multiplier effect.” The best thing you can do for our local economy is to spend money – right here in Mason, Michigan - Hometown U.S.A. Buy locally. It’s good for our community and good for our future. Mason Area Chamber of Commerce

  33. Independent Bank presents2012 Thursday Night Live!Courthouse Concerts Mason, Michigan - Hometown U.S.A. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: August 9, August 23, and September 13 -- all concerts start at 6 PM Don’t Make Dinner! Buy it from the Mason Optimists Fundraiser Tent or a great downtown restaurant! All Concerts “Weather Permitting” masonchamber@masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  34. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  35. Bringing freshness to you! Mason Farmers Market • Started July 7th and runs through October 6th • Saturdays 9 AM to 1 PM Maple Street between Jefferson & Barnes Except for August 25, when it will be at the Austin Park Pavilion This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  36. BINGO! Every Sunday at the VFW Post 7309 1243 Hull Road, south of Mason Doors Open 2 PM Food/Beverages/Sales 2:15 PM Regular Bingo 4:30 PM Proceeds go to support the projects of the VFW This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  37. Check This Out! @ The Mason Library LEGO CLUB Ages 6 & Up Thursdays, Twice Monthly 4 - 5 PM Call 676-9088 for dates and details

  38. www.inghamfair.com • “Bring ‘em to Ingham!” • 158th • Monday, • July 30 • through • Saturday, • August 4 • - Grandstand Excitement - Midway Rides & Games • - 4-H Displays and Booths - Livestock Judging • and more other FUN stuff to do at the Family Fun Fair! • FREE DAILY PARKINGDaily Gate is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for children (3-12) • and seniors (62 & over).  Children age 2 and • under are always FREE!   This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  39. Mason Values Week Look for special value offers at businesses all over the Mason area! Monday, July 30 through Saturday, August 4 www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  40. Mason Pizza Day Wednesday, August 1st BUY A PIZZA AT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: Little Caesar's 227 N. Cedar St.676-2401 Courthouse Pub 160 W. Maple 676-6941 Pizano's 302 S. Cedar 676-4444 City Limits 810 N. Cedar 244-1090 Darb’s Tavern 117 Cedar 676-5042 Westside Deli 204 N. Cedar 676-9191 Participating Pizzerias will donate $1.00 per pizza tothe Mason Public Schools Foundation This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  41. Fundraiser for the Mason Firefighters Association 10th Anniversary • MACC Ribbon Cutting at 1 PM CAR SHOW • Sunday, August 5th- 10 AM to 4 PM • 4520 W. Columbia • Supermarket & Hardware • For information, call Shirley Grieve (517) 648-8861 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  42. Independent Bank presents Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert CONCERT SPONSORED BY THE MASON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY The Backwoods Band Thursday, August 9th - 6 PM masonchamber@masonchamber.org Weather Permitting This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  43. Friday, August 10th Serving 5 to 8 PM 1243 Hull Road, Mason $9 Adults, $8 Seniors, $6 Kids under 12 Call 676-3181 for more information VFW Post 7309 MEN’S AUXILLARY Beer Battered Fish Fry This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  44. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  45. Call (517) 655-1872 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  46. Mason Soccer Club www.masonsoccerclub.org masonsoccerclub200@yahoo.com CHRIS COLLIGAN CHALLENGE CUP 4 V 4 SOCCER TOURNAMENTAugust 10 and 11, 2012 - Mason Middle School The Chris Colligan Challenge Cup 4v4 Soccer Tournament is in its sixth year and is always a great family event. In addition to the tournament itself, there is a concession stand, bounce house for the younger kids, and a dunk tank that always has someone in it that deserves to get dunked. This year there might even be one of the high school coaches there for a little while so don't miss it. There is also free parking and plenty of open space for tents and tailgating though out the day.  If you need to get away for a short time Rayner Park is just around the corner and has a large playground for the younger kids as well. For all the details and a registration form see the club web page at www.masonsoccerclub.org This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  47. 3rd annual St. James Community Festival 1010 S. Lansing Street - August 10-12, 2012 Friday, August 10: 5:30 - 11 p.m. Beer Tent opens with: • Festival Fish & Chips from the Mason Knights of Columbus • Music by Ralph DeVitto Band • Kids’ Playland & Bounce House • Music by Updraft PROCEEDS GO TO: • For more information, email: festivalstjames@gmail.com This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org

  48. 3rd annual St. James Community Festival 1010 S. Lansing Street - August 10-12, 2012 Saturday, August 11:Noon to 11 p.m. • Karaoke • Kids’ Playland & Bounce House • Book Sale, Bake Sale, and Bingo • Beer Tent and Grille • Outdoor Mass • Silent & Live Auction • Hot-Air Balloons • Music by the Sea Cruisers PROCEEDS GO TO: • For more information, email: festivalstjames@gmail.com This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at www.masonchamber.org