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

3 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 Commission Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. Historic District Commission Monday, August 27, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

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

5 Please note: The Mason Code (Sec ) 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. TRASH CONTAINERS SPECIAL REMINDER City of Mason

6 YARDWASTE MAY BE PLACED CURBSIDE OPPOSITE SIDE OF DRIVEWAY FROM REGULAR TRASH 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. SPECIAL REMINDER Yard Waste (Compost) Collection on Fridays City of Mason

7 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 City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 For further election information, please contact the City Clerks Office at (517)

8 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 $ nonrefundable fee may be filed in lieu of a petition) with the City Clerks office. City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 For further election information, please contact the City Clerks Office at (517)

9 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. City of Mason Primary Election Tuesday, August 7, 2012 For further election information, please contact the City Clerks Office at (517)

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11 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! City of Mason

12 Mason Community Announcements on Channel 21 Please PowerPoint slide or details in writing (25 words or less is best) to our City volunteer at: o Provide information at least three weeks prior to the event City of Mason

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14 Address: 131 East Maple Street – Mason Phone: Website: 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.

15 at: or contact at: 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

16 Mason Assembly of God 425 E. South Street in Mason (517) Church Service Time is Sunday Morning at 10:00

17 1938 Eden Road – (517)

18 Summer Day Camp Experience For Kids 9 AM - 3 PM at Mason First Church of the Nazarenes new facility: The ROC at 1706 W. Dansville Road on the east side of Mason August 6 – 10 is for kids going into 3 rd and 4 th grade August 13 – 17 is for kids going into 5 th and 6 th 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 On Wednesday evenings August 8 & 15 from PM there will be a mini-camp for kids preK – going into 2 nd grade. Cost is $10. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

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

20 AURELIUSBAPTISTCHURCH 4419 W. Barnes Road (near Aurelius Road) Mason, MI (517) :45 AM Sunday Worship Service All are welcome!

21 All Saints Lutheran Church 720 W. South Street in Mason Traditional Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sunday Church School 9:45 a.m. Pastor Matt Titus Traditional Sunday Worship 8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Sunday Church School 9:45 a.m. Pastor Matt Titus Worship Times September through May Worship Times September through May

22 Fellowship Bible Church Fellowship Bible Church 1030 W. South Street, Mason (517) Service Sunday is 10:00 a.m. All are welcome! All are welcome! 1030 W. South Street, Mason (517) Service Sunday is 10:00 a.m. All are welcome! All are welcome!

23 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

24 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) or Ingham County Genealogical Society

25 Mason Area Historical Museum 200 E. Oak Street Tuesdays & Thursdays p.m. Saturdays p.m. Group Tours: E. Oak Street Tuesdays & Thursdays p.m. Saturdays p.m. Group Tours:

26 Mason Area Historical Society On Monday, August 6 th 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 Masons 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

27 Mason Area Historical Society On Monday, September 10 th 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! On Monday, September 10 th 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

28 Tri-County Office on Aging MEALS ON WHEELS Tasha Stetler, Coordinator Rural Ingham County Call to participate or volunteer! We have an immediate need for volunteers!

29 The Mason Orchestral Societys Mason Symphony and Mason Philharmonic The Mason Orchestral Societys Mason Symphony and Mason Philharmonic are looking for musicians of all ages! for more information, go to: are looking for musicians of all ages! for more information, go to:

30 Mason Downtown Development Authority Facade Grants available! Contact the Mason DDA at

31 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 (517)

32 Automatic Debit is Available for tax and water bill payments For more information contact: City Hall at Or check our website

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

34 I WANT YOU to spend more of your money right here ! 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. Its good for our community and good for our future. 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. Its good for our community and good for our future. Mason Area Chamber of Commerce

35 Independent Bank presents 2012 Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concerts Mason, Michigan - Hometown U.S.A. MARK YOUR CALENDAR: August 9, August 23, and September all concerts start at 6 PM Dont Make Dinner! Buy it from the Mason Optimists Fundraiser Tent or a great downtown restaurant ! All Concerts Weather Permitting This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

36 This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

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

38 BINGO! Every Sunday at the VFW Post 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 Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

39 Check This The Mason Library Check This The Mason Library Ages 6 & Up Thursdays, Twice Monthly PM Call for dates and details

40 Bring em to Ingham! 158 th 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 PARKING Daily 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

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

42 Mason Pizza Day Wednesday, August 1 st BUY A PIZZA AT ANY OF THE FOLLOWING: Little Caesar's 227 N. Cedar St Courthouse Pub 160 W. Maple Pizano's 302 S. Cedar City Limits 810 N. Cedar Darbs Tavern 117 Cedar Westside Deli 204 N. Cedar Participating Pizzerias will donate $1.00 per pizza to the Mason Public Schools Foundation This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

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

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

45 Friday, August 10 th Serving 5 to 8 PM 1243 Hull Road, Mason $9 Adults, $8 Seniors, $6 Kids under 12 Call for more information Friday, August 10 th Serving 5 to 8 PM 1243 Hull Road, Mason $9 Adults, $8 Seniors, $6 Kids under 12 Call for more information VFW Post 7309 MENS AUXILLARY Beer Battered Fish Fry This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

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47 This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at Call (517)

48 CHRIS COLLIGAN CHALLENGE CUP 4 V 4 SOCCER TOURNAMENT August 10 and 11, 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 Mason Soccer Club This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

49 3 rd annual St. James Community Festival 1010 S. Lansing Street - August 10-12, 2012 Friday, August 10: 5: 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 For more information, PROCEEDS GO TO:

50 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at 3 rd 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 For more information, PROCEEDS GO TO:

51 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at 3 rd annual St. James Community Festival 1010 S. Lansing Street - August 10-12, 2012 Sunday, August 12: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Camino of St. James 8K / 5K & Fun Runs Pancake Breakfast Kids Playland & Bounce House Book & Bake Sale For more information, PROCEEDS GO TO:

52 3 nd Annual Stepping for Stone Walk for the Cure Saturday, August 11 th A 12 MILE WALK FROM FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH IN LANSING TO THE INGHAM COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN MASON TO FULFILL THE VISION OF THE LATE REV. LESTER D. STONE 7:30 AM - Friendship Baptist Church, 8:30 AM - Cedar & Jolly, 9:00 AM - Cedar & Willoughby, 9:40 AM – Edru on Cedar, 12:20 PM – Spartan Speedway, 1:00 PM – Ingham County Courthouse Rally All donations will go to the American Cancer Society Contact Diana Flourry at (517) or Sylvia Hatcher at (517) to register This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

53 8K Run/5K Walk in Mason Come run with St. James! The Run/Walk starts at 8 AM on Sunday, August 12 th followed by a pancake breakfast. Race proceeds benefit St. Vincent Catholic Charities. For more information and for Run/Walk registration forms visit:

54 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

55 Find on: Facebook, YouTube and Yahoogroups.com Find on: Facebook, YouTube and Yahoogroups.com Just search for "mmugs" Just search for "mmugs" MMUGS Mid-Michigan Ukulele Group Strum Meets monthly at Bestsellers Books & Coffee, Ukulele Group Strum Meets monthly at Bestsellers Books & Coffee, 360 W. Jefferson Street in downtown Mason, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Bring your ukulele and a music stand, or just stop in and sing along! MMUGS music and loaner ukulele's are available at the strum. Here some upcoming Saturday strum dates: August 18 – Theme of Pistol Packin Mamas, September 15 – Down Home Days: join us for a strum under a canopy in the street, October 27, November 17, December 15 – Christmas Strum. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

56 Fundraising Event on Saturday, August 18 th at the ROC! 1706 W. Dansville Road, on the east side of Mason. Family activities start at Noon: food, games, inflatable obstacle course, meet our therapy horses! Four Bands at 2 PM. $5 per person/$15 per family. Questions? Call Bonnie DePue at

57 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

58 Independent Bank presents Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert Twilight Memories Thursday, August 23 rd - 6 PM Concert sponsored by Information: Dart Container Corporation masonchamber.org Independent Bank presents Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert Twilight Memories Thursday, August 23 rd - 6 PM Concert sponsored by Information: Dart Container Corporation masonchamber.org Weather Permitting This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

59 Masons Salute to Summer! Masons Salute to Summer! DOWNTOWN MASON HOMETOWN U.S.A. DOWNTOWN MASON HOMETOWN U.S.A. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at Street Dance Friday evening, August 24 th Great Music all Saturday afternoon and evening, August 25 th THREE SAT. STAGES, KIDS AREA, VENDORS, FOOD & FUN HOSTED BY THE CITY OF MASON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY Street Dance Friday evening, August 24 th Great Music all Saturday afternoon and evening, August 25 th THREE SAT. STAGES, KIDS AREA, VENDORS, FOOD & FUN HOSTED BY THE CITY OF MASON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

60 This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at Friday Night August 24: Full House BandFull House Band Saturday Afternoon & Saturday Afternoon & Saturday Night, August 25: Saturday Night, August 25: ShowdownShowdown Backwoods BandBackwoods Band Orchestra RitmoOrchestra Ritmo Freddie Cunningham &Freddie Cunningham & The Root Doctor Band The Root Doctor Band Squid BandSquid Band Avon BombAvon Bomb Stringtown TrioStringtown Trio Rock CanyonRock Canyon Masons Salute to Summer! THREE SAT. STAGES, KIDS AREA, VENDORS, FOOD & FUN - HOSTED BY THE CITY OF MASON DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

61 Saturday, August 25 th Serving 5 to 8 PM 1243 Hull Road, Mason $11 per person Call for more information Saturday, August 25 th Serving 5 to 8 PM 1243 Hull Road, Mason $11 per person Call for more information VFW Post 7309 NY Strip Steak Fry Menu includes: steak, baked potato, texas toast, vegetable, and dessert.. This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

62 Thursday, August 30 th Good Morning, Mason ! News and Networking 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building 700 E. Ash Street Admission $5 members $7 nonmembers includes continental breakfast Sponsored by Dart Bank Thursday, August 30 th Good Morning, Mason ! News and Networking 7:15 to 8:15 a.m. Ingham County Fairgrounds Community Building 700 E. Ash Street Admission $5 members $7 nonmembers includes continental breakfast Sponsored by Dart Bank This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

63 Independent Bank presents Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert Weather Permitting Mason High School Band and Mason High School Cheer Squad Thursday, September 13 th - 6 PM Independent Bank presents Thursday Night Live! Courthouse Concert Weather Permitting Mason High School Band and Mason High School Cheer Squad Thursday, September 13 th - 6 PM CONCERT SPONSORED BY CP FEDERAL CREDIT UNION CONCERT SPONSORED BY CP FEDERAL CREDIT UNION This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

64 39 th Annual Courthouse Show Saturday, September 15 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Information: (517) Saturday, September 15 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Information: (517) This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

65 BINGO! Every Sunday at the VFW Post Hull Road, south of Mason NEW HOURS START SEPTEMBER 23 RD Doors Open 4:30 PM Sales 4:45 PM, Food/Beverages 5 PM Early 6:30 PM, Regular Bingo 7 PM Proceeds go to support the projects of the VFW This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at

66 11 th Annual MACC Raffle Drawing Thursday, October 11, 2012 Free party for ticketholders starts at 5 PM with snacks, soft drinks and cash bar. Top Prize Drawings at 8 PM at Bestsellers Extra, 356 N. Jefferson Street in downtown Mason. Get tickets at the Chamber office: 148 E. Ash Street - M-F 9-3. Call (517) or see details at The Mason Area Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Raffle & Drawing Party is a licensed event ML#R17440 with net proceeds going to the Hometown USA programs, especially for Christmas decorations on North Cedar Street. Only 2000 tickets available at $20 each. * If at least 1500 Tickets are sold, 50/50, $3,000 minimum. Winners responsible for all taxes and withholding The Mason Area Chamber of Commerce's 2012 Raffle & Drawing Party is a licensed event ML#R17440 with net proceeds going to the Hometown USA programs, especially for Christmas decorations on North Cedar Street. Only 2000 tickets available at $20 each. * If at least 1500 Tickets are sold, 50/50, $3,000 minimum. Winners responsible for all taxes and withholding MACC Raffle 11 th Annual This information appears on Channel 21 of the Broadstripe cable system in Mason and at This information appears on Channel 21 of the cable system in Mason and at presents the WIN UP TO $15,000 CASH FOR JUST $20*


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