On June 30, Meridian Township will be holding its second annual food truck rally at the Meridian Township Municipal Complex. The food truck rally consists of a variety of activities, including live music, food, drinks, and family activities. Last year, the event included over 50 different types of food trucks from all over the state of Michigan. Last year’s inaugural food truck rally took place during the 175th anniversary of Meridian Township. From fireworks to endless food, the rally will provide different tastes from all over the state.
On March 20, the Meridian Township Board along with citizens of the township gathered for the township’s board meeting. New police officers were sworn in and road funding were just a couple of topics covered in the meeting. There was also the honoring of LuAnn Maisner, a long-time park supervisor for the township. Maisner was given the Commitment to Excellence Award and there was much praise from her peers and people in the county. Maisner attended and graduated from Grand Valley State University.
The Kiwanis Club of Haslett-Okemos held a dedication of a remodeled community room in the Haslett Library. The Kiwanis Club is a nonprofit organization that creates and works on projects in their communities. The Community Room was created to provide space for classes, groups, projects, and other activities. The event took place from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 29 and provided food and beverages for the guests. Short remarks were made by the special guests at 7 p.m. Those guests included former superintendent of Haslett Schools Mike Duda, Kiwanis Michigan District Governor Marian O’Higgins and former Meridian Township Manager Jerry Richards.