Old Town Organization Committee Meeting to Discuss Sponsors and Popcorn Tins that Raise Money for Old Town

The Old Town Organization Committee met for a regular meeting on Monday, Sep. 26 at 5 p.m. in the Old Town Commercial Association office in Old Town. The committee is volunteer based and usually meets on the third Thursday of every month to discuss various things involving the town, said Brittney Hoszkiw, the executive director.  The OTCA is a membership organization that provides services to businesses that pay dues, she said.  Hoszkiw ran the meeting. The committee discussed making a popcorn bin from the store Cravings Gourmet Popcorn, located in Old Town.  Hoszkiw said the popcorn tin was an idea from Chad Jordan, the owner of the popcorn shop, to help raise money for the Old Town Commercial Association. “The tin is a typical popcorn tin filled with Cravings popcorn and Old Town goodies,” said Hoszkiw.

Angry Birds: City Council Meeting

By Omar Powell                                                                                                                           Grand Ledge Gazette Writer

Sept. 26 the elected officials of the Grand Ledge City Council conducted their bi-weekly meeting. Covering topics on their agenda and in addition, allowing audience participation. After the room-wide reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance, Mayor Kalmin Smith called the meeting into order. Thereafter, the Council allowed for audience interaction.

ROOT Group Meets-Up to Cleanup

By Jack Crawley
Old Town Times staff writer


One of the Residents of Old Town Group’s primary activities is the community garden on Cedar Street. In fact, the garden is so important to the ROOT Group that it serves as its meeting place during warm months, which is why the meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22 was held there. The meeting was smaller than usual, probably because the date was changed. Only ROOT Group President Mike Davis Jr. and executive director of the Old Town Commercial Association Brittney Hoszkiw, attended.