AUGUST 2019
SUNMONTUEWEDTHUFRISAT
       
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  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Constantine Community Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
+ MORE
2
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
+ MORE
3
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • County Closet Open
  • Blood Drive @ Hamilton Harley Davidson
  • NA You're No Alone
+ MORE
4
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • NA You're No Alone
  • Celebrate Recovery- Celebrate 1Church
  • Centreville UMC Al-Anon
+ MORE
5
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • Red Cross Blood Drive
+ MORE
6
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Colon-Leonidas Food Pantry
  • Three Rivers Food Site (Food Pantry)
+ MORE
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  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • Colon Magic Festival
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • St. Joseph County Substance Abuse Taskforce Meetin
+ MORE
8
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • Colon Magic Festival
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Constantine Community Food Pantry
+ MORE
9
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • Colon Magic Festival
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
+ MORE
10
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Colon Magic Festival
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness Class
  • County Closet Open
+ MORE
11
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Centreville MI Antique & Vintage Market
  • NA You're No Alone
  • Celebrate Recovery- Celebrate 1Church
+ MORE
12
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • Building Hope Free Store Open
+ MORE
13
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Colon-Leonidas Food Pantry
  • Three Rivers Food Site (Food Pantry)
+ MORE
14
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Our Daily Bread
  • White Pigeon Food Pantry
+ MORE
15
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Constantine Community Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
+ MORE
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  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Meet Up & Eat Up (County-Wide)
  • A Universe of Stories--Summer Reading Club
  • Strengthening Families: 5 Protective Factors Frame
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
+ MORE
17
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Constantine Back to School Fair 2019
  • Hittin fore Homes Golf Outing
  • County Closet Open
  • Pass It Forward Shop- (Athens Freestore)
+ MORE
18
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • White Pigeon Prairie U.S. Land Office
  • Food Pantry @ Christian Fellowship Center
  • NA You're No Alone
  • Celebrate Recovery- Celebrate 1Church
+ MORE
19
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • Building Hope Free Store Open
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
  • Stone Cottage Free Store (operated by UCAP)
+ MORE
20
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Roofsit 2109
  • Colon-Leonidas Food Pantry
  • Three Rivers Food Site (Food Pantry)
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
+ MORE
21
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • White Pigeon Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Morning Book Discussion Group
+ MORE
22
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Constantine Community Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Mendon Food Pantry
+ MORE
23
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Building Hope Free Store - Drop Off Donations Only
+ MORE
24
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • County Closet Open
  • Muwendo Children's Choir at Yoder's Country Market
  • Family Fun Fest
  • Moorepark Community Church Water Wars
+ MORE
25
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • NA You're No Alone
  • Celebrate Recovery- Celebrate 1Church
  • Centreville UMC Al-Anon
  • AA @George Washington Carver Center
+ MORE
26
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • Building Hope Free Store Open
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
+ MORE
27
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Colon-Leonidas Food Pantry
  • Three Rivers Food Site (Food Pantry)
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
+ MORE
28
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • White Pigeon Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Grief Support Group
+ MORE
29
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • Constantine Community Food Pantry
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Mendon Food Pantry
+ MORE
30
  • The Great Book Hunt
  • United Community Assistance Program (UCAP)
  • Colon Community Clothes Closet - Open
  • County Closet Open
  • Building Hope Free Store - Drop Off Donations Only
+ MORE
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  • The Great Book Hunt
  • County Closet Open
  • NA You're No Alone
  • 50% Off Saturday at Goodwill
  • 50% Off Saturday at Goodwill
+ MORE



    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    269-651-1907


    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    62445 Shimmel Rd.
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Stephanie Giolitto
    (269) 467-5473
    The Great Book Hunt is a community wide family event for children to have fun reading! If you find a book in your community you can read it, take it to read at home, replace it with another from your own collection! Be sure to post your pictures when you find a book so we can share in the joy of reading!

    Start:
    6:00pm
    End:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    110 S Clay St
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Diane Warnement
    (269)651-5811
    For addicts only or anyone desiring to stop using. Barrier Free.

    Start:
    6:30pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    8385 Kerr Creek Rd
    Three Rivers
    Contact:
    Jerry Solis
    (269) 718-6828

    Start:
    7:00pm
    End:
    8:30pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    305 E. Main St
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Roberta Hoehner
    (269)467-7080
    Al Anon family group meetings for those in need of assistance with substance abuse or guidance.

    Start:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    436 Jefferson
    Three Rivers
    Closed meeting intended for those who desire to stop smoking. Non smoking. Barrier Free.
    UPCOMING

    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    62249 Shimmel Rd
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Val Juergens
    (269) 467-9945
    First day of Fall Semester 2019 classes at Glen Oaks Community College -- New students need to apply prior to August 20, 2019.

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    5:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    119. S. Blackstone Ave.
    Colon
    Contact:
    Trayling & Sons (Candy or Gail)
    (269)432-3625
    Store closes for lunch form 12-1pm. Anyone is welcome. There are no income or residency restrictions. Donations of gently used, preferably seasonal, clothing in any sizes are accepted

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free/ Free Will offering
    Address:
    112 W. Main Street
    Centreville
    Contact:
    DJ Goodson
    Mon - OPEN 10-2
    Tue - OPEN 10-2
    Wed - OPEN 12-6
    Thu - OPEN 10-2
    Fri - OPEN 10-2 - only to drop off donations
    Sat - OPEN 10-2 - second Saturday of the month only
    Sun - CLOSED

    Please use back entrance of building for donations.

    Note: If Centreville Public Schools is closed for inclement weather, Building Hope Free Store will also be closed.

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    1:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    320 N. Main St.
    Three Rivers
    Contact:
    Holly Havens / Jan Michaels
    (269)244-4599
    UCAP is a 501 c 3 program. Our assistance office is located at 320 North Main, Three Rivers, MI. (use the Bennett St. entrance). We are open Mon. & Wed. from 10 - 1 and Fri. 9 - 12. If Three Rivers Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the free store will close also.

    Our agency is designed to assist people in St. Joe County who need help with basic needs. We can provide assistance with food, gas and laundry vouchers for people who qualify. We also have assistance with utilities and help with locating other resources.

    We can provide a bag of nonperishable food that can help you get through a week. We also operate the Stone Cottage Free Store. Our phone number is 269-244-4599 and our e-mail is ucap320@gmail.com.

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    1:00pm
    Cost:
    Free/ Free Will offering
    Address:
    320 N. Main St.
    Three Rivers
    Contact:
    Holly Havens / Jan Michaels
    (269) 244-4599
    Clothing and household items available. Shoppers must live in St. Joseph County or be a DASAS client.

    Shoppers are limited to two shopping visits per month.

    If Three Rivers Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the free store will close also.

    Our store is located at the corner of West St. & Bennett St. The hours are Mon, Wed. and Fri. from 10 -1.

    Our agency is designed to assist people in St. Joe County who need help with basic needs. We accept all types of clothing & footwear for all ages including outdoor wear. We also accept small kitchen supplies such as, glasses, dishes, silverware, coffee pots, can openers, pots & pans and household decorations, including tablecloths, curtains. There is also a high need for sheets, blankets and towels. We cannot accept big items, furniture or TV’s. Donations are accepted only during our open hours.

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    12:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    305 E. Main St
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Connie Heidbrink
    (269)467-8645
    Only Centreville and Nottawa residents! If Centreville Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather, we will be closed.

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    11:30am
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    62445 Shimmel Rd.
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Stephanie Giolitto
    (269)467-5473
    Children learn through play and parents are their first teachers! Dress in play clothes and be prepared to play together and meet other parents.

    Start:
    10:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free- Available to residents of St. Joe County
    Address:
    105 N. Fourth St.
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Lori Wohlers
    (269)651-4275
    Food Pantry open Mon, Wed, Fri 10am -2pm. Open to all of St. Joseph County. Bring a photo ID.

    Start:
    11:30am
    End:
    12:30pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    105 N. Fourth St.
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Lori Wohlers
    (269)651-4275
    Free lunch Monday through Thursday, 11:30am- 12:30pm

    Start:
    12:00pm
    End:
    3:00pm
    Cost:
    Free/ Free Will offering
    Address:
    105 S. Fourth St
    Burr Oak
    Contact:
    Deb Haifley
    (269)489-2985
    Recycle gently used clothes (no stains, please!) and household goods by sharing your excess and picking up for your needs at no cost. No income or residency requirements. Donations accepted ONLY during open hours. Closed if Burr Oak Schools are closed for inclement weather.

    Start:
    4:30pm
    End:
    6:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    285 White Pigeon St
    Constantine
    Free meal. Closed major holidays. If Constantine Public Schools are closed for inclement weather, the soup kitchen will be closed.

    Start:
    5:00pm
    End:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    201 North St
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Stephanie Marbaugh
    269-689-9795
    Food Pantry @ Christian Fellowship Center open 5pm-7pm Monday through Thursday. Pantry will serve ANYONE and service is not dependent on income level or town of residence.

    Start:
    5:30pm
    Address:
    Main St
    Centreville
    Contact:
    Rebecca or Melanie
    269-467-3228
    Join us as we explore strategies to enhance your recovery as you start your journey creating the life you deserve substance free. Participants will create a personal action plan for difficult emotions that lead to relapse.

    The simple, but powerful, five key concepts of WRAP include: hope, education, personal responsibility, support, and self-advocacy.

    Start:
    6:00pm
    End:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    110 S Clay St
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Diane Warnement
    (269)651-5811
    Open meeting for anyone interested in recovery from addiction, Friends and family welcome.

    Start:
    6:30pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    1420 E Chicago Rd
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Mary Oman/ Rick Oman
    Mary Oman (269)503-2567/ Rick Oman (269)-221-0369
    Helping you overcome the Hurts, Hang-ups, and Habits in your life.

    Start:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    $10
    Address:
    110 S. Clay St.
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jenifer Blouin Policelli
    (269) 503-7440

    Sturgis Historical Society invites you to embark on an evening where Titanic historian Byron Matson will regale us with stories about the ill-fated Titanic, and we will partake in some delicious treats. Matson is a master in giving presentations on the Titanic. He dresses in period clothing and even brings along a large model of the ship when he speaks. The event will take place in McKenzie Hall of St. John's Episcopal Church in Sturgis. St. John's rectory - the Helen Walton Bishop Memorial Rectory - is named in memory of a young Sturgis resident who survived the Titanic shipwreck! You can learn more about Helen's story during Matson's presentation. "Treats & Tales" will take place on Monday, August 26th, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 per person, available at the Sturgis Historical Museum.

    Start:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Closed meeting intended for those who desire to stop drinking. Non smoking

    Start:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    $10
    Address:
    110 S. Clay St.
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jenifer Blouin Policelli
    (269) 503-7440
    Sturgis Historical Society invites you to embark on an evening where Titanic historian Byron Matson will regale us with stories about the ill-fated Titanic, and we will partake in some delicious treats. Matson is a master in giving presentations on the Titanic. He dresses in period clothing and even brings along a large model of the ship when he speaks. The event will take place in McKenzie Hall of St. John's Episcopal Church in Sturgis. St. John's rectory - the Helen Walton Bishop Memorial Rectory - is named in memory of a young Sturgis resident who survived the Titanic shipwreck! You can learn more about Helen's story during Matson's presentation. "Treats & Tales" will take place on Monday, August 26th, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $10 per person, available at the Sturgis Historical Museum.

    Start:
    8:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    52652 S. Lakehead Rd.
    Mendon
    Closed meeting intended for those who desire to stop drinking.;non-smoking; BF Barrier Free

    Start:
    8:00am
    End:
    11:15am
    Cost:
    Free - for Colon and Leonidas residents only
    Address:
    132 N. Blackstone Ave.
    Colon
    Contact:
    Lena Finch
    (269) 432-3371 Colon Township Hall
    Free food pantry for Colon and Leonidas residents. New clients must fill out an application and bring a photo id and proof of address. Clients reapply every January. Delivery is available within the Colon-Leonidas area. Closed major holidays but will open the following day. Closed over Christmas and New Year's Week. If Colon Community Schools is closed for inclement weather, the pantry will close and not open the following day.

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    12:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    18 Railroad Drive (Basement Lowry’s Book Store )
    Three Rivers
    Contact:
    David Berry
    (269)273-2147
    Food pantry for residents of Three Rivers Community. Closed for major holidays and when Three Rivers Community schools is closed for inclement weather.

    Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-12noon.

    Start:
    5:30pm
    End:
    9:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    269-651-1907

    Live music with The Moon Howler Band, food truck vendors, beer and wine tent, corn hole. On Pleasant St. there will be bounce houses and photo booth sponsored by the Sturgis District Library and a few farmers market vendors. Classic Car Cruise-In at the Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce parking lot and more A perfect event to end summer with!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    11:00am
    Cost:
    $8.00
    Address:
    306 W. Chicago Road
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Sturgis Area Chamber of Commerce
    2696515758

    Yoder's 1/2 chicken, potato salad, baked beans, roll/butter, cookie; All for only $8. Free delivery for orders of 20 or more. All presales must be picked up by 2:00 pm.

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    8:00pm
    End:
    11:00pm
    Cost:
    $25 pre-show, $28 day of show. With Pre-show dinner, $35, $38 day of show.
    Address:
    201 N. Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Box Office
    (269) 651-8541

    Sturges-Young kicks off the Fall concert season with the nation's Top Bob Seger Tribute band, Lookin' Back, and we couldn't be more excited! Special Guest Phins Up will open and dinner will be available before the show as well as a full bar! Come out and enjoy the best of Bob Seger! TICKETS go on sale for LOOKIN' BACK with PHINS UP to the general public on MONDAY, JULY 22nd at Noon for $25/ $35 with pre-show dinner. Day of show $28/$38 for dinner. Seating is reserved. For those who would like tickets at the discounted rate of $22, anyone making a contribution of $50 or more to our Road to Restoration campaign kicking off the same day and running through August 10th will be able to purchase tickets at the discounted rate with proof of their tax-deductible charitable contribution! Come Join the FUN at Sturges-Young!

    Start:
    6:00pm
    End:
    9:00pm
    Cost:
    Free and Open to the Public
    Address:
    201 N. Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Event Coordinator
    (269) 651-8541

    Sturges-Young is hosting monthly Game Nights in Union B! Bring your friends! Choose from a variety of in-house games or bring your own favorite board games or cards and have a blast! Join other groups and make new friends! Game Night is free and open to all ages, the Kitchen Canteen is open for snacks and soft drinks for purchase, and there are plenty of tables for 4 or more. Come Join the Fun at Sturges-Young!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    12:00pm
    End:
    7:00pm
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    269-651-1907

    2nd Annual Sturgis BBQ Fest Saturday September 28th 12:00pm until 7:00pm with BBQ competitors competing for the best BBQ, samples for sale, food truck vendors, beer and wine tent. Corn Hole contest @ noon sponsored by the Sturgis Doyle Center. Beard contest, mechanical bull, Live College Football games of Notre Dame, Michigan & Michigan State on Tv's, pumpkin patch and pumpkin painting for kids sponsored by the Open Door Gallery and much more!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    8:00pm
    Cost:
    $15 pre-show/ $18 day of show/ $12 student
    Address:
    201 N. Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Box Office
    (269) 651-8541

    Direct from Savannah, Georgia! Rooted in the Gypsy Jazz/Gypsy Swing and Latin Swing styles, this high-energy, acoustic-based quintet of guitar, violin, stand-up bass, percussion and keyboards (including accordion) has emerged as one of the shining lights of Savannah’s burgeoning music scene. This band plays upbeat tunes from all over the world with thunderous virtuosity and relentless sense of humor. Bringing together the eclectic sounds are a motley crew of super talented musicians from Venezuela, the Great Northwest, The Heartland, Atlantic Northeast and the Coastal Empire. Tickets are $15 pre-show, $18 day of show, and $12 for students. The dining room will be open for a pre-Show dinner for an additional $10 per ticket. Menu selections to follow soon! Come Join the Fun at Sturges-Young! “Tight and vibrantly free, Velvet Caravan pours violin, acoustic guitar, upright bass, accordion, keyboard…The ensuing worldly sound is sophisticated, yet fun and organic.” - The Beaufort Gazette

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    8:00pm
    End:
    11:00pm
    Cost:
    $25 single, $45 for couples - On Sale Sept 1
    Address:
    201 N. Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Box Office
    (269) 651-8541

    Get your best ghouls and goonies together for the first annual Sturges-Young Monster Mash and Zombie Prom! Leave the kids with the sitter and dance the night away in costume to awesome tunes! Compete for fabulous prizes in the costume contest! Try Halloween themed drink specials and fantastic treats from the Boo Buffet! 21 & up. Tickets are $25 per person or $45 per couple. On sale September 1st. Prepare to have a frightfully fun Halloween Blast! Stay tuned for more info and opportunities to volunteer. Come Join the Fun at Sturges-Young!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    9:00am
    End:
    2:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    69080 S Centerville
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Jamie Allen
    5177756922

    A celebration of locally produced food and handmade items!

    Start:
    4:00pm
    End:
    8:00pm
    Address:
    130 North Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    269-651-1907


    Start:
    5:30pm
    End:
    9:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Address:
    130 North Nottawa Street
    Sturgis
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    269-651-1907


    Start:
    4:00pm
    End:
    7:00pm
    Cost:
    Free
    Contact:
    Ryan Conrod
    (269) 651-1907