In this issue:
- A look at the history of Holt’s schools
- Holt Lions — Helping Holt see a brighter future
- Delhi Township is back to business — again!
When you first meet Doug Daigle, owner of American Flooring in Holt, it doesn’t take long to see the genuine passion he has for his job. “My goal is always to add to my customers’ lives,” Doug said. “I’m helping them make a decision about something that’s going to make their homes better and make … Continued
Over the past year, the Delhi Township Downtown Development Authority (DDA) has been hard at work preparing informational materials to help community members better understand how the DDA works and the impact it has on our businesses and community. Those materials are available to the public in a variety of digital and print formats for … Continued
Last May, the Delhi Downtown Development Authority (DDA) launched their “Back to Business” Digital Marketing Program to provide free digital marketing services to Delhi Township businesses. More than 60 businesses participated in the program, taking advantage of professional copywriting, design, and campaign management services that were customized to each business’ unique needs in this challenging … Continued
As a family-oriented community, schools have always been an important institution in Holt. The history of Holt education is filled with evidence of community investment and a shared mission of providing the best education for Holt’s youth. From the early days of one-room schoolhouses to our thriving school district today, our community and school system … Continued
While many other area farmers markets close up for the winter, the Holt Farmers Market still offers our community tasty treats and locally-made products. The team has remained vigilant about implementing measures to protect the health and safety of market-goers during the COVID-19 pandemic, including masks, social distancing, hand sanitizer and one-way customer flow. For … Continued
This January, the Holt Lions will celebrate 52 years of service to our community. Throughout decades of community-focused events, fundraisers, and charity drives, what resonates most with members like Ray Robins is how the work of Lions impacts individuals in the community. He recalled how a woman approached the Lions during their annual White Cane … Continued
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Despite the challenge of this pandemic-era summer, the Holt Farmers Market saw record attendance at their Saturday markets. Since their May 30 opening, the market has seen an estimated 9,700 customers, with an average of 607 visitors per week. While only about 50% of vendors were able to return to allow for social distancing, many … Continued
Construction on Esker Square — the $12 million mixed-use development that will house apartments, retail, and office space — is set to begin construction this coming spring. “We are looking forward to getting everything going again,” said Scott Gillespie, owner of The Gillespie Company, the company constructing Esker Square. Progress was halted this past spring … Continued