Holt Hometown Festival expands and delights

The Holt Hometown Festival committee promised that this year’s festival would look very different from years past, while maintaining the traditional favorite activities. It appears they succeeded. Positive feedback abounds from the “biggest and best festival yet.” Among the highlights: a walking tour of the old school house and “four corners;”expanded kids’ activities, from a … Continued

Bigger, better and faster

Speedway re-opens after major renovation

The Jolly Road Speedway is back in action and going gangbusters after what can only be called a complete renovation. “They knocked it to the ground and started over,” said Tracy L.C. Miller, director of community development for Delhi Township. Speedway began construction at the Jolly Road site on March 31 of this year and … Continued

Techno Mia Salon moves to Holt

In a way, Mia Roberson has come full-circle. “I started my career in Holt right out of beauty school,” she said. A graduate of the Douglas J Academy, Mia has operated her own salon on Cedar Street in Lansing for the past 15 years. Now, she’s moved farther south on Cedar—and back to Holt. The … Continued

Whispering Pines

A great place to call home

You know it’s a desirable apartment community when it has a waiting list. “We’re always full,” says Lindsey DeForest, manager of the 104- unit Whispering Pines property. “We pride ourselves on being a great place to call home.” It seems the residents find it so. The average length of tenancy at Whispering Pines is four … Continued

Great Lakes Pediatric Associates

Caring for children from birth through adolescence

Each week, several newborns “join the family” at Great Lakes Pediatric Associates. From well- child care, immunizations and sports physicals to treating chronic or complex health issues, the practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality primary health care to patients from birth through age 18. Physician Leslie Reynolds, M.D. (above right), is a graduate … Continued

Dispose of prescription drugs properly, help prevent abuse

Police stations have drop-off boxes for expired and unwanted prescription medicines: Did you know there are drop-off boxes at local police stations for expired and unwanted prescription medications? There’s one at the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office complex in Mason, one in the lobby of the Delhi Township substation, and one at the Mason Police Department. … Continued

Caterpillar Corner Learning Center

Quality childcare, educational enrichment and support

Doris Roberson, co-owner of Caterpillar Corner Learning Center, inherited a family passion for education. “Education starts early,” she says. “My mother would say it starts in the womb.” Her business partner and co-owner, Santrece Roberts, shares that passion. And both bring extensive experience in working with and caring for kids. Doris is a 25-year veteran … Continued

“Pumpkin Town” and Halloween decorating

What: Pumpkin Town and Halloween decorating When: Pumpkins will be placed around town in October. Decorations are encouraged beginning Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Summary: Residents and businesses are encouraged to show their Halloween spirit by helping to transform Holt into a “pumpkin town” by decorating their lawns, storefronts and homes. Details: To help set … Continued

Glow Green! (Or Blue!)

Weekend of the MSU v. U of M football game: October 16, 17 & 18

Nothing brings out the colors like the MSU-UM football showdown. On rivalry weekend, let’s make Holt GLOW GREEN! Township residents and businesses are encouraged to show their colors by placing a green (or blue, if they must!) light bulb in their porch light, front window or other outdoor lamp. Bulbs should be lighted beginning on … Continued