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  • A Death in the Family

    Dear WMFVA Family, I am saddened to notify you that Liz Merriman, WMFVA Secretary and extraordinary human being, has lost her dad, Robert Strong. He passed away this morning after a fight against cancer. His battle was filled with amazing stories Liz often shared with us about his bravery and sense of humor in facing the disease that seemed to deepen their family ties. We know he will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Liz has informed us that a memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Ever Rest Funeral Home & Chapel (1783 E. Keating Ave., Muskegon). The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the service beginning at 3:00pm. Memorial contributions may be given to Wild for Books (book bus Fruitport-Community Schools) and the family. Liz, our hearts go out to you and your family.

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Coming Up

WMFVA Membership Picnic and Industry Welcome

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Millennium Park - Open Shelter A
1415 Maynard Ave SW
Walker, MI 49534-7022

Time for hot dogs, hamburgers, and condiments on the WMFVA. NOTE THURSDAY, not Wednesday night as in past events.

Bring your own brew (cans, no bottles) and whatever side dishes you want to share with your film and production compadres. Not a member? Come and find out why you want to be. Location to be announced soon. Anyone up for three-legged-races this year? Didn't think so. We're thinking of some other fun stuff - arrive playful!

Do you still cling to road maps?  If so, read on!

Directions : From U.S. 131: Exit at Wealthy Street (Exit 84A), Follow Wealthy St west to the four-way stop sign at Butterworth Drive (1.3 miles), Turn west (left) on Butterworth Dr, After mile you will pass under I-196 and the northern tip of Millennium Park will be on your left. A drive immediately on your left leads to the Kent Trails trailhead. To reach the beach and Recreation Core of the park, continue 2.2 miles on Butterworth after passing under I-196 to the four-way stop sign at Maynard Ave. Turn south (left) on Maynard and continue 0.8 miles to the Recreation Core entrance on your right.

For a map of the park and where to find shelter A, click on the link below. Text Deb at 616.885.2961 if you get lost!

Email for more information.

https://www.accesskent.com/Parks/MillenniumPark/pdfs/millennium_rec_core.pdf

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We posted a request for info about HD camera rentals, ideally from a local vendor. We got some fantastic responses to my inquiry. Thank you! We now have plenty to go on. 

—Jim Idema, Brandella Films