Ox Roast and Homecoming

Join us Labor Day Weekend for the Ox Roast and Homecoming Festival !!

Held in our picturesque Village Park, Lawrence’s signature annual event is fun for the whole family. All weekend there will be: various booths to explore, food vendors, Lawrence Lions Club  Beer Tent, The Carnival, kids free train rides, kids games, and music performances at the Pavilion.  Fun for all ages this Labor Day in Lawrence…See you there!

Saturday: At 8 am The Watermelon Run (5k/10k/15kWalk&Run) will start at The VBISD Conference Center as well as a Pancake Breakfast at the Fire Station. If you’re in the mood to shop, check out what local farmers and artisans have to offer this fall and enjoy the freshest produce at the Farmers’ Market in the park, held on Saturday till 1:0opm.   There is also our Classic Car Show along with the 4th year of the Truck N Shine which takes place this year at Bert Goens Learning Center. The 3 v 3 Basketball Tournament will take place on the basketball courts. In the pavilion live bands will perform in the Pavilion.  Later in the night there is a DJ Dance at the pavilion, along with the Lawrence Lions Club Beer Tent. The evening also caps off with the Truck Parade.

Sunday: There is a non denomination church service in the park, with kids Pedal Pull event in the afternoon. Music again at the Pavilion.

Monday: The Labor Day Parade at 11:00am followed up with Pavilion music by The High Steppin Playboys, followed up by Summer Reunion Band. The Duck Race in the afternoon and raffle.


Interested in entering our Labor Day Parade? Ox Roast parade app

Interested in  Becoming a Member of the Ox Roast ? Ox Roast members are vital to elect our Trustees (committee members) and Board (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer).   See the following Ox Roast membership application   registration form .   Meetings are at 6pm at the Village Hall on the 3rd Thursday of the month, and every Thursday in August. 

Elections are held at the October meeting.

President Oct 2017- Oct 2019 – – Phil Glennie

Vice President Oct 2018-Oct 2020 – – Dan Hossler

Secretary Oct 2017-Oct 2019 – – Sally Norg

Treasurer March 2019-Oct 2019 – – open

Trustees : Fern Conklin, Vernon Crippen, David Lamp, Katie Newton, Mary Utter

Members : Delores Crippen, Dan Faulkner, Chris Fearnow, Andrew Muday, Mary Muday, Melissa Skowronski, Thad Skowronski

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SALE OF VEHICLE BY SEALED BID

The Village of Lawrence is selling the following vehicle through sealed bid: 2001 GMC 2500 2- wheel drive, regular cab. Vehicle can be viewed by appointment at the Village office 269-674-8161. Sealed bids are to be delivered to 157 N Paw Paw St by 4:00 PM on 3/3/20. The Village of Lawrence reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
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SALE OF VEHICLE BY SEALED BID

The Village of Lawrence is selling the following vehicle through sealed bid: 2001 GMC 2500 2- wheel drive, regular cab. Vehicle can be viewed by appointment at the Village office 269-674-8161. Sealed bids are to be delivered to 157 N Paw Paw St by 4:00 PM on 3/3/20. The Village of Lawrence reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

MEETINGS NOTICE

Village of Lawrence Committee Meetings Posting
(Unless indicated otherwise, all meetings are held at the Village Hall)

Regular Meetings This Month

Administration Committee (3rd Tuesday)
Tuesday, February 18th at 5:00pm

Community Development Committee (1st Thursday) Thursday, March 5th, 6:00pm

DDA (4th Wednesday)
Wednesday, February 26th, 6:30 pm

LDFA (4th Wednesday - Quarterly)
Wednesday, February 26th, 6:00pm

Joint Parks & Rec Committee Meeting at Lawrence Township Hall
Sunday, February 16th, 7:00pm

Ox Roast Committee
Thursday, February 20th, 6:00pm

Personnel Committee (4th Monday)
Monday, February 24th, 6:00pm

Planning Commission (4th Monday)
Monday, February 24th, 7:00pm

Public Service Meeting (1st Wednesday)
Wednesday, March 4th, 6:00pm

Regular Council Meeting (2nd Tuesday)
Tuesday, March 10th, 7:00pm

Special Meeting: Personnel
Thursday, February 13th, 6:30pm

Special Meeting: Council
Tuesday, February 25th, 6:00pm

If you are experiencing a water or sewer emergency outside of normal Village business hours, please contact
the Department of Public Works at 269-312-4040.
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NOTICE
Special Meeting
for the Village of Lawrence
to be held on Thursday, February 13, 2020at 6:00 PM
for a Community Development Block Grant Infrastructure and Resiliency Application (Michigan Economic Development Corporation)
Allows citizens an opportunity to examine and submit comments on proposed application and community development for James Street lift station, School lift station and communication updates for water system.

Posted 2/7/2020
Lucinda R Nower
Clerk
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