Family AfFAIR takes place Saturday.

March 12, 2021

Family AfFAIR takes place Saturday.

SCOTTVILLE — This year’s Family AfFAIR will be a little different than past years. Last year, the event was one of the first major local events to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditionally the event takes place in the halls and classrooms of Mason County Central High School. This year, the event will take place on Saturday, March 13 as a drive-thru event in the parking lot of the MCC Middle School, located to the north of the high school.

This year’s theme is Kindness is Contagious, a theme that was actually chosen prior to the pandemic.

The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. still will feature a wide variety of resources families can pick up including food boxes from Feeding America.

Those who will be attending will need to enter the middle school parking lot from Johnson Road. Firefighters and police officers will be there to direct traffic. Traffic will then exit to Beryl or Maple streets.

Some of the participating agencies and businesses include:

  • Children’s Trust Fund: Mason and Oceana Counties
  • MDHHS: Mason, Oceana and Lake/Newaygo Counties
  • Mercy Health
  • Mason County Central Schools
  • Victory Early Childhood Center
  • Mason County Central Transportation
  • Mason County Central Food Service
  • Scottville Area Senior Center
  • Mason County Sheriff’s Department
  • Prayer and Praise Assembly of God
  • Scottville Police Department
  • Scottville Fire Department
  • Scottville DPW
  • West Shore Community College
  • West Shore ESD CTE Criminal Justice Class
  • West Shore ESD Transportation
  • Catholic Charities West Michigan
  • Kaines West Michigan
  • C.O.V.E
  • West Michigan Community Mental Health
  • Disability Network West Michigan
  • West Shore Community College Early Childhood Department
  • West Shore ESD Great Start Readiness Program
  • West Shore ESD Early On
  • Great Start Collaborative: Mason, Oceana and Lake
  • Mason County District Library
  • Lakeside Rehabilitation & Family Fitness
  • Mason County Promise Zone
  • Oakview Medical Care Facility
  • Covenant Christian School
  • Lakeshore Food Club
  • Feeding America – Cadillac Hub
  • Preferred Credit Union
  • Calista Maries School of Dance

See the previously recorded Scoop interview with chairs Angela Taylor of Mason County Central Schools and Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole for more information.

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