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The City of Ionia is celebrating its 150th anniversary of becoming a municipality on October 6-8. Friends, family, and visitors are invited to the official commemorative ceremony on Saturday, October 7th at 11:00 AM at City Hall, 114 N. Kidd Street. The special occasion will be celebrated through multiple special events over the course of the weekend. See the brochure and other supporting documentation below for more information.
The Ionia Harvest Market (formerly Ionia Farmers’ Market) starting Saturday, July 1st from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM will be located on the corner of M-66 and Steele Street in the grassy area in front of Michigan One Credit Union. Fresh fruits, vegetables, maple syrup, honey, bedding plants, crafts and so much more are welcome. Vendors may register for a seasonal or daily pass. Project Fresh, Senior Project Fresh, WIC, Bridge, and SNAP programs are welcome. Join us for a visit or as a vendor beginning each Saturday from July through October 7th. For more information, contact Market Director Elisabeth Haight by email at email@example.com.
Visit the Ionia Harvest Market Facebook page for the latest information and updates.
Download a File:
Ionia Harvest Market Application 2023 (PDF)
The United Way’s VITA volunteer recruitment for the 2022 tax season is currently underway!
The United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a no-cost, income tax service provided to households that make less than $60,000 annually. We rely on a wonderful group of volunteers to offer this program, all of whom we train for an IRS certification in tax preparation, so no prior skills are necessary beyond basic computer skills and an interest to learn. VITA Volunteers have the chance to connect with and help their neighbors by giving them access to financial resources and educating them about taxes so they can make informed decisions. Our team of volunteers is supported by full-time staff and seasoned volunteers. VITA volunteers find bringing financial stability to their communities a rewarding and fulfilling experience. If you are interested in helping your community, please visit https://www.liveunitedm-i.org/volunteer.
To schedule your free tax preparation appointment, please call 2-1-1.
For questions regarding the Home Heating Credit, Homestead Property Tax Credit, and Earned Income Credit, please call the United Way Montcalm-Ionia Counties at 616-794-9840.
Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County is now accepting donations!
Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County has set up a donation tent behind the ReStore for donation drop offs. Feel free to leave Habitat acceptable donations under the tent at any time.
Items will be processed and sanitized prior to being brought into the ReStore.
If you are in need of a donation receipt or have general questions regarding donations, please contact the ReStore at 616-841-9202 or firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will get back with you.
Accepted: Gently used or new home improvement items, building materials, appliances, furniture, cabinets, doors, hardware, light fixtures, plumbing, roofing supplies, sinks, tools, windows, etc.
Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County looks forward to scheduling donation pick ups again soon. If you would like to get on the list for a donation pick up once they are fully operational, please contact the ReStore. Stacy A. Moore, B.S. Executive
Director, Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County
Phone - 616-523-6899 Fax - 616-523-6611
115 S. Depot St., Ionia MI 48846
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