Today's Guests: Jenae Bronkema, Matt Currie and Kimberly Easter.


July 1, 2022

Happy Friday! The Band of Locals - Buy Local First is always live Friday mornings on SUNNY 97.3 with Steve and host Carlleen Rose. The studio was filled with our guests who were here to talk about the Celebrity Sulky Race and Angels of Action Chicken BBQ all happening during the Mecosta County Free Fair week in July!

The 2022 Fair Dates are: Monday, July 11th - Saturday, July 16th

The Celebrity Sulky Race is on Wednesday, July 13th at 6:30pm. If you want to truly enjoy the race and enjoy light appetizers, a best dressed contest and more - you can also get your tickets now for The Celebrity Sulky Race Infield Party 2022 online at: Tickets are $20. You can also purchase tickets from racers and committee members - can find on the Facebook page!

Angels of Action from July 12th - 15th from 11am-7pm at the fairgrounds will be having their Annual Chicken BBQ! Open for lunch and dinner. Proceeds benefit all Angels of Action Programs. They are always looking for volunteers to help with: grill, tickets, serving, clean up and more. If interested, please comment on their Facebook posts and/or contact Kim at 231-629-8140. They are also offering pre-sale lunches. You can select your day, timeframe for pickup and pay at:

Thank you to our guests today and for all the great work you do for our community. Everyone should enjoy fair week there's so much to do! You can find #allthingsmecostacounty including all community events on the Mecosta County Visitors Bureau's Community Events Calendar at:

Have a Happy 4th of July Weekend everyone and we'll see you next week! #bandoflocals.

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Today's Guests: David Sumpter, Dana Weeks Myers, Deb Knopf

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Today's Guest - Carlleen Rose

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Today's Guests: Rose Anne Shansky, Jesse Black and Emily Szymanski.

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Today's Guests: Kerri Waters & Officer Bill Sell.