02-Aug-2012

World-Famous Clown Band Coming to Crystal

THOMPSONVILLE, MICH – The Scottville Clown Band has been entertaining audiences for more than 100 years. On Friday, August 10, they’ll be bringing their big shoes, their colorful costumes, and their music to the Kinlochen Plaza at Crystal Mountain.

And they’ll be playing for a good cause: Mrs. Mullen’s Closet.

Dyanne Mullen was a grade school principal in Oceana County. Every year, Mrs. Mullen collected clothing for the kids in her school. She wanted to be sure none of her kids were without clean, warm clothes. She frequently bought these clothes with her own money. Dyanne passed away in 2010, but her generous spirit has since spread to other schools in northern Michigan.

The goal of this fundraiser is to raise $5,000 to help keep kids in Benzie County warm this winter and clothed all year long. It’s a free concert for everyone with a chance for you to win a $1,000 Crystal Mountain gift certificate.

Help make sure kids have clean, warm clothes to wear, and experience this world-famous clown band while you’re at it. The Scottville Clown Band will be performing from 6 until 8 Friday night, in the plaza behind Kinlochen at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville.

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort with one of Golf Magazine’s Top 25 Golf Schools in America, Spa Magazine’s Best Midwest Spas three years running, named among the inaugural Detroit Free Press 16 Green Leaders in Michigan and recognized as one of Conde Nast Travelers 50 Best Places to Ski and Stay in North America (2011) . Located in northwest lower-Michigan, a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes, the resort features downhill and cross-country skiing, Michigan Legacy Art Park, golf, alpine slide, water playground, lodging, dining, countless year-round outdoor activities and kids programs, an IACC-approved conference center, weddings, real estate and Crystal Spa.

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