Scottville Optimist Club Hosts Kids’ Carnival and Patriotic Concert to Support Hospice of Michigan

Scottville, Michigan, June 18, 2014 – The Scottville Optimist Club will sponsor a kids’ carnival and patriotic performance from the Scottville Clown Band on Tuesday, July 1.

The carnival, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Scottville Optimist Clown Band Shell, is open to the public and will include games, food and fun. Tickets are $.50 each or 12 for $5.00.

The Scottville Clown Band will perform its annual patriotic concert starting at 7 p.m. While there is no admission charge for the concert, goodwill donations will be accepted to benefit Hospice of Michigan. All proceeds will go to HOM’s Ludington office, which provides service to Scottville and surrounding areas.

The Scottville Optimist Band Shell is located in downtown Scottville and hosts a performance on Tuesday nights from now through early September, including the hometown favorites, the Scottville Clown Band. The band got its start in 1903 and performs dozens of concerts across the state each year, many in support of scholarships for the performing arts and music education.

In the event of rain, activities will be moved into the adjacent Scottville Optimist Hall. For more information, contact Deb Davis at 616.498.4550 or

About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. The non-profit cares for more than 1,400 patients each day in 56 counties across Michigan, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including At Home Support™, our advanced illness management program, community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and healthcare professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit