What's Happening: 12/22/12

8:50 AM, Dec 22, 2012   |    comments
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(WZZM)-  Rockford Brewing Company is open for business.

Try one of the six personal brews, like the Carriage House Ale or the Rogue River Brown.

Regular hours start up after Christmas, but you can grab a quick sample (or two or three) Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Rockford Brewing Company is located at 12 E. Bridge Street in Rockford. Check out the website for more information.

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It's the Toys for Tots distribution day. Hundreds of families across West Michigan will be selecting Christmas gifts at distribution centers.

Toys for Tots organizers have spent months preparing for this day.

Some of the WZZM crew will be the distribution centers, and we will have more coverage for you on air and online.

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And Grand Rapids Public Schools is hosting a basketball tournament fundraiser this weekend and next.

Boys teams from the west side of the state will battle team traveling from the east side on Saturday at Creston High School. Girls will do the same next Saturday, December 29th at Ottawa Hills High School.

Match-ups start at noon with Allen Park versus G.R. Union. At 2 p.m. watch Detroit Martin Luther King take on Muskegon. At 4 p.m. watch Orchard Lake St. Mary battle G.R. Creston. At 6 p.m. watch Detroit Loyola take on Rockford. And at 8 p.m. Flint Beecher will hit the hardwood against Ottawa Hills.

Match-ups for the ladies start at 2 p.m. (next Saturday). These include G.R. Creston versus Clio. At 4 p.m. Lee will play Bay City Central. And at 6 p.m. Ottawa Hills will play G.R. Union.

Tickets are available on site. You will pay $10 for the boys tournament and $7 for the girls tournament.

All proceeds go to help GRPS eliminate the "pay-to-play" system in schools' athletic programs.   

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