History of Reliable Sports Store Will Be Subject of Meeting

The Holland Area Historical Society will host a program titled “God is Reliable” on Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be held in the Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall, Hope College, Holland, Michigan.

Winants Auditorium is located in Graves Hall at 263 College Avenue on the Hope College campus. The public is invited, and admission is free.

Reliable Sports store was a local landmark at the corner of River Avenue and 11th Street until 2018. Join former owner Ken Vos, as he describes his family’s ownership of the business since 1932 and how it grew from a bicycle repair shop to a thriving sports equipment enterprise
with lots of hard work and faith in God.

The Holland Area Historical Society sponsors historically themed programs, primarily concerning Holland and West Michigan, monthly except during May, July, August, and January. The programs are funded through dues paid by the society’s members. Membership is paid annually, and costs $15 for individuals, $20 for families, and $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students. The society also has rates for non-profit institutions, corporations and life memberships.