C-SNIP offers tips to ensure holiday safety for pets

A Kentwood-based nonprofit pet clinic is providing pet owners tips to ensure everyone enjoys the holidays.

Wedgwood’s Employment Training Program launches Etsy shop

A social services nonprofit that serves youths launched an online shop through which the products teens make in its Employment Training Program can be purchased.
Photo courtesy of Seva Yoga

Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors with These Hot Summer Classes

Summer is approaching, and so are many chances to soak up the beauty of the Grand Rapids area with these outdoor yoga classes.

GVSU students launch sustainable clothing brand

Two Grand Valley State University students are launching a company selling recycled and sustainable apparel that benefits the Great Lakes.

Nonprofit looks to raise awareness for partner violence

Danzell James, founder and president of nonprofit Aniya, is raising awareness of intimate partner violence through an inaugural A.N.I.Y.A. (A New Inspiring Young Artist) event campaign that started last week.

Report: Grand Rapids among top cities for young homeowners

Young residents in Grand Rapids have a higher share of homeownership than most other cities in the U.S., according to a recent report.
MVP Sports Clubs hosts fundraiser for Children's Healing Center

Workout for a Cause

You don’t need a little black dress or a tie for the second annual Movers & Shakers fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Healing Center. Instead, you need a pair of tennis shoes and your favorite workout gear.

Uptown GR to add new murals, art installations

Uptown Grand Rapids Inc. will continue its initiative to support local artists by adding new installations and murals to the buildings of businesses this month.

Sale of vintage-inspired posters to benefit food nonprofit

A bevy of locally printed posters will salute everyday heroes while benefiting a struggling food charity.

DIY studio offering to-go craft kits

A local do-it-yourself studio is offering craft kits people can take home and work on during this time of social distancing.
MODRN GR owner Katie Lyons-Church.

MODRN GR Furnishes Fulton Square

With the school year just around the corner, you might be feeling like it's time to redecorate to prepare for more time spent inside. Spend the rest of this summer giving your home a makeover with the help of MODRN GR.

Binder Park Zoo welcomes baby monkey

A black and white colobus monkey was born Oct. 31 at the Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek.
indoor cycling spinning class female riders

Indoor cycling studio plans opening

A new indoor cycling studio is coming to Grand Rapids.

Indoor farm rebrands

A local technology-enabled indoor farm unveiled its new brand.

Survey shows 27% of Michigan residents experienced low self-esteem during pandemic

Results from a March survey by AdCare Treatment Centers show that 27% of Michiganders have suffered from low self-esteem during the pandemic.

Gazelle Sports to host community events

A Michigan-based sporting goods store has two community events planned this month.

Making moves

Thanks to the current health crisis, more people seem to be evaluating their careers and doing a lot of introspection right now.

Doting dots

Spruce up your wardrobe with this classic pattern.

Michigan Titanium triathlon canceled for 2020

The 2020 Michigan Titanium triathlon race was canceled because of the increase in COVID-19 cases in Kent County.
EmbodyGR offers a free yoga class Wednesdays at Fountain Street Church.

EmbodyGR Makes Yoga Accessible to All

Dana Christian Lee, founder and director of EmbodyGR, a non-profit organization that offers free yoga and meditation for the underserved, was awarded the "I Have Made a Difference" award in the health category from WGVU Public Media this January.




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