An upcoming arena closure will displace Grand Rapids’ local basketball team.
Students from the Hope College Center for Leadership are partnering with a pair of experts to help Downtown Holland with its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
A local women-owned nonprofit that rescues cats now has a physical location to help meet more needs.
Founders Brewing Co. is inviting customers to a daylong event with drinks, music, a silent auction and a raffle to raise money for Ukrainian refugees.
A local nonprofit association is hosting a colorful fundraiser to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect.
A women’s professional golf tournament is returning to West Michigan.
A couple with Grand Rapids roots will host a pair of presale pierogi drives and donate 10% of the proceeds to support Ukrainian refugees.
People who know Jessica Anne Bratt describe her as something of a library wunderkind — a 34-year-old who was promoted last year to become the Grand Rapids Public Library’s first Black assistant director.
The Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) Foundation created a new, full-ride scholarship.
The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club will host six book discussions in February and March.
Opera Grand Rapids will perform and host events that highlight racial injustice in the legal system.
Two Michigan cannabis companies are partnering with a school to create a social equity scholarship program for 20-plus adults in the cannabis industry.
The Grand Rapids Mayor’s Youth Council partnered with the Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) to collect new coats to help young adults in underserved communities stay warm.
Holland nonprofit Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence, will host an event to bring awareness to teen dating violence.
A West Michigan nonprofit extended its services to survivors of human trafficking.
Two Battle Creek organizations are hosting several community activities in recognition of the National Day of Racial Healing, Jan. 18.
Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School is hosting a virtual discussion panel in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Mel Trotter Ministries (MTM) is seeing an increased need to support the cold, hungry and homeless, as West Michigan experiences ongoing winter conditions.
Chow Hound Pet Supplies is inviting pet parents to bring in extra boxes from out-of-town pet suppliers as part of a new program to benefit local rescue animals as they wait for their forever home.
A study analyzing Midwest census data found many Midwest cities and surrounding areas gained much of their annual population from nearby metros.