Golf tournament to benefit food pantry

A women’s professional golf tournament is returning to West Michigan.

Top tips for water safety

Summers in Michigan can be beautiful, fun filled, and for many families this includes lots of time in or near the water. 

Youth care facility hosts family Fill the Backpack event

Wedgwood Christian Services’ NextGen Board will host its inaugural event in support of at-risk youth. 

Sandal repair factory turns to making protective masks

A footwear brand is repurposing its local sandal repair factory to produce face masks and other protective equipment during the new coronavirus pandemic.

Dégagé Ministries seeks donations for annual Christmas store

A local nonprofit is planning to open its annual Christmas store to support the Grand Rapids homeless community.

Community events promote National Day of Racial Healing

Two Battle Creek organizations are hosting several community activities in recognition of the National Day of Racial Healing, Jan. 18.

Update: Statewide 911 number restored

According to a press release by City of Grand Rapids, at 4:14 p.m. on January 10, 2023, 911 services in Grand Rapids are being affected by a statewide outage.

Fundraiser to promote awareness of child abuse

A local nonprofit association is hosting a colorful fundraiser to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect.

Cities prepare to corner marijuana market

While some municipalities have opted out, others are ready for the promised gold rush.

Minority-owned holiday shopping event comes to Breton Road

A local business owner created an event giving holiday shoppers an opportunity to purchase unique gifts from a variety of West Michigan small businesses all in one place.

Rapid changes

This spring, a major development along the banks of the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids stirred plenty of excitement.

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JULY/AUGUST 2024 ISSUE