Today is National Freedom Day, which commemorates President Lincoln's signing of the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Feb. 1, 1865, and marks the beginning of Black History Month.
The WYCE Bubble Bash, a festive holiday celebration featuring sparkling wine from around the world, takes place this evening, Dec. 22, 5-9 p.m. at The B.O.B.
Homebound troops flying into West Michigan to celebrate Thanksgiving will be welcomed with a fanfare, of sorts, today at Ford International Airport.
A local organization is celebrating West Michigan “poderosas” during its annual fundraiser.
A summer camp aimed at fostering business acumen and potential for high school girls was held last month at Calvin University.
Community college professors and alumni are being featured in a poetry anthology, the proceeds of which will be donated to the International Rescue Committee.
The Amway River Bank Run will host its 45th annual race this weekend.
Muskegon Pride Center is partnering to host the city’s first Pride Festival next month.
A nonprofit hospice care provider is expanding its services through a new creative program.
A local nonprofit will provide $20,000 worth of free teaching supplies in honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week
Kentwood will host its annual Community Cleanup Day to help residents “spring clean” their homes and yards.
The public is invited to help observe Earth Day tomorrow with a river cleanup, popup market, food trucks and live music.
A dog treat business staffed by people with disabilities will open a physical storefront this summer.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recently launched “Rehabilitationships,” a new podcast exploring the intersections of rehabilitation and human relationships.
The Diatribe will continue The 49507 Project for the second consecutive year with new artists and murals.
Following a communitywide effort to honor a civil rights leader, the East Grand Rapids City Commission approved renaming Franklin Street SE to Martin Luther King Jr. Street.
Kentwood rescheduled its Unity Walk to honor Martin Luther King Jr. after postponing the January event due to frigid temperatures.
The city of Kentwood plans to host its fifth annual Valentine’s Dash 5K to benefit Little Free Pantry.
The Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore have started selling their famous cookies after the January launch of “cookie season.”
Four Grand Rapids organizations have partnered to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations to residents on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 17, to increase the vaccination rate among African Americans in the community and build further awareness about the positive impact of the vaccine.
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