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Grand Rapids Township

Cooking Demos Increase Healthy Food Sales at YMCA Veggie Van and Urban Grocery Stores

Submitted 07-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Michigan Harvest of the Month Showcases do more than provide education about how to select, store, prepare, and preserve fresh fruits and vegetables. They also help to generate a crowd and create a thriving community around healthy food.

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NPO Showcase: Kent County Free Preschool Campaign

Submitted 07-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

There are still free preschool slots available for Kent County children and families in need

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Railroad Earth breathes inspired life into Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-09-2014 under OPINION

By funneling Jerry Garcia's passion, Bob Dylan’s spoken word grizzle, Neil Young's clarity, and George Harrison’s innocence into his own songs, Railroad Earth frontman Todd Sheaffer earned his spot among the greatest rock'n'roll troubadours.

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Peter Wege - The Loss of an Environmental Hero

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

One of West Michigan's prominent environmental philanthropists and visionaries has passed on.

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NPO Showcase: Family Hope Foundation

Submitted 06-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Family Hope Foundation provides resources, fun, and funding for therapies for children with special needs in West Michigan

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Treat yourself to free music, fresh air, fun this summer

Submitted 06-26-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every weeknight all summer, there are multiple opportunities to listen to free music in the Grand Rapids area. Pack a picnic and head out to one of the many listed here.

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Becoming Fit Just Became More Fun!

Submitted 06-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

EnhanceFitness is a nationally recognized physical activity program designed for fit and frail older adults.Come join us at the Open House on July 14, 2014 to find out more!

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GVSU Student Seeks to Raise $39,000 for Kids Over Summer Break

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Megan Cloutier launches campaign to raise funds for KIDS HOPE USA, a mentoring organization with 71 programs in Kent County.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band sends local man on spiritual journey

Submitted 06-23-2014 under OPINION

Tedeschi Trucks Band, an 11 piece jam ensemble with a rich blues-gospel tone, sets the bar for incredible performances at a sold out Frederick Meijer Gardens. Highlights included covers of The Beatles and Joe Cocker .

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YMCA Farmers Market: supporting local growers, local businesses, local families

Submitted 06-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The YMCA Farmers Market continuing to educate consumers, build community and improve food access every Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the downtown YMCA.

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