Hundreds of volunteers serve local veterans during Operation United

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, May 17, more than 300 volunteers came together for one purpose: to serve local veterans. Heart of West Michigan United Way recruited 318 volunteers for Operation United, a day of outdoor landscaping, repair projects, and construction at...

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Urban Roots to host open house

by (Urban Roots)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NEWS

Drive through nearly any major metropolitan city in 2015, and you will quickly discover abounding hints of urban agriculture sweeping across the concrete jungle. Hoophouses, beehives, edible landscapes, urban orchards and rooftop gardens are...

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Our city's landscaping: does it have an effect on how we behave toward each other?

by (Annie)

Submitted 04-07-2014 under OPINION

Do you think our environment has an impact on how we treat each other? Look around our city from corner to corner. Look at the landscaping, structures, and the people who occupy them. Do you notice if the people seem happy? Are the buildings large...

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