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Ethics and Religion Talk: My Boyfriend's Ex Has Herpes!

Submitted 09-27-2022 under OPINION

Anonymous asks, “My boyfriend's ex has genital herpes (I know this because my boyfriend caught it from her). A friend of mine just became friends with her on Facebook and knowing a bit about her history, I'm afraid that she may want to sleep with him. Should I tell him about the herpes?”

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Family Futures provides Pack n' Plays and car seats to families in need

Submitted 09-26-2022 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures is providing Pack n’ Plays and car seats to eligible families in Kent County to wrap up National Baby Safety Month. Parents and caregivers enrolled in Medicaid automatically qualify, but those at certain income levels without Medicaid can still qualify.

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Community Updates: Friday, September 23

Submitted 09-23-2022 under NEWS

Thrive Outside Grand Rapids to bring free outdoor activities to Grand Rapids in October; City of Grand Rapids reveals dates and locations for upcoming Commission Night Out meetings; and more

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Wealthy Theatre and UICA Announce Return of Open Projector Night

Submitted 09-20-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

UICA's Open Projector Night to return to Wealthy Theatre in November

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Comprehensive Therapy Center announces new Interim Executive Director

Submitted 09-20-2022 under NONPROFITS

Comprehensive Therapy Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Sawyer as the Interim Executive Director.

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Comprehensive Therapy Center announces new Interim Executive Director

Submitted 09-20-2022 under NONPROFITS

Comprehensive Therapy Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Ellen Sawyer as the Interim Executive Director.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do I Convert to Your Faith?

Submitted 09-19-2022 under OPINION

If you were approached by someone who was considering conversion to your faith what steps would you encourage them to take? Can conversion take place “on the spot,” or is it somewhat of a process? And what might be required of an individual?

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Community Updates: Friday, September 16

Submitted 09-16-2022 under NEWS

Art Prize begins in Grand Rapids + City of Grand Rapids announces additional events; Grand Rapids Public Museum to hold new series of classes in October; and more

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The Grand Rapids Art Museum Celebrates the Creative Vision of Jim Henson in The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

Submitted 09-15-2022 under NONPROFITS

Kermit the Frog (The Muppet Show), Ernie and Bert (Sesame Street), Jen and Kira (The Dark Crystal), plus ballroom costumes for Jareth and Sarah from Labyrinth featured in this exploration of the visionary entertainer’s work

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Do Clergy Do on Retreats?

Submitted 09-12-2022 under OPINION

Question: Do any of the panel members take retreats that are designed specifically for clergy? If so, could you explain what would go on over the few days you’d be there? When I think of retreats, I tend to imagine rural settings. Am I on target?

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