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Community school coordinators ensure Wyoming families have the food they need

Submitted 10-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

Kids facing hunger are more likely to both struggle in school and experience health challenges. That's why three community school coordinators in Wyoming are fighting hunger through Mobile Food Pantries.


Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 29

Submitted 10-29-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS extends, expands statewide COVID-19 rules; City of Grand Rapids confirms outdoor 'social zones' still active through May 2021; and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Grand Rapids Public Schools plant 75 trees outside local schools.


The Job Post Moves into New Office, Provides Easier Access, Free Parking for Job Seekers

Submitted 10-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Job Post, a full-service hiring firm, has moved into a new office at 401 Hall St. SW #425 to offer more convenient access to both job seekers and companies looking to hire them.


Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 27

Submitted 10-27-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids City Clerk gives update on city’s voter registration, absentee ballot numbers; Grand Rapids Police Department collects over 100 guns at buyback event; and Kent County Parks announces off-season changes starting Nov. 1.


This is what democracy looks like

Submitted 10-26-2020 under NEWS

Election season is here! With so many ways to make our voices heard this election, Michiganders are on track to smash previous turn-out records.


Breaking Down Financial Barriers: Launching a Long-Awaited Financial Wellness Program

Submitted 10-26-2020 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place collaborates with local partners to launch a culturally responsive financial wellness program for its residents.


Ethics and Religion Talk: How do you Respond to Racism?

Submitted 10-26-2020 under OPINION

Ruby asks, “In your work and association with those in your congregation, do you experience any racist comments or actions? If so, how do you judiciously deal with such people?”


Guiding Light Receives $25,000 Donation from TCF

Submitted 10-26-2020 under NONPROFITS

Guiding Light has received a generous donation from TCF Financial Corp. to support its Back to Work program.


In Season Report: October 23, 2020

Submitted 10-23-2020 under NONPROFITS

Tomorrow is supposed to be another chilly autumn day but that doesn’t keep our market from staying open! Join us for another wonderful weekend filled with this seasons harvest!


Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 22

Submitted 10-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued rise in county’s COVID-19 case growth; Grand Rapids gets new park on city’s northwest side.