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Community Updates: Friday, October 7

Submitted 10-07-2022 under NEWS

First City Commission meeting of October takes place at City Hall on Tuesday; Grand Rapids Public Museum releases line-up for 2022 Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concert Series; and more



Submitted 10-06-2022 under NONPROFITS

This week, The Salvation Army started their annual Christmas giving Angel Tree program, providing gifts, toys, clothing, and food for families during the holiday season. The application registration period opened in Kent County Saturday October 1st and runs through December 3rd.


St. Cecilia Music Center Launches New 2022 - 2023 Season on October 13, 2022 with Jazz Series Duo - Pianist Alfredo Rodriguez and Percussionist, Drummer, Singer Pedrito Martinez

Submitted 10-03-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) launches New Season Jazz Series with Cuban artists pianist Alfredo Rodriguez and percussionist, drummer and singer Pedrito Martinez.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Belief in an Afterlife Waning?

Submitted 10-03-2022 under OPINION

It seems today that there is less concern about that and more emphasis on leading a moral, ethical and rewarding life now, just assuming that whatever is next will take care of itself, so to speak.


Meet Johannah Jelks: GRTV's Marketing Manager ("The Rebranding of GRTV")

Submitted 09-30-2022 under NONPROFITS

GRTV welcomes Johannah Jelks as its new Marketing Manager


Community Updates: Friday, September 30

Submitted 09-30-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum announces new exhibition called "The Power of Poison"; PBGR opens voting for community improvement projects in GR's first, second, and third wards; and more


City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be joined by Brandon Davis of the Office of Oversight and Public Accountability

Submitted 09-30-2022 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's channel 24 and on Facebook at 4:00pm on Monday, October 3


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?”


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.


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