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Ethics and Religion Talk: Preventing Abuse in our Religious Institutions

Submitted 12-27-2019 under OPINION

Rev. Ray asks, “It would be well to have a column on ‘trauma prevention.’ What steps should be taken to prevent abuse in a religious institution?”


Christmas Eve is the Last Day of The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

Submitted 12-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Volunteers are winding up their bell ringing for the season. With one day remaining in the largest fund-raising campaign of The Salvation Army, this is the last oppoortunity to help with kettles.


Salvation Army looks to finish Red Kettle Campaign strong

Submitted 12-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army hopes to finish with the highest daily totals ever as Monday & Tuesday donations will all be doubled!


In Season Report: December 21

Submitted 12-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

Get ready for your holiday festivities by stocking up on your favorite locally sourced produce, meats, cheeses, eggs, breads, gifts, and more!


Golden Kettle competition nears conclusion as Monday and Tuesday results will be matched to increase totals!

Submitted 12-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Heading into the final weekend of bell ringing, Rotarians plan to make moves for the Golden Kettle.


Expressing Passion this Holiday Season

Submitted 12-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place volunteers improve the lives of people by assembling, creating, and donating supplies for Welcome Home Baskets.


Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do I Keep Focused?

Submitted 12-16-2019 under OPINION

The constant ping of messages that keep us plugged into work chatter might be doing more harm than good…. But how do we find the time to shut off distractions and do our best work?


The Nutcracker remains an entrancing tradition

Submitted 12-16-2019 under OPINION

As always, the company brought spectacle and artistry, delivering on what has become The Nutcracker's promise: to entrance not only those audience members who are seeing a ballet for the first time, but also more experienced members who may have taken in dozens of shows.


Golden "K" Kiwanis Club surges ahead in the competition for the Golden Kettle

Submitted 12-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Golden "K" Kiwanis holds lead over the GR Kiwanis and Kentwood Rotary in The Salvation Army's "Golden Kettle" competition between local service clubs.


Buzzed Bard Put The "Beer" Back In "Shakesbeer"

Submitted 12-13-2019 under OPINION

Pigeon Creek Shakespeare brought humor and madness to The Comedy Project.