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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 24

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids adding eco-friendly vehicles to operations; Kent County leaders approve 2022 budget; and LaughFest returns for in-person 2022 festival.


Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Stages The Sound Of Music

Submitted 11-24-2021 under OPINION

Over half a century later, The Sound Of Music retains its charms.


The Salvation Army of Kent County to Sponsor Sixth Annual Red Kettle Game With Griffins

Submitted 11-24-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Kent County will be the presenting sponsor of the sixth annual Red Kettle Game with the Grand Rapids Griffins minor league hockey team on Friday, Dec. 3.


Planting Trees and Hope

Submitted 11-23-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Reflecting on the experience of planting trees in a "newer," local nature preserve.


Ethics and Religion Talk: This Thanksgiving, What are You Grateful For?

Submitted 11-22-2021 under OPINION

The Ethics and Religion Talk panel wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving, and responds to the questions, “What are you most thankful for this year?”


How You Can Help With The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign!

Submitted 11-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

With the holiday season in full tilt, The Salvation Army invites the Grand Rapids community to get involved in any of the following ways to help make sure Hope Marches On this Christmas season and beyond.


What's at the Market: Saturday, November 20, 2021

Submitted 11-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

Shop at the Market this weekend and stock up on the freshest ingredients for your holiday meal!


Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Monkey-Human Hybrid Embryos Kosher?

Submitted 11-17-2021 under OPINION

Colleen writes: “For the first time, U.S. and Chinese scientists have created embryos that are part human, part monkey, in an effort to find new ways to produce organs for transplants. As a faith leader what are the ethical concerns based on your religious tradition?”


God is the Way Out: Guiding Light Board Chair Connects Recovery Success with Spirituality

Submitted 11-17-2021 under NONPROFITS

Ed Postma first noticed there was something different about Guiding Light when he saw a young man struggling with addiction begin to ask questions about spirituality and to talk about God.


The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign is On!

Submitted 11-15-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign got off to a great start last Friday with many people attending the ceremonial kick-off at the Kroc Center. Be on the lookout for the red kettles, as bell ringers are now out in full force across the city.