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Community updates: Wednesday, July 15

Submitted 07-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges face covering use as Kent County's COVID-19 case rise continues; Grand Rapids Public Museum hosting Smithsonian "Outbreak" exhibition starting August 1; and Gov. Whitmer extends Michigan’s state of emergency through August 11.


Call for Board Members of the Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association

Submitted 07-15-2020 under NONPROFITS

“By taking a leadership role, you have the power to discuss issues and create improvements...Collaborating on issues or events can be a great bridge for our community.”


Community updates: Monday, July 13

Submitted 07-13-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Art Museum reopening August 1; The Rapid launches app, web pilot program for GO!Bus riders; and Gov. Whitmer extends protections for nursing homes, grocery stores.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God Calling Out To You?

Submitted 07-13-2020 under OPINION

This week, I asked our panel to respond to an essay by the Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church entitled, “LISTEN! GOD IS CALLING!”


Alt City Beverage Company to Open at Downtown Market

Submitted 07-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

Beverage company started in Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen graduating to Market Hall


Community updates: Saturday, July 11

Submitted 07-11-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer expands face covering requirement in Michigan; Grand Rapids Community College details plans for fall semester; and "Women’s Way" public art project honoring local women leaders begins in Grand Rapids.


Human trafficking in Grand Rapids continues amid pandemic

Submitted 07-10-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Through recent research and observations from anti-trafficking leaders, a sketch of where human trafficking stands in the city can be found.


In Season Report: July 11, 2020

Submitted 07-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

The temperature is rising but the market is cooler than ever! Head over tomorrow for our largest Saturday market this year and get all your favorite local goodies.


Struggling with Racism on the Fourth of July

Submitted 07-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we celebrate our nation’s founding we look at the freedom and privileges many of us have but we also need to be more aware of those who suffer discrimination based on race or religion.


Community updates: Wednesday, July 8

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department explains Kent County’s resurgence in new COVID-19 cases; Grand Rapids City Commission approves $400 thousand police cut after blocked vote on $9 million cut; Grand Rapids Public Library limits branches offering curbside pickup for next two weeks; and more.