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Free outdoor movies return to Grand Rapids this summer

Submitted 06-03-2024 under LOCAL LIFE

Sunset Cinema & Movies in the Park return to bring free cinema to the community, with a fresh line-up of classics and hits.


National Salvation Army Week Begins May 13th

Submitted 05-06-2024 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army in Kent County is celebrating its 140th Anniversary May 13-19 during National Salvation Army Week.


League of Women Voters holds reception for 2nd Annual GoVote Poster Contest

Submitted 04-30-2024 under NONPROFITS

A reception and month's long exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum celebrate the work of Kent County high school students


City, SpartanNash to give out water to residents under Boil Water Advisory

Submitted 03-18-2024 under NEWS

SpartanNash and Grand Rapids distribute water Monday evening amid Boil Water Advisory after Sunday's main break.


Boil water advisory issued for Northeast Grand Rapids after water main break

Submitted 03-17-2024 under NEWS

Residents living east of US 131 and north of Hall Street in Grand Rapids are urged to boil water following a significant water main break impacting multiple districts. A public safety alert notifies residents of the disruption.


Rep. Rachel Hood announces decision not to seek reelection beyond 2024

Submitted 01-29-2024 under NEWS

State Rep. Rachel Hood (D-Grand Rapids) announced Monday she won't seek re-election in 2024, telling constituents "it's time to prioritize my family."


No-cost High Blood Pressure Control in-person workshops start in Grand Rapids in February, additional classes online this winter

Submitted 01-13-2024 under NONPROFITS

Type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) are two serious chronic diseases.The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) provides workshops that help people living with these diseases to be healthier. And they're no cost!


Help others improve their health with paid High Blood Pressure Control workshop coach training in January 2024

Submitted 12-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

Interested in the fulfilling field of health coaching? Paid training to lead High Blood Pressure Control (HBPC) workshops is available online in January 2024. During the paid training at $18 per hour, participants will learn to lead and become certified in both in-person and virtual HBPC workshops.



Submitted 10-02-2023 under NONPROFITS

The program helps provide Christmas gifts for hundreds of thousands of children across the country each year. The application registration period for those in need of assistance opened in Kent County Sunday October 1st and runs through December 8th.