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Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates Christmas with new sights and sounds, unexpected surprises at Holiday Pops

Submitted 12-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's Wolverine World Wide Holiday Pops salutes the season in song with six shows Thursday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 8


City Connection - Chief Lehman joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion about Fire Department, related issues

Submitted 12-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

This month, Mayor Rosalyn Bliss is joined by Grand Rapids Fire Department Chief John Lehman for an in-studio discussion about the Fire Department and issues related to fire fighting and prevention in the Grand Rapids area.


Golden "K" Kiwanis takes the lead for the Golden Kettle

Submitted 11-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Golden "K" Kiwanis raise over $600 to take the lead in The Salvation Army's "Golden Kettle" competition between local service clubs.


In Season : November 30, 2019

Submitted 11-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

If you're out for Black Friday or looking for festive decor to spruce up your home, look no further! We have a beautiful selection of trees, wreaths, holiday decor, and handmade goods today until 2! And tomorrow we'll have 25+ vendors with Michigan food, decor, and artisan products from 10a-1p.


Hydroz Water Purification Partnership at UCOM

Submitted 11-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

UCOM is proud to partner with Hydroz to make clean water available to neighbors.


Kentwood Rotary takes on the Golden Kettle!

Submitted 11-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

Kentwood Rotary Club makes the first contribution to the Golden Kettle Contest among local service clubs


In Season: November 23, 2019

Submitted 11-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to shop local this holiday season? Are you prepared for your friend + family gatherings? Thanksgiving is just next week Thursday and we have a handful of vendors taking turkey pre-orders, as well as produce + artisan vendors with festive decor, gifts, and seasonal fruits and veggies.


Despite Highly Engaged Community, Heartside Residents Fear Displacement

Submitted 11-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Voices of Heartside discuss satisfaction with their neighborhood in 2019


The Salvation Army to Award the Golden Kettle

Submitted 11-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Salvation Army seeks service clubs to volunteer for bell ringing and compete for the first annual Golden Kettle Award!


Sunrise GR Announces New Climate Strike

Submitted 11-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

On December 6th, Sunrise Grand Rapids will march on Sen Gary Peters’ office in support of the Green New Deal.