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Steelcase team takes the 2019 WorldQuest championship

Submitted 05-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

Steelcase's six-person team "Steeling Gold" won the 2019 WorldQuest global trivia contest, sponsored each year by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.


Aneurysm survivor shares story of faith and recovery

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Saundra was shocked to discover the cause of her persistent ear pain was a large aneurysm in her brain. She credits her faith, and her doctor, for pulling her through the terrifying experience.


Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive provides 132,000 meals

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

On May 11, Grand Rapids residents donated over 158,000 pounds of non-perishable food via their mailboxes to feed neighbors in need.


What Can You do in 15 Hours? Rest, Refuel and Recharge on a Roadtrip!

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Safe spaces. Professional growth. Expansion + transformation. UCC's Refuel Roadtrips are designed to provide all of the above in less than 1 day for local leaders of color.


In Season: May 25, 2019

Submitted 05-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Springtime = some rainy, cloudy days, but still great days for shopping outside! Our Market Pavilion is covered from the rain + we have a great selection of over 20 vendors with flowers, garden transplants, Michigan produce + food creations, body care products, and handmade goods.


Students to learn how to design and sell their own apps

Submitted 05-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Students can sign up for a free program this summer at the library and possibly make money selling apps!


Comprenew Spring Volunteer Day!

Submitted 05-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Together we can make a difference. Join us on June 1st!


Hundreds of volunteers serve local veterans during Operation United

Submitted 05-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

Heart of West Michigan United Way recruited 318 volunteers for Operation United, a day of outdoor landscaping, repair projects, and construction at the homes of 23 Kent County veterans and their families.


In Season: May 18, 2019

Submitted 05-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's another beautiful day at the Market and we have 20+ vendors for you this Friday! If you're looking for Michigan produce, handcrafted foods, farm products (eggs, dairy, meat), body care products, or artisan goods come on down and shop with us! Open until 2, with most diverse selection before 1.