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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Exclusive Presentations on Foreign Policy Debut Feb. 1, Run Through March

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Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.

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County budget balanced with boost from rising property values

Submitted 12-03-2015 under NEWS

An increase in property value in Kent County helped the commission pass a balanced budget on Nov. 19 and eliminated the need to cut any services.

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Healthy U Lecture: Caring for Your Skin

Submitted 11-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

United States Navy Commander, author, professor, surgeon and dermatologist Dr. Douglas Winstanley will offer valuable insight about how to keep your skin healthy

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The Arc of Kent County launches The Assurance Plan for individuals with disabilities

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Assurance Plan is a comprehensive plan of lifetime advocacy to support individuals with disabilities in their futures and provides a sense of security for their guardians in the present

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Join GGRWHC's Writing Bee to summarize transcripts of interviews with notable local women

Submitted 10-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Women's History Council is looking for a few good writers who can write summaries of transcripts created through oral histories of local notable women.

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Local nonprofits, communities work to welcome Syrian refugees

Submitted 10-12-2015 under NEWS

As Syrian refugees arrive in the Grand Rapids area, local Syrian-Americans, along with Bethany Christian Services and other local nonprofits, are helping them build new lives, find work and connect with culture.

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Golfer credits 'divine intervention' for charity outing hole-in-one that fulfills birthday promise to sister

Submitted 09-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Joe Sedlecky commemorates late niece’s memory with ace, $2,500 prize donation to local charity that supports blood cancer research and scholarships

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You can support ACT by drinking a work of art at ArtPrize Seven

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

B.O.B.’s Brewery and Atwater Brewery collaborate on local beer for ArtPrize to benefit Artists Creating Together. The two breweries partnered to create Michigunder, a collaborative beer and official ArtPrize 2015 entry.

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