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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


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.


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.


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


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.


"Changing the Way We Age" - A Healthy U Lecture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

When we take care of our physical selves, our spiritual, mental and emotional well-being improves. It’s about finding that balance.


Collaboration at its freshest

Submitted 08-07-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

No fronts, no frills. Join CVLT Pizza, Bartertown Diner and Green Wagon Farm for a collaborative on-farm feast Friday, August 14.


Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.


MI Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation to host 1st annual Walk

Submitted 07-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

1st Annual Michigan Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation's Walk & Family Fun Day for Hydrocephalus Awareness


Bliss and Vinegar offers fast, fresh food to Forest Hills

Submitted 07-21-2015 under OPINION

[Review] The healthy alternative to fast food without sacrificing on time opened just months ago and focuses on quality, fresh and healthy options.