covid-19

Guiding Light Restarts Recovery Program Intake Process with Enhanced Safety Protocols

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

While some organizations halted operations during the onset of COVID-19 in West Michigan, Guiding Light has adapted in order to continue its rescue, recovery and re-engagement programming in light of rising needs. The Grand Rapids-based nonprofit...

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Community updates: Monday, July 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County hosting food distribution event for residents impacted by pandemic Kent County’s Community Action (KCAA) department will be hosting a food distribution event on Thursday, with more than 50 pounds of food available for those...

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Community updates: Friday, July 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NEWS

Coalition of Michigan restaurant and bar owners pledge to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines A growing group of restaurant and bar owners in Michigan are joining together to commit to COVID-19 safety guidelines laid out by public health officials....

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In Season Report: July 4, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come spend your Fourth of July weekend with us! Start your holiday off right by shopping for fresh local produce + food products. Join us this Saturday for a bounty of fresh produce, artisan goods, farm fresh meat, eggs + more! Shop from a variety...

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Functional Medicine Practice Expands into Prepared Meal Service

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-02-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market welcomed Root Functional Medicine, a functional medicine and nutrition practice, as an Incubator Kitchen tenant in April. The Incubator Kitchen will serve as the hub for the practice to produce and package meals as a...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer shuts down indoor bar service in Grand Rapids region, while allowing sale of to-go cocktails, expanded outdoor seating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on Wednesday shutting down indoor service at bars for most of...

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Thankful for Second Chances, New Clients Share What Brought Them to Guiding Light

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 07-01-2020 under NONPROFITS

In mid-March, Guiding Light halted intake of new clients into our Recovery and Back to Work programs. We loaned our building to the Kent County Health Department so individuals experiencing homelessness who contracted the novel coronavirus could be...

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Community updates: Monday, June 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids to start next phase of service reopenings, end break on metered parking on July 6 Following the holiday weekend, the City of Grand Rapids will resume walk-in service to City Hall offices and end its three-month break on metered...

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Community updates: Friday, June 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-26-2020 under NEWS

Free outdoor fitness classes returning to Grand Rapids on July 6 Grand Rapidians getting in shape this summer can still count on free outdoor fitness classes for support. The City of Grand Rapids’ Parks and Recreation Department announced on...

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In Season Report: June 27, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-26-2020 under NONPROFITS

It is STRAWBERRY season here at the market which can only mean more seasonal fruit is upon us! Join us this Saturday for an even LARGER selection of fresh produce, artisan goods, farm fresh meat, eggs + more! Shop from a variety of products such as...

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