Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital

Wheelchair-donating nonprofit adds four board members

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 08-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion (AIM), a nonprofit providing donated mobility equipment and repair services to those in need, has appointed four new members to its board: Jeff Kramer, Shelly Loose, Mark Brant, and Tyler Losinski. These four, who share common...

[read more]

New Memoir: It Rained in the Desert

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Jocelyn Dettloff remembers being calm after the fall. She lay in the sand of Dune 45 Sosoussvlei, one of Namibia, Africa’s biggest sand dunes and thought about where the closest hospital might be. She already knew she couldn’t feel her...

[read more]

Griffins, Sled Wings meet Feb. 12 for 8th annual sled hockey game

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 02-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Griffins currently sit atop the Midwest Division of the American Hockey League. But on Tuesday, Feb. 12, the Griffins will have a hard time sitting upright on the ice. On Tuesday night, the Griffins and the Grand Rapids Sled Wings,...

[read more]

Grand Rapids artist Carol Roeda and Mary Free Bed partner for ArtPrize

by (MFBrehab)

Submitted 09-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

When the ArtPrizeĀ® pairing of artists and venues began, Carol Roeda, a Grand Rapids-based artist, and Mary Free Bed wanted a meaningful connection if they were going to participate in the international art competition held in downtown Grand Rapids....

[read more]