West Michigan

Until Love is Equal supporters to create human art: "To Holland, with love"

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 04-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

On June 15, 2011, five members of council in Holland, MI voted against extending basic anti-discrimination protections, to its residents and workers that happen to be LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender.) On May 4, 2012, we come together in...

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OGR 2012: Jewly Seeking Justice

by (TDeborahTosh)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“It’s about time!” This was Jewly Warren’s reaction to the formation of Occupy Grand Rapids, an activist organization seeking to return political power to the people of America. The 39-year-old grandmother with a history of...

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Camp O'Malley donors break 
ground for new cabin


by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Spring has arrived and preparations are underway to get Camp O’Malley ready for a fun-filled summer of campers. Camp O’Malley is growing and must keep up by building a new cabin to bring the camp up to capacity. Generous donors Jeff and...

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Shop new West Michigan

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 12-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

Good-news holiday update in three parts: Holiday open house for gift buying! An invitation to West Michigan businesses. Announcement of "Shop Holland" promotions. 1. Open House! Put some equality under the tree this year! See sidebar (...

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September is Stormwater Month: Rainiest Month of the Year

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

September is historically Grand Rapids’ rainiest month, with an average of 0.14 inches per day and 4.2 inches per month since 1986. This week also marks the 25th anniversary of Grand Rapids’ rainiest month ever and one of the...

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Until Love Is Equal: Where Are You?

by (Until Love Is Equal)

Submitted 09-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

Stop Sitting - Start Standing Until Love Is Equal is a grassroots effort based in West Michigan, dedicated to gaining protections - regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity - for the workers and residents in Holland, MI. This is about...

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A proud weekend for West Michigan Pride Festival

by (saradipity)

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NEWS

Bigger crowds, more vendors, exciting performers and a beautiful summer day made this year’s West Michigan Pride Festival, celebrating the LGBT community, one to remember. The festival started silently 23 years ago by the owners of The...

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2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit inspires community to be bicycle friendly

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 05-16-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

On Friday, May 6, over 200 attendees and 25 exhibitors found themselves assembling at GVSU’s Eberhard Center for the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) 2011 Bicycle Summit. With the tagline “Inspiration to Action,...

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2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit a call to action as part of National Bike Month

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 05-02-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

May is National Bike Month and on Friday, May 6, GVSU’s Eberhard Center will host the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) 2011 Grand Rapids Bicycle Summit: “Inspiration to Action." GGRBC Interim Director, Tom...

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West Michigan therapy dogs create smiles one wag at a time

by (Ed Hillerich)

Submitted 03-25-2011 under NEWS

Friends Terrilynne Lymburner and Jeanne Lewis founded West Michigan Therapy Dogs  (WMTD) in 2001 after witnessing the therapeutic effects on hospitalized patients during visits with therapy dogs.   Lymburner and Lewis realized...

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