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Community updates: Friday, Nov. 12

Submitted 11-12-2021 under NEWS

Mel Trotter Ministries, partners to expand winter shelter services for unhoused residents; GRCC, city to host training for local chefs to help after disasters; and Grand Rapids Public Schools seeking feedback on mask mandate.

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Grand Rapids Police Receive $120,000 Grant

Submitted 11-08-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids passes a resolution granting the Police Department $120,000 from the US Department of Justice.

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 4

Submitted 11-04-2021 under NEWS

Kent County starts COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5-11; Blandford Nature Center hosting fall Nature Makers Market this month; and Gov. Whitmer signs bill repealing Michigan's 'tampon tax.'

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Food Without Barriers: An Interview with Lisa Oliver King from Our Kitchen Table

Submitted 10-28-2021 under NONPROFITS

Lisa Oliver-King, Director of Our Kitchen Table (OKT), shares her food experiences, more about OKT's work and her vision for a more just, equitable food system in Kent County

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 22

Submitted 10-22-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends outdoor 'social zones' through Nov. 2022; 10-digit dialing requirement for West Michigan starts Sunday; and Grand Rapids Public Museum seeking support for renovation of Spillman Carousel.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 15

Submitted 10-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids renames streets for Martin Luther King Jr., César Chávez; Kent County coalition seeking help for local Afghan refugees.

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 7

Submitted 10-07-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids' first outdoor 'gear library' opening this weekend; City of Grand Rapids seeking public input in search for new police chief; and ArtPrize 2021 winners revealed.

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Community updates: Friday, Oct. 1

Submitted 10-01-2021 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters; Grand Rapids City Commission declares support for decriminalizing entheogenic plants, fungi; and Grand Rapids Police Department launches podcast to engage community.

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund; MDHHS launches online portal for immunization records; and Susan Mast ALS Foundation hosting "PedALS" bike ride, walk to support local ALS families.

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