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Community updates: Wednesday, July 22

Submitted 07-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports slight decline in Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth; City of Grand Rapids details more police reform efforts; and Girls Rock! Grand Rapids goes virtual for August summer camp.

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Community updates: Monday, July 20

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders propose expanded mental health partnerships with police; Grand Rapids Public Schools gives update on return to school plans; and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks launches Green Team summer youth employment program.

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WWII Vets Sought for Greatest Generation Remembrance

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

The 75th anniversary of the end of WWII will be commemorated with events at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum September 1-2

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Community updates: Friday, July 17

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer clarifies Michigan face covering requirement; Kent County, United Way launch fund for local nonprofits providing COVID-related relief services; and Avenue for the Arts to host mobile art event in downtown Grand Rapids in October.

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 15

Submitted 07-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges face covering use as Kent County's COVID-19 case rise continues; Grand Rapids Public Museum hosting Smithsonian "Outbreak" exhibition starting August 1; and Gov. Whitmer extends Michigan’s state of emergency through August 11.

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Community updates: Monday, July 13

Submitted 07-13-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Art Museum reopening August 1; The Rapid launches app, web pilot program for GO!Bus riders; and Gov. Whitmer extends protections for nursing homes, grocery stores.

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Community updates: Saturday, July 11

Submitted 07-11-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer expands face covering requirement in Michigan; Grand Rapids Community College details plans for fall semester; and "Women’s Way" public art project honoring local women leaders begins in Grand Rapids.

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 8

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department explains Kent County’s resurgence in new COVID-19 cases; Grand Rapids City Commission approves $400 thousand police cut after blocked vote on $9 million cut; Grand Rapids Public Library limits branches offering curbside pickup for next two weeks; and more.

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Community updates: Monday, July 6

Submitted 07-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County hosting food distribution event for residents impacted by pandemic; Grand Rapids Public Schools announces summer Grab and Go Meal Sites; and Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses seeking local Black-owned businesses to add to new business directory.

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Community updates: Friday, July 3

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NEWS

Coalition of Michigan restaurant and bar owners pledge to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines; City of Grand Rapids gives fireworks safety tips; and Kent County Animal Shelter gives tips on pets coping with fireworks.

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