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Grand Rapids Salvation Army needs more volunteers to help ring bells

Submitted 12-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army needs more volunteers to man kettles. Only a portion of kettles have coverage, leaving many locations looking bleak.


In Season: December 7, 2019

Submitted 12-06-2019 under NONPROFITS

Tis' the season to be giving gifts to loved ones and we'd be delighted to help you find the perfect gift for the local food lovers in your life! We've got gift certificates if you'd like to give the gift of good, local food and a great selection of Market merch that is displayed in the Headhouse.


World Affairs Council names Ambassador Huntsman first Vandenberg Prize recipient

Submitted 12-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan announces a first-ever Vandenberg Prize for global collaboration and it will go to Ambassador (ret.) Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.


Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates Christmas with new sights and sounds, unexpected surprises at Holiday Pops

Submitted 12-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony's Wolverine World Wide Holiday Pops salutes the season in song with six shows Thursday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 8


City Connection - Chief Lehman joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion about Fire Department, related issues

Submitted 12-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

This month, Mayor Rosalyn Bliss is joined by Grand Rapids Fire Department Chief John Lehman for an in-studio discussion about the Fire Department and issues related to fire fighting and prevention in the Grand Rapids area.


Golden "K" Kiwanis takes the lead for the Golden Kettle

Submitted 11-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Golden "K" Kiwanis raise over $600 to take the lead in The Salvation Army's "Golden Kettle" competition between local service clubs.


In Season : November 30, 2019

Submitted 11-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

If you're out for Black Friday or looking for festive decor to spruce up your home, look no further! We have a beautiful selection of trees, wreaths, holiday decor, and handmade goods today until 2! And tomorrow we'll have 25+ vendors with Michigan food, decor, and artisan products from 10a-1p.


Hydroz Water Purification Partnership at UCOM

Submitted 11-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

UCOM is proud to partner with Hydroz to make clean water available to neighbors.


Kentwood Rotary takes on the Golden Kettle!

Submitted 11-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

Kentwood Rotary Club makes the first contribution to the Golden Kettle Contest among local service clubs


In Season: November 23, 2019

Submitted 11-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to shop local this holiday season? Are you prepared for your friend + family gatherings? Thanksgiving is just next week Thursday and we have a handful of vendors taking turkey pre-orders, as well as produce + artisan vendors with festive decor, gifts, and seasonal fruits and veggies.