The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation is committed to making living in the Tri-Cities the best that it can possibly be. We are fortunate to have many donors, over many years, support our work that enables us to respond to pressing community issues with proactive grants.
If I told you that the State of Michigan could save residents building new homes a net average of $478 every single year, or $10,000 on average, you would probably think that would be a relatively easy public policy decision to make.
After another multiple murder at Fort Hood in Texas, and with that recent attempt at mass murder with two steak knives at a Pennsylvania high school by a 16-year-old boy, we are compelled once again to consider mental illness in our society.
The call from a Muskegon County animal control officer came on a Thursday afternoon last October. There were some cats that needed new homes because the homeowner had become hospitalized, she was told.