Residents filled the tables at St. Patrick’s/St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Grand Haven for the annual Soup for All. More than 300 people attended, raising more than $26,000.
Money raised by the annual luncheon is dispersed by Christmas to local nonprofits that apply and give presentations for grants.
At its September meeting, Tri-Cities Women Who Care voted to present their checks totaling $27,000 to the Grand Haven Musical Fountain Audio Project.
This month, 13 sites across West Michigan will be collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, which runs Nov. 12-19.
Josh Bytwerk takes over for Larry Ritsema, who has been acting as the interim executive director for the past six months.
Nine signs throughout the Mulligan’s Hollow Recreational Area now display directions to each hill and their level of difficulty.
Prior to the kickoff, a Community Cares Walk will begin at 6 p.m. Cancer survivors, individuals undergoing treatment for cancer and families who want to show their support are encouraged to participate in the walk.
The Tri-Cities Women Who Care met in June and awarded $26,800 to Extended Grace, a non-profit, grass-roots social lab that aims to build community while solving problems.
Simply Give donation cards purchased at the Meijer store in Grand Haven Township will help local families.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, and kickstands go up at 10 a.m. at the Hiway Inn, 600 S. Beechtree St. in Grand Haven.
The winners of the “Color My World”-themed show:
From 23 campers at the first camp 36 years ago, the Camp Sunshine program at Camp Blodgett has grown to a total of 276 campers at four locations.
The Rotary Club of Grand Haven adopted the stretch of U.S. 31 from Robbins Road to Ferris Street in Grand Haven Township.
As some of the residents of a Grand Haven assisted living community reached for plump blueberries from walkers and wheelchairs Thursday morning, many were reaching back to their childhood.
Funding has been secured to build a new play space at Mulligan’s Hollow.