Community Development

Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso became active when she learned she was a match to donate her kidney. Now she's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to show what people with only one kidney can do.

Holland native and kidney donor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro


Feature Story Sydney Ritsema was the recipient of the Herbert F. and Mabel L. Olney Memorial Scholarship. She graduated from Ferris State University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in forensic psychology. 
Feature Story An expansion at Art Mulder and Sons Trucking will add 147,000 square feet of new facility space and create up to 55 new jobs.

Art Mulder and Sons Trucking plans $31M expansion


Feature Story Beyond26, a nonprofit that connects job seekers living with disabilities with employment opportunities, is expanding to Grand Haven.
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Development News Taylor Idema

Hopes for 2022, Taylor Idema


Development News The seasonal ice-skating rink is located on N. Main Street in Mt. Pleasant's Island Park at the Kaye Bouck Youth Softball Field just north of the tennis courts.

Outdoor ice-skating rink opens in Mt. Pleasant


Feature Story MyMichigan Health Behavioral Health Therapy Program
Development News Faith Tabler, scholarship recipient, and Dave Marsh, scholarship representative, gathered at the MACF's scholarship awards event in June 2021.

Scholarships-Midland Area Community Foundation


Development News City Forest has trails for winter mountain bike rides.

Midland's City Forest-winter destination


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Feature Story Enjoying aquatic arthritis class in the Oasis Pool. The class was designed by The Arthritis Foundation.

Planning for new Midland Community Center


Feature Story On the Ground Battle Creek Rebecca Fleury
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Mobile museum sees Black history on the move in Michigan


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Development News Anton Art Center. Photo by David Lewinski.