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Feature Story KCAD grads Justin Beitzel and Fernando Ramirez head up Common Object, which helps organizations take steps toward sustainability.

Take a journey into regenerative design with Common Object

KCAD grads Justin Beitzel and Fernando Ramirez share their philosophy of regenerative design in their firm Common Object, which helps organizations take steps toward sustainability.

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How KCAD student collaborations are building community

Since 2016, a group of graduate students in KCAD's Master of Architecture program have had an opportunity to offer a solution to an architecture issue in Grand Rapids. The projects have included designing a greenhouse, wayfinding project, and visioning new uses for a historic building. 

Feature Story Peter Haines (left) and Cindy Moe have joined the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation board.

GHACF brings on new board members

The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation (GHACF)  has added two new board members, Cindy Moe and Peter Haines.

Feature Story The beach and pavillion at Highland Park.

Historic Cottages of Highland Park: The complete series

Highland Park is one of the oldest summer cottage resorts in the state, and it has a unique history. Discover the mariners, artists, and industrialists who made Highland Park what it is.

Feature Story   Highland Games have youth divisions as well. the Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival and Highland Games returns this month.

Celtic Festival returns June 21-22

The third annual Celtic Festival returns June 21-22 to the Ottawa County Fairgrounds.

Feature Story Seniors Helping Seniors Lakeshore's focus is on hiring seniors to help care for their peers who are less active or independent.

Holland couple’s experience with aging parents leads to new business

Brian and Mollie Gaggin decided to take their careers in a new direction after caring for their aging parents as they battled Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

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Career Fair Carnivals combine career opportunities with family fun

Two upcoming Career Fair Carnivals in June along the Lakeshore will offer free food, family-friendly activities, job seeker resources and onsite interviews.

Innovation News “This project will create a new space in Downtown Allegan that is inclusive of all users and modernize a beloved community place,” says MEDC Regional Prosperity Managing Director Paula Holtz.

Improvements planned for riverfront park in downtown Allegan

“This project will create a new space in Downtown Allegan that is inclusive of all users and modernize a beloved community place,” says MEDC Regional Prosperity Managing Director Paula Holtz.

Feature Story This year's Juneteenth Freedom Festival theme is “I AM The Dream.”

Juneteenth Freedom Festival celebrates Black voices

I AM Academy holds its 4th annual Juneteenth Festival on June 15 from 2-7 p.m.

Feature Story Windmill Island Gardens will host Books and Blooms this summer.

Windmill Island Gardens kicks off Books and Blooms Kids Summer Series

This summer, Windmill Island is hosting a Books and Blooms Summer Series that features a story time followed by a fun, educational, and hands-on activity.

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