Community Development

Feature Story  Peter Grimm and Craig Rich are the co-founders of the Holland Waterfront Celtic Festival & Highland Games.

New festival coming to Holland in 2022


Feature Story diversity-forum
Feature Story BigReadBooks

2021 Big Read Lakeshore: How to participate


Feature Story Vista Green is located at 285 W. 36th St. The joint partnership between Habitat for Humanity and Jubilee Ministries will provide a total of 42 affordable units for home ownership.
Feature Story Patrick Cisler, executive director of Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance in Holland, joined forces with Zeeland-based Leading By Design to establish LEAD 24/7 for nonprofits.

Leadership training program launched for nonprofit executives


Feature Story The Holland Symphony Orchestra

HSO's Classics II to feature Godfather composer


Feature Story A rendering of the Secchia Piazza that will be built on the GRCC main campus.
Feature Story seeds of promise vaccination
Feature Story Kids who attended Pumpkinfest enjoyed having their faces painted, climbing on inflatables, riding a barrel train, and playing a variety of fall yard games, including bowling with pumpkins.
Feature Story A customer orders at the Kuntry Cookin' food truck in Muskegon.

Success of Kuntry Cookin’ shows the power of community support


Feature Story From left West Ottawa Superintendent Timothy Bearden, Holland Public Schools Superintendent Shanie Keelean, and Zeeland Public Schools Superintendent Brandi-Lyn Mendham

Three new superintendents talk about priorities, challenges ahead


Feature Story Zeeland’s oldest and most beloved festival is back. Pumpkinfest is a 30-year tradition celebrating community, family fun, and fall activities.

Zeeland’s Pumpkinfest Barnyard Bash is back


Feature Story Steve and Jill Miskelley are honoring their late son, Ian, a champion University of Michigan swimmer, with plans to open the Be Better Mental Wellness Center in Holland.
Feature Story Long-distance boaters Greg and Susan Costa with their donations.

Boaters stop in Holland for a ‘day of donating’


Feature Story Kyle Williams
Feature Story The WMS’s Debut Strings string orchestra program performs in 2019. The proposed Tune Up program is also a string orchestra program, slated to begin in 2022 in Muskegon Public Schools, in collaboration with their IMPACT after-school program.

Symphony announces $5M campaign to build an endowment


Feature Story Windmill Island Gardens is extending its 2021 season.

Windmill Island Gardens extends season amid record attendance