Community Development

Feature Story Lori Hastings

Lori's Voice enriches lives of children with disabilities


Feature Story Left to right: Organizer Peg Van Grouw, Barbara Neevel, Team Leader Linnie Cross, Myra Karachy, Sally John, Sunny Boeve, Chara Bouma-Prediger, Community Action House Food Access Manager.

Seniors’ sewing project supports healthy eating, nutrition


Feature Story The Holland Museum

Holland Museum selected for national assessment program


Feature Story The Ottawa County 58th District Court in Grand Haven (Ottawa County)

Expungement clinic coming to Grand Haven


Feature Story The Boys and Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore will use a $50,000 donation from regional retail giant Meijer in its capital campaign to renovate a property along Muskegon Lake.
Feature Story Attendees at the 2020 Cause Camp. (Courtesy)

Grand Haven’s Do More Good brings Cause Camp to West Michigan


Feature Story Municipal management is challenging and rewarding work, these managers agree. From left Spring Lake Township manager Gordon Gallagher, Spring Lake Village Manager Chris Burns, and Grand Haven city manager Pat McGinnis.
Feature Story Step it Up group walks are led by an Ottawa County naturalist.

Step it Up with walks through nature


Feature Story Frank's is Zeeland's oldest restaurant. A partnership with Frank's owner Shane Hammer has created the city's newest eatery.
Feature Story Resilience in Holland is looking for a number of volunteers, including light maintenence work.

Make Waves: Adopt a highway, help kids, support trees


Feature Story A craft beer enthusiast, Jeremy Grossenbacher grew up in Coopersville.

Coopersville brewery creates sense of community


Feature Story Frank Kraai, of Holland, poses along the Window on The Waterfront park in Holland, Michigan where a new ice rink will be built after he donated $1 million toward the effort.
Feature Story West Michigan Works
Feature Story Community leaders discuss plans for a Muskegon community resource center.
Feature Story The staff of Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates.
Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso was among 22 single-kidney climbers who tackled Mount Kilimanjaro earlier this month.

Climbing to new heights after kidney donation