Community Engagement

Feature Story The 2020 Census is still going on, although census-takers — known as enumerators — stopped knocking on doors back in mid-October.

Making sure everyone is counted in 2020 Census is no easy task


Feature Story Dons Flowers and Gifts President Douglas J. Vos and office manager Katie DenHerder prepare to give away 3,500 roses to customers, so they can gift the flowers to friends and family in an effort to lift community spirits during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zeeland shop offers free flowers to lift community spirits


Feature Story Elizabeth Kidd is the Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

Foundation invests in community through stabilization fund grants


Feature Story George Barfield, Deanna Rollfs, and Angelica Colon will be the panelists for the first antiracism town hall event.

Momentum Center/task force to kick off racism town halls


Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry with their four children.

What’s next for Black advocacy in Holland?


Feature Story Zeeland residents Jordan and Jill Emmick have signed on for Zeeland's first Good Neighbor Pledge.

Zeeland challenges residents to be great neighbors


Feature Story Andy Rozendaal (left) and John Puttrich (right) comprise the leadership team and are Eighth Day Farm's two full time employees.
Feature Story Spring Lake DDA Director Angela Stanford-Butler, Grand Haven Main Street Executive Director Jeremy Swiftney and Ferrysburg Mayor Rebecca Hopp wear their "love of community" masks.

Communities reframe mask debate into message of unity


Feature Story Chara Bouma-Prediger is the Holland Farmers Market's new Food Navigator.

Farmers Market adds bilingual Food Navigator to assist shoppers


Feature Story Quinn and Violet Tunison walk through the sunflowers.

Sunflower field draws appreciative crowds to Olive Township farm


Feature Story Andrew Boatright is the Zeeland BPW general manager.
Feature Story Theresa Glass only recently recognized the role her childhood played in her health issues as an adult .

Thrive shines light on childhood trauma’s effects on adults


Feature Story Patrick Cisler is executive director of the Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance.

Why counting young people is critical to success of 2020 census


Feature Story A presenter addresses attendees at LEDA's annual summit.

Foundation grants $105,000 to groups focused on racial equity


Feature Story Shannon Felgner is the Communications Manager for Ottawa County.

What’s at stake for Ottawa County with the census


Feature Story Herman Miller employee sews a mask.
Feature Story More than 3,000 people lined Unity Bridge on June 7 to show their solidarity in standing against racism in America.