Community Engagement

Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors


Feature Story Joe Matthews is the Vice President of Purchasing and Diversity Officer for Zeeland-based Gentex Corp.
Feature Story Sangeeta Kar, of Sangeeta's Dance & Music of India in Midland, Michigan, performs a classical odissi dance at the International Festival of Holland in the Holland Civic Center, August 21, 2021.
Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

International festival returning to Holland


Feature Story HDPS's Community Policing Team No. 1 job is connecting with people in Holland. Sometimes that means ice cream and a smile.

Polar Patrol serving more than ice cream


Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar will join the Holland Symphony Orchestra for a cross-cultural celebration of music, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Mariachi celebration coming to Kollen Park


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Feature Story The Joe Marcinek Band and Benzing Graves Collective recently played Holland's Park Theatre.
Feature Story Lakeshore storyteller Mike Lozon authored 12 historical books over his career.

A tribute to Mike Lozon: The Lakeshore’s storyteller


Feature Story The Beer City Open is putting West Michigan on the map for pickleball.

Beer City Open puts West Michigan on the map for pickleball


Feature Story Alita Kelly gardening
Feature Story Women of Color Give members Kim Koeman, Rebekah Bakker and Robyn Afrik.
Feature Story A collaborative project would bring a nature play park to Holland's Window on the Waterfront park with the help of crowdfunding and a state grant.
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