Community Engagement

Feature Story County health departments are working with schools to endure kids have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine clinics for kids available across the lakeshore


Feature Story Herman Miller hosted its first Day of Purpose and expanded it this year to include all 11,000 employees from Herman Miller, Knoll, and their collective brands, making it the first global MillerKnoll Day of Purpose.
Feature Story The Outdoor Discovery Center's new nature playscape is one of several the nonprofit has built and plans to build in West Michigan.

ODC opens crowdfunded natural play space


Feature Story U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo joins Poet Laureate of Douglas Jack Ridl in a virtual conversation.

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo kicks off 2021 Big Read


Feature Story Gary Stevens is marking his 20th anniversary at WHTC this month.

WHTC’s Gary Stevens honored for longevity


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 BigReadBooks

2021 Big Read Lakeshore: How to participate


Feature Story seeds of promise vaccination
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