The Lakeshore

Feature Story Hope College sophomore Houston Patton received the gift of a new saxaphone.

Gift of saxophone invigorates spirit of Hope student


Feature Story Greg Dunn's Blackbird Farm in Coopersville received MAEAP verification in 2020. Dunn shows off his new sign in one of their produce fields.
Feature Story Meghan Heritage founded The Be Event six years ago to help women "be present" in various areas of their lives as well as give back to others.

Grand Haven nonprofit supports women by providing essentials


Feature Story Hadley Streng is president of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

GHACF responds to ongoing need during pandemic with 14 grants


Feature Story Customer and employee safety remains a priority for businesses in downtown Holland and Grand Haven.
Feature Story Land O'Lakes donated 10,000 pounds of its dog food to Harbor Humane. The food will serve pets at the shelter, in foster care, and at the pet food pantry.
Feature Story Three recent high school scholarship winners with a CFHZ donor.

Hundreds of scholarships available through CFHZ


Feature Story Jennifer Joseph, a nurse aide at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, received the Essential Service Award in 2017.

Know a frontliner worker who deserves recognition?


Feature Story Holland BPW’s Pete Hoffswell was honored as Innovator of the Yearfor the “smart brick” he invented, which collects temperature data throughout the city’s snowmelt system.
Feature Story Michigan Fosters Executive Director Tiffany Kraker and Holland Heights CRC Parsonage Committee Chairman Kevin Anderson stand outside of what is soon to become Journey Home, a place for families navigating foster care.
Feature Story Emiliah Tanya Jo Odinsdottir

Poor face more hurdles because of COVID


Feature Story The Bridge Youth Center in Zeeland is expanding its mentoring program thanks to a grant from the CFHZ.
Feature Story Area law enforcement agencies are seeing myriad benefits from a new brain training program.
Feature Story Tanya Schafer and Patrick Westover, Tantrick Brewing Co. co-owners, are expanding their micro-brewery into downtown Allegan.

Tantrick Brewing Co. announces downtown Allegan facility


Feature Story Ed Garner is the Regional Director of the West Michigan Region of Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC).
Feature Story BAM! is hosting a Family Rockin’ New Year’s Party on Dec. 31.

Ring in 2021 with local New Year’s celebrations