Volunteerism

Feature Story Spectators watch the 2019 Civil War Muster at Van Raalte Farm. (Mary Bale)

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent


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 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 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 Women of Color Give members Kim Koeman, Rebekah Bakker and Robyn Afrik.
Feature Story Justin Caserta of the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Holland Area was named one of seven Maytag Dependable Leaders for 2021.
Feature Story Jenny Van Veen, owner of Frances Jaye in downtown Holland, poses in front of her store.
Feature Story New CFHZ Board Trustees: Erin Zylman, Scott Brooks and Lydia Steeby.
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.
Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry co-founded I AM Academy, which empowers Black students and is behind the 2021 Juneteenth festival in Holland.

Juneteenth returns with fun and a renewed purpose


Feature Story West Ottawa senior Nayeli Mora took home the Michigan Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year award and will compete for the regional title next month.

Holland Youth of the Year Nayeli Mora wins state title


Feature Story Community Action House began construction on its Food Club in March 2021.

Food Club provides dignity in grocery store setting


Feature Story The Holland Memorial Day ceremony will happen without a parade this year due to COVID-19. File photo 2015.

Memorial parade canceled, ceremony still on


Feature Story Muskegon YMCA volunteers distribute bags of food to those in need.