Development News Memorial bench honoring Colice Pearcy Malek

Community volunteer documents park memorials

Surprising amount of memorials placed in City parks.

Development News Islamic Center of Midland

Islamic Center of Midland invites community to meet their Muslim neighbors

The open house takes place on Saturday, Oct. 21, and includes cultural displays and speakers.

Feature Story “Our goal is for every student to find what they love to do."

Future culinary professionals learn skills in this historic downtown Coleman facility

Coleman Community Schools Culinary Arts program is developing a recipe for success.

Longform Eric Lupher, president of the Citizens Research Council of Michigan.

Michigan organizations work to improve poor health outcomes through "path to a prosperous future"

A group of Michigan political, health care, community, and foundation leaders are working together on a project that aims to coordinate sustained investments in Michiganders' health.

Development News The Northwood University International Auto Show takes place Fri-Sat, October 6-8.

The 60th Northwood University International Auto Show invites you to CONNECT

The student run outdoor auto show on the campus of Northwood University returns for its 60th year.  It's a great experience for the students and car lovers.

Development News United Way volunteer at local resale shop.

United Way campaign encourages giving back to community

The annual United Way of Midland County campaign is well underway, with the goal of bringing together neighbors and giving back. This year’s campaign goal is $4.7 million.

Feature Story CTE team offers summer camps.

Midland County ESA helps create path for students to follow their passion

The belief in discovery over recruitment steers students toward a bright future.

Longform Emily Miller, Crime Victims Legal Assistance Project managing attorney.

Scams rob Michigan elders of millions, but health providers and nonprofits offer help

Michigan organizations that provide health care and other services for older adults are working to reduce the impact of scams through education and legislative help.

Development News The Becnel Residence by Francis "Red" Warner

Alden B. Dow Home and Studio celebrates Midland’s resiliency

Midland has been through a lot, yet come out on top. The latest public tours hosted by the Alden B. Dow Home and Studio celebrate the community’s resiliency and beauty, showcasing three separate Mid-Century Modern homes.

Feature Story Streetscape project, Priority One, complete on South Saginaw Road.

Center City Streetscape Complete

Community celebrates end of Priority One construction on Saginaw Road Streetscape; looks toward the Circle Priority Two

Longform Home-based early childhood educators are essential to Michigan's childcare and preschool landscape.

Home-based early childhood educators weigh in on PreK for All

A common concern about PreK for All that came up during listening sessions was the role of home-based childcare and early education providers.

Feature Story Early Education Matters,

Pre-K para Todos mejorará a largo plazo la salud, la educación y los resultados sociales de los niño

Cuando se trata de educación, el Kids Count Data Book (Libro de datos sobre el recuento de niños) de 2023 sitúa a Michigan en el puesto 42 de los 50 estados. Una de las muchas maneras en que el estado está trabajando para mejorar la calidad y la equidad en la educación es mediante el avance de Pre-K gratuito para todos.

Development News The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Midland Center for the Arts fall season offers entertainment and education for all ages

 Midland Center for the Arts is kicking off fall programming with educational and entertaining options for all ages. Symphony performances, concerts, community theatre, science, education, art workshops, and more are included in the lineup.   

Development News 90th anniversary for the Midland Lions Club

Profile Q & A focuses on the Midland Lions Club

In our series about local service organizations and their impact on our community, Catalyst interviews the president of the Midland Lions Club.

Feature Story MYPros Marybeth Penkala and Kevin LaDuke present a check to Stacie Scherman, Nor'East Outdoors

MyPros making an impact

A crowdfunding initiative by young professionals is helping local businesses and the community.

In The News The Boulevard Lounge is located  at 316 S. Saginaw Road in Midland.

Bully for “The Bully”

The Boulevard Lounge, a fixture in Midland’s bar/restaurant scene, has updated the front and the back of the house.

Development News Image of planned new Nature Education Center at the Chippewa Nature Center

Chippewa Nature Center to expand with new education center

The Chippewa Nature Center has announced plans for expansion, focusing on building nature connections for the youth of today and tomorrow. Their plans include a new Nature Education Center. 

Development News The groundbreaking for the Grove Park restroom project was held on Sept 7, 2023.

A Changing Place improves accessibility

A new, first of its kind “inclusive” restroom facility will be built in Grove Park.

Longform A number of financial incentives for post-secondary education help those interested in an early education career.

Michigan looks to create a better career path for early childhood educators

Improved career pathways, state incentives, and improved wages are essential to recruiting and retaining the early education workforce needed for the PreK for All roll-out.

Development News Neighboring Week is September 24-30.

Neighboring Week planning underway

There are a variety of ways you can take part in Neighboring Week in Midland, September 24-30.

Community Calendar

NAMI Midland Support Groups

Monday, December 11, 7:00pm
Community Mental Health, 218 Fast Ice Drive, Midland
NAMI Midland monthly support groups meet on the second Monday at 7:00pm at Community Mental Health.  Support groups for family members/caregivers  and persons living with a mental health condition. For more info, call 989-948-3273 or email: namimidlandmi@gmail.com.
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In connection to our upcoming exhibition, A Selection From Midland Center's Permanent Collection, we continue our Beyond the Exhibit series with a panel to discuss “The Artist’s Journey": the transformational process both art and artist experience ...
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Based on the heartwarming classic film, Irving Berlin's White Christmas is a holiday favorite for the whole family. Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song and dance act. The two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at ...
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Broadway star Abby Mueller hosts our annual Midland Center tradition. Her breathtaking voice will be joined by the Choirs of the Center caroling all of your favorite seasonal tunes, accompanied by your own Midland Symphony Orchestra. Abby originated the role of Queen ...
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