The community support for the U.S. Coast Guard during the federal government shutdown has been overwhelming.
“Celebrating its 70th year, Fricano’s recognizes the longevity of the Musical Fountain and the tourism it brought to Grand Haven over the last 57 years,” said the Grand Haven restaurant’s manager, Jeanne Meyer.
The Tri-Cities community is stepping up to help Coast Guard personnel who are not getting paid during the federal government shutdown.
UPDATE: The Pronto Pup Winter Weekend event raised $4,118.50 for the Chief Petty Officers Association of the Coast Guard
The gift will help toward the campaign’s goal to raise $150,000 to replace the current 25-year-old sound system and renovate the riverfront buildings that house the current system, and improve overall sound quality and fidelity.
The event took place Sept. 9 at Hampton Green Farm in Fruitport Township.
Area non-profit organizations are making their wish lists, and checking them twice, hoping you’ll find in your heart to fulfill them, which sure would be nice.
Through the Direct Your Dollars program, the American Legion Auxiliary Post 28 in Grand Haven received a $1,000 donation from SpartanNash.
The Tribune will publish a non-profit “wish list” next week.
Joan Deters said in all the years she adopted a family for the holidays, she never imagined that her family would one day be on the receiving end.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Police officers, firefighters, emergency services staff and victim advocates helped 102 Grand Haven Area Public Schools students with their Christmas shopping Wednesday during the annual Shop with a Sheriff event.
Together with its customers and company associates, the SpartanNash Foundation’s scan campaign to provide hunger relief raised $278,105 to support more than 100 local food pantries and food banks in Michigan and seven other states.
Noto’s at the Bil-Mar is hosting a sneak-peek event on Tuesday, No. 27 from 6-9 p.m.
Shields of Hope, an organization of West Michigan police, fire and 911 dispatch personnel, is deep into Heroes Holiday mode.
Love in Action announced a partnership with Meijer this holiday season to provide hunger relief to local families through the Grand Rapids-based retailer’s customer-driven food pantry donation program, Simply Give.