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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 08:18

Mackinac Bridge Walk Celebrates 60 Years

The great state of Michigan is celebrating an important birthday this year: The Mackinac Bridge Walk's 60th!

Published in Travel
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 10:15

Experience Michigan's Past

Bestselling Michigan author Lynn Austin, an eight-time Christy Award winner, delves into the rich history of our state in her new novel, Waves of Mercy.

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 06:53

Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend

Do you like to shop, sip wine, eat good food and relax with your girlfriends? If you've answered yes to even one of these questions, Downtown Holland's Girlfriends Weekend is for you! Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6, Holland's merchants and restaurateurs welcome you to enjoy their cozy city.

Published in Cityscene
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 00:00

When It's Time to Escape

Red, yellow, green, blue: Look around to find your clues ...

It's January. It's typically dreary—the month when the sky, pavement and landscape seem to share an ominous dull-grey hue. Thus it would make sense that when you read the headline, you surmised this would be about sunny getaways or mad snow sport adventures.

Published in Cityscene
Thursday, 16 October 2014 08:47

#MIKidsCan Video and Photo Contest

In partnership with Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching the #MIKidsCan Contest, asking Michigan kids ages seven to fourteen to share their favorite way to be active to encourage other children to get moving to live healthier lives.

Published in Family
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 09:35

Spring Break Road Trip

When it’s a blustery winter wonderland outside, our kids collectively cross their fingers and hope for a snow day. But before we know it, they won’t be thinking about just one day off from school: They’ll be anticipating an entire week off, and asking, “Mooommm, where are we going for spring break?” 

Published in Family
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 11:19

Ready to Run Michigan

Learn how to become involved in local government and be inspired to run for office at the Grand Valley State University Women Center's "Ready to Run Michigan" workshop.

The event, taking place April 21 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., aims to increase the number of women running for elected public offices, especially in states–like Michigan–where the ratio of elected officials leans more heavily toward men. Ready to Run, a bipartisan program, will host keynote speaker Shirley Franklin, the first African American woman elected mayor of Atlanta. Also attending will be former Sen. Patty Birkholz, and Shannon Garrett, formerly of the White House Project.

"We need more women in the elected office pipeline so that more women are ready to run for legislative seats when our current representation is termed out," said Garrett.

Click here to find out more, or to sign up for the workshop. The cost per person is $125 before April 1, and $140 after the beginning of the month.

Source: GVSU News and Information Services

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