Final preps for Tribute on the Grand; few volunteer spots still available

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Tribute on the Grand is Saturday and there is still room for a few more volunteers.

If you can spare a few hours, contact Matt at .  Volunteers do get benefits - including free beer.

FOX 17 is proud to partner with Founders Brewing Co. to present “Tribute on the Grand”, a fundraising event in support of Grand Rapids Whitewater. The event, which takes place on September 10, 2016 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids is expected to draw 6,000 people to the river.

This community event, which is FREE to the public, will feature plenty of Founders beer along with national tribute acts L.A. Vation and Free Fallin’, with local acts The Wolf Pack from Mars and Jim Shaneberger Band and Friends. “Tribute on the Grand” will also feature a one-of-a-kind beer dinner on the Gillette Bridge overlooking the Grand River.

Grand Rapids Whitewater is a group of; individuals, rowing and paddling clubs, anglers and businesses dedicated to helping Green Grand Rapids achieve the dream of putting the namesake rapids back in the Grand River for everyone’s enjoyment. Their goal is to partner with the city to create a safer, more exciting river experience for everyone.

For more information and for a schedule of events, please visit:

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