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  • Mixlympics: Todd & Leigh Ann curl for championship title

    First it was ice hockey, then archery, now it’s time for the final round of the Mixlympics, curling. Todd and Leigh Ann are tied 1-1 in the competition for the Mixlympics trophy, so it all comes down to curling to see who will take home the gold. Watch as Todd and Leigh Ann step on the rink with the Kalamazoo Curling Club to learn how to play the sport, and compete to become the Mixlympics Champion. For more information on […]

  • One month until Laughfest! Check out these events leading up to the funny-fest

    Laughfest may be less than a month away, but there are some events leading up to the funny-fest people can participate in to help those in need in the West Michigan area. While the festival is full of laughter it’s also full of giving hearts. They’re getting ready to hosts fun events like the Funderwear Run, blood drives, and more to raise money for Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids to help others in need. There will be two blood drives this […]

  • WAR Chest Boutique aids women lured into human trafficking

    In Wyoming and Rockford, there are two cute stores that sell items and accessories like jewelry, ornaments, scarves and more at WAR Chest Boutique. However behind the amazing, vibrant, handcrafted creations, is a story of survival. WAR Chest Boutique helps women who have been lured into human trafficking. They are brought here after being rescued from a horrible situation, and are taught job skills like sewing and jewelry-making for employment instead. Plus when customers buy these products from the War […]

  • Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital raising awareness of rare diseases with special event

    Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital will be shining the light on many of their patients and families who are touched by rare diseases during a special event at the end of February. February 28 is Rare Disease Day, an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness for rare diseases and improve access to treatment and medical representation for individuals with rare diseases and their families. For Rare Disease Day, the hospital has a program planned for their […]

  • How My Pure Health Solution helped Charity lose weight in a healthy way

    Have you tried every type of weight loss option, had success, then gain it all back and then some? There’s a customizable program for those looking lose the weight for good with My Pure Health Solutions. Charity Johnson shares her story of how My Pure Health Solutions helped her lose weight without surgery and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Interested in signing up? My Pure Health Solutions has two locations: 3282 Clear Vista Court Northeast #20, Grand Rapids 1346 West Columbia Avenue, […]

  • Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for Feb. 19

    1. It’s Presidents’ Day, and in observance of the federal holiday, all Grand Rapids City offices will be closed today. The day is set aside to honor all of the past United States presidents who have served our country. Two of the country’s most prominent presidents, George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, come to mind as people celebrate this day because their birth dates fall close to this same time. Presidents Day is celebrated with public ceremonies in Washington, D.C. and […]

  • Let’s play “Fake News”: Leigh Ann goes to the circus

     

  • Get a “Taste of Soul” with food, music, and culture at GRPL on Sunday

    Have any meal plans for this Sunday? Bring the whole family out to “Taste of Soul Sunday” at the Grand Rapids Public Library . Taste of Soul Sunday is an annual event that celebrates African American culture and heritage through food, as well as music, crafts, and public speakers. Nolo’s Soul Restaurant will be one of the vendors serving food, and they came on the Morning Mix to show off their delicious treats. Food will be served from 1 to […]

  • Friday’s Friend: Cain

    Say hi to Friday’s Friend, Cain! He’s a 10-month-old Pit Bull Terrier Mix and weighs about 52 pounds. He loves to snuggle, nap on laps, and is very good at living with other dogs. Join Humane Society of West Michigan on February 24 and 25 at a Grand Rapids Griffins game to benefit animals in need!  Purchase tickets through www.griffinshockey.com/promocode using the promo code HSWM, and a portion of that ticket sale will be donated. Saturday’s game is dog friendly, so […]