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Grand Rapids Balloon Festival

Grand Rapids Balloon Festival

Grand Rapids Sponsors & the Hudsonville Fairgrounds invite the public to a fun-filled weekend for all to enjoy!

The kick-off of this colorful festival starts at the Ah-Nab-Awen Park located downtown Grand Rapids by the Gerald R Ford Museum on Thursday, July 21 at 6:00pm. Guests have the opportunity, for $1 to walk inside a RE/Max hot air balloon, watch the glow of hot air balloons in the night sky, along with musical entertainment with Picnic in the Park until 10pm.

Bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to the Hudsonville Fairgrounds located at 5236 Park Avenue to experience activities galore on Friday & Saturday.

Friday, July 22 the community can enjoy numerous events from 5pm through 9:00pm and Saturday, July 23, beginning at 6:30am-8:00am (weather permitting) guest can experience Balloon Fly-Ins. Who will win, as pilots fly in the fairgrounds balloon area for a target? Family entertainment returns at 1pm through 9:00pm.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.

Metro Health Receives Recognition

Metro Health Receives Recognition

The leading cause of blindness, kidney disease & amputations in adults is key to the biggest health concern, Diabetes. Metro Health has proven their commitment for prevention of Diabetes by their recent honor.

Metro Health, for the second year has received full recognition for their Diabetes Prevention Program (DPRP). The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has presented Metro Health of this Recognition as of June 23, 2016.

The past 3 years, Metro Health has had 123 participants take part in this program. Each participant averaged 14.3 sessions attended in the first 6 months and 3.6 sessions attended in the second six months, had their body weight documented, had their physical activity recorded during the first six months and had to meet weight loss requirements.

Special Concerts & Fireworks

Special Concerts & Fireworks

A special 2 concert evening comes to Lamar Park with WY-FI fireworks following the show.

Trilogy and The Outer Vibe will entertain guest through the evening on Tuesday, June 28 with incredible musical talent. Trilogy, a 4 piece band takes to the stage at 7:00pm presenting classic music to currents hits. They’re the longest continually running band in Michigan. The Outer Vibe follows at 8:30pm with their unique musical energy. Fireworks will flood the sky above following the concert, roughly at 10:00pm.

Lamar Park is located at 2561 Porter St. SW in Wyoming, Michigan.

Visit www.wyomingcec.org for more information.

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Opens New Grandville Office in Bustling Commercial Corridor

Sun Title Agency, one of Michigan’s leading title and real estate transaction coordination companies, announced today the opening of the company’s new Grandville office in a converted, 3,000 sq. ft. space at 4600 Ivanrest. The transformed space replaces the company’s current location at 4693 Wilson Ave SW.

The converted space, which was formally a residential home, will accommodate as many as six employees. The new office will focus on providing commercial and residential title insurance and closing services and allows the company to expand its presence in the Grandville community.

Metro Health Farm Market Open Thursdays through October 13

Metro Health Farm Market Open Thursdays through October 13

Community consumers can enjoy the fruits of labor from local farmers, bakers & crafters this summer.

Sixty different vendors will showcase homemade foods, hand-craft items, baked goods and more. Don’t miss the fun family-friendly events and free parking all summer, long!

Visit Metro Health Farm Market located at 5900 Byron Center Avenue SW in Wyoming, Michigan on Thursdays

Call: (616)252-7200 or visit www.metrohealth.net/farmmarket

Kick-Off Concerts in the Park

Kick-Off Concerts in the Park

The Community Enrichment Commission invites residents to Lamar Park as it comes alive for the first time this spring/summer on May 31.

The most popular & highly accomplished band, The Verge Piper kicks-off Concerts in the Park of the 14 band line-up for 2016, starting at 7:00pm on Tuesday at Lamar Park located at  2561 Porter Street SW in Wyoming, Michigan.

Guests will experience this free concert showcasing an assortment of music from their 2 children’s albums, along with the Rock mix-ins that made them well-known.

Visit www.wyomingcec.org for more information.