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Juneteenth

Juneteenth – short for June Nineteenth – commemorates the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans in the United States. The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863…

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West Michigan Parks are Community Treasures

Parks, trails, forests, and green spaces cover thousands of acres and touch every corner of Kent County. As the weather warms, residents and visitors, alike, venture out to enjoy all the great West…

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Dutch Heritage

Dutch Heritage Large numbers of Dutch farmers began immigrating to America in the early 19th century, driven by high taxes and low wages. Many settled in the Midwest, especially West Michigan. A wave…

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West Michigan Sports Commission

Sports groups get an extra edge when they meet in Grand Rapids – the assistance of the West Michigan Sports Commission. The mission of the West Michigan Sports Commission is to promote this area as…

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Building a More Inclusive Business Community

Home to more than 130 global companies and one of the fastest growing economies in the U.S., West Michigan has long been known as a great place to do business. Whether in small, family-owned…

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Michigan Outdoor Recreation – Beyond Fun

With four distinct and gorgeous seasons, there’s no end to the fun that outdoor enthusiasts have year-round in Kent County and throughout Michigan. But there’s a whole lot more to the outdoor…

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