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Monday, February 11, 2019
‘A service for all’ 211 connects counties to plethora of resources By Meghan Nelson |Daily News on February 11, 2019 When 211 was reinstated in Ionia and Montcalm counties last summer, it once again provided a way to connect residents to essential…
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Agencies offering active shooter preparedness training for non-profits By Evan Sasiela esasiela@sentinel-standard.com 616-522-6054 Posted Feb 2, 2019 at 1:01 PM United Way, Ionia Area Chamber of Commerce, are offering an active shooter preparedness…
Friday, November 2, 2018
CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE Child poverty is down, but Michigan children are still suffering November 2, 2018 By JEREMY WAHR Capital News Service LANSING — Childhood poverty in Michigan has decreased in recent years, but people living near the poverty…
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Isabella Bank closing Monday for service projects By Corey Micho, Oct 3, 2018 Isabella Bank is closing on Monday to allow their employees to partake in service projects. The closure is a part of their "Compassion for Action" event, which encourages…
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Helping teachers help kids By Mitchell Boatman 616-546-4209 Posted Aug 26, 2018 at 1:01 PM FENWICK - Running a classroom can be a difficult - and expensive - task for teachers. Luckily for early elementary school teachers in Ionia and Montcalm…
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Sponsor a Classroom initiative underway in Ionia, Montcalm counties By Mike Taylor | on July 21, 2018 IONIA — There’s an old saying among teachers, one you can find on posters hung in faculty lounges across the country. It reads: “It’ll be a great…
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Sponsor a Classroom initiative underway in Ionia, Montcalm counties By Mike Taylor | on July 21, 2018 IONIA — There’s an old saying among teachers, one you can find on posters hung in faculty lounges across the country. It reads: “It’ll be a great…
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
2-1-1 SERVICE EXPANDING TO SEVEN MORE COUNTIES May 29, 2018 Heart of West Michigan United Way's 2-1-1 program is one of the best in the nation, so we're expanding it to help even more people in Michigan. Now, people in Ionia, Montcalm, Lake, Newaygo…