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Thursday, April 25, 2019
From the desk of Terri Legg, Executive Director - I am sad to share that Jon passed this morning. Jon's was much more than a businessman, husband, and father. He was a man of character that believed in service above self.  His life can be defined by…
Thursday, March 21, 2019
49% Percent of Montcalm County and 43% of Ionia County Households Fail to Make Ends Meet, United Way’s ALICE Report Shows The Michigan Association of United Ways Finds Low Wages, Reduced Work Hours and Depleted Savings among Challenges for Michigan’…
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…