Community Services

LifeWalk Events – June 20

May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Alpha Family Center will host its annual LifeWalk Events on Saturday, June 20th at Morley Park in Cedar Springs. The events include a 5K LifeRun at 8:30 a.m., Kids’ FunRun at 9:15 a.m., LifeWalk at 10 a.m. and Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, the Baby Bottle Blessing change drive runs through June. LifeWalk is a great time for families, including a coloring [...]

It’s Not Just a “Wish Upon a Star”

May 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Marcia Hufstader, member of Third Church of Christ, Scientist, Grand Rapids   “Lord, hear our cry” is the theme for National Day of Prayer this year, May 7th. This is taken from 1 Kings 8:28, which reads: “Hear the cry and the prayer that your servant is praying in your presence this day.” Interestingly, the first thing I read this morning falls right in [...]

Scouting for Food donations surpass last year’s record

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

With the generosity of the Rockford community, Boy Scout Troop 282 was able to collect 984 pounds of food as part of the 2015 national Boy Scouts of America Scouting for Food Drive.   Members of the troop distributed a 1,000 collection bags and flyers in Rockford neighborhoods on March 19 and returned on Saturday, March 21, 2015 to collect the donations. All goods [...]

2015 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis set for May 2nd, John Ball Park Zoo

April 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sowa family (Jenison, MI) travels to Washington DC advocating for legislation to help people who have arthritis. Patient’s Access to Treatments Act of 2015 introduced on March 25 in House of Representatives. Grand Rapids, MI –Help find a cure for arthritis by participating in the 2015 Grand Rapids Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, May 2, 10 AM, at the John Ball Park [...]
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