Partnership improves Kent County Animal Shelter for adopters

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kent County Animal Shelter (KCAS) and Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) will begin changing the way they take in stray and/or unwanted cats, giving them a better opportunity at getting a second chance. Starting August 17, KCAS (our government-funded, open admission shelter) will only be accepting stray cats; HSWM will only be accepting owner surrendered cats. HSWM [...]

Church Message

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

This summer we had the joy of spending a few days camping with our children and grandchildren near the sand dunes by Silver Lake. I remember visiting there as a child walking the dunes, visiting the lighthouse and swimming in Lake Michigan. Then later as our children grew we returned to do some of the same things, running the dunes and watching the dune buggies master [...]

Metro Health Neighborhood Outpatient Centers Recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, or BCBSM, has recognized several Metro Health practices and neighborhood outpatient centers as patient-centered medical homes, or PCMH. PCMH is a model for care that promotes partnerships between individual patients and their personal physician. The model replaces episodic care based on illnesses with a more comprehensive approach to [...]

Cheslock Obituary

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mrs. Lorraine Catherine Cheslock of St. Ann’s Home, Grand Rapids, Michigan, formerly of Rockford, age 94, passed away on the evening of Thursday, August 13, 2015. Lorraine was born to Frank and Anna (Szturmowski) Napierala on Sunday, November 7, 1920, in Grand Rapids, and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Lorraine is survived by her loving daughters, Barbara [...]

Chrisman Obituary

August 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Larry Lee Chrisman, age 79 of Ada, Michigan, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Larry is survived by his wife of 58 years, Carolyn; his children, Rick Chrisman (Brenda), Linda Fontes, Laurie Ball (Patrick), Lisa Schichtel (Matthew), and Kim Charron; twenty-two grandchildren, Brad Chrisman, Katie O’Rourke, Stacey Chrisman, [...]
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