July 15, 2013; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Grand Rapids Restaurant Week, Aug. 14-24, will include more than 65 restaurants 16 for the first time. Special menu items from each of the participating restaurants were released this morning. See the complete list at restaurantweekgr.com.
… A dollar from each Restaurant Week meal sold during the event will be donated by the restaurants to a student scholarship fund at Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Since 2010, Restaurant Week Grand Rapids has donated nearly $60,000 to the scholarships.
July 14, 2013; The Herald-Palladium (Benton Harbor, Mich.)
BENTON HARBOR – Beach goers at Jean Klock Park in Benton Harbor can now buy hot dogs, hamburgers and other snacks at Beach Bites, opened July 1 by Kinexus in Benton Harbor.
… He’s (Ontaygo Johnson) already earned his associate’s degree in business administration from Grand Rapids Community College.
July 14, 2013; MLive
For the past several years, Michigan District 9 has had an easier road to reach a World Series because Pinery Park played host to the Central Region Big League baseball and softball tournaments.
… In addition to Murphey, the roster consists of Danielle Freeman (Hudsonville), Morgan Groom (Lowell), Autumn Anderson, Sam Merren, Sierra Mutschler and Mallory Teunissen (Wayland), Brittany McClain (Hopkins), Nikoma Holmen and Schyler Selander (Grandville), Jazmine Hamm and Hailey Houck (Byron Center), Teagan Shomin (Northview), Jessi Ramos (Rockford), Megan Lee (Byron Center/GRCC), Chelsea Zylstra (South Christian/GRCC), and Evie Lorimer (Spring Lake/Central Michigan).
Composting at GRCC
July 12, 2013; West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum