Bishop McMurray of Renaissance Church of God in Christ dies at 63
11/2/22 WOOD TV
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Bishop Dennis J. McMurray of Renaissance Church of God in Christ has died, the church confirmed Wednesday.
… In October, McMurray was honored for his social activism and leadership for social change in the area with the GIANT among Giants award. He served on the Michigan Community Corrections Board, the National Board of Bethany Christian Services, Kent County Community Mental Health and Spectrum Health Executive Patient & Advisory Board. He was previously honored with the Religious Life GIANT Award and the Who’s Who Award in Black Grand Rapids by the Black Chamber of Commerce of Detroit.
Grand Rapids pastor, community leader Bishop McMurray passes away
11/2/22 FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The congregation of Renaissance Church of God in Christ has lost their senior pastor, and Grand Rapids has lost a community leader.
… Only a month prior to his death, Bishop McMurray was honored for his leadership in his church and beyond, when Grand Rapids Community College named him the 2022 GIANT Among Giants on October 1.
Restaurant Week returns to Grand Rapids with over 40 specialty menus, foodie prizes
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Back by popular demand, Experience Grand Rapids is kicking off its 13th annual Restaurant Week GR with more than 40 participating restaurants.
… Additionally, Experience Grand Rapids will donate $1 for every check-in to a scholarship fund for the Grand Rapids Community College Secchia Institute for Culinary Education.
Restaurant Week celebrates local culinary scene
11/2/22 Grand Rapids Magazine
One of the best opportunities to try Grand Rapids restaurants kicks off this week.
… Each check-in to the digital pass also results in Experience Grand Rapids donating $1 to the Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. Since Restaurant Week GR began in 2010, it has contributed more than $150,000 to the local culinary education program.
Grand Rapids Community College announces coaches for new soccer teams
11/3/22 FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Community College has announced the coaches for the school’s new soccer program. They are Lizzy Hornack and Damiekco Smith.