Voluntary RE:action

Welcome to our volunteer column sponsored by Grand Rapids Community Foundation. Discover which volunteer position best describes you. Pick a

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Forever Fit: Your Anti-Aging RX

by Kelly Brown • photography by Two Eagles Marcus The benefits of exercise are too numerous to count. And while short-term

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Decoding Holiday Party Dress Codes

by Cathy Starnes Holiday party season is upon us and, as we look forward to joyful times with friends and family,

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Creating Your Joy This Holiday Season

by Renee Franklin  Traditions remind of us to immerse ourselves in the blissful present,celebrate connections with our loved ones and

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With These Hands: Mary Lou Smith

by Elyse Wild • photography by Dianne Carroll Burdick  Smith is perched on a piano bench, the lone soul on the

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Season’s Eatings: Updating Your Holiday Menu

by Samantha Suarez | photography by David Specht When it comes to holiday meals, you already know the drill: Honey-baked

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Last Chance Holiday Market at the Pyramid Scheme

by Bri Kilroy | photography courtesy of Pyramid Scheme Whatever it is that’s kept you from completing (or starting) your holiday

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The Gift of Getting Involved: Creating Community in Uptown GR with Christine Helms-Maletic

by Bri Kilroy | photography by Two Eagles Marcus Christine Helms-Maletic and her family decided they were going to experience

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The Magic of Marge

by Kate Branum | photography by Two Eagles Marcus Upon entering the small shop, nestled comfortably on 28th Street in

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10 Ways to Experience Joy This December

by Peaches McCahill Joy—the radiating, coveted emotion that makes our souls shine. Here are ten daily actions to elevate to

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