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Asian and Pacific Islander Americans have a rich and vibrant history and have made significant cultural and economic contributions to our state and nation.With rising hate crimes and targeting of Asian Americans happening around the country, now is an especially critical time to celebrate AAPI culture and ensure our AAPI friends and neighbors feel safe and welcome in our communities.

Picture this: It's a warm summer day. The breeze is blowing. You're surrounded by towering trellises of climbing vines, meticulously designed and well-cared for flower beds in all colors, historic architecture and more. Sounds like a dream, right? Lucky for us, that dream comes to life on June 19, 2021 with the return of the Heritage Hill Annual Garden Tour.

For many, the outdoor summer concerts at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are a well-loved tradition—an opportunity to get lost in the sounds of a favorite artist; a chance to catch up with old friends; a moment to take in the beautiful Michigan weather.

Do you know a West Michigan woman who should be recognized for their contributions to the community? Nominate them for the 2021 West Michigan Woman Brilliance Awards!

While 2020 was a bust with lockdowns, closed businesses and cancelled events due to the aggressive onset of COVID-19, the Tulip Time Quilt Show Committee in Holland have used their creative talents to create a special keepsake to benefit the annual Tulip Time celebration, taking place this year from May 1-9.

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