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Christy Malone and her husband ate organic foods and used all-natural beauty products such as deodorants, soaps, shampoo and makeup. It wasn't until the bursting of a disposable diaper on their second child that the couple questioned what products they were using on their children. Read more...

Knock On Wood

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 10:48
Going into business with your friend? Sounds risky! But the women from Rustic City Living will tell you otherwise. Read more...
"It's pretty much a family affair," said Margaret (Peg) Finkelstein, Director of the Peg & Mort Finkelstein Historical Archives at Temple Emanuel in Grand Rapids. Read more...

Giving Girls a Voice

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 07:44
"I learned very early that no matter what was going on in my life, music was the constant that could help me through," said Stephanie Leonardos, President and CEO of Amerikam. "I would incorporate it into everything." Read more...
"Unconditional love is what drew me to this ministry," said Marge Palmerlee, Executive Director of Dégagé Ministries, an organization that offers help—and hope—to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in Grand Rapids' Heartside Neighborhood. Read more...
Breast cancer affects everyone—both men and women. That's why the American Cancer Society (ACS) recruits men to fight breast cancer through their Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Read more...

A Strong Will to Survive

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 11:22
"I need to be alive for my kids." Jori Phillips, a mother to three girls and one boy, was 35 when she felt a lump in her breast. She was breastfeeding her baby when one breast felt empty, and the other constantly felt full of milk. Read more...

The Neighborhood Coffee Shop

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 07:23
The worn wooden floorboards creak at The Sparrows Coffee Tea and Newsstand, and the back wall is five different shades of paint. "It's gritty, but warm and welcoming," said Lori Slager Wenzel, owner and founder. Read more...

And That’s the Bottom Line

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 07:45
Floriza Genautis, Founder and CEO of Management Business Solutions, Inc. (MBS), knows staffing. After graduating with a degree in math and computer application from De La Salle University in the Phillippines, she had a job waiting for her. Instead, Floriza moved to Silicon Valley to be closer to her family—and ended up mopping floors at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Read more...

Fashionably Faithful

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:12
A new boutique in East Hills boasts not only ethical and fashionable clothing, accessories and home goods, but a place of encouragement and reflection in faith. Adored Boutique opened December 2016 in the Uptown Shopping District. The 1,200-square foot building was previously Cheveux Salon and the owner, Emily Smith, is thrilled about the location and the new course her life has taken. Read more...

 

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