Category Archives: Kelsey’s Blog

2020 Allegan County Fair is Cancelled

The 2020 Allegan County Fair is unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The tough decision came after “Many months of deliberation and sad hearts”, the organization stated in a press release on June 30. The board of directors realize how much of a priority it is to keep everyone safe and they believe…MORE

Lorde Teases New Music in Heartfelt Email to Her Fans

The music world has missed Lorde so much!! Ella Yelich-O’Connor, better known by her artist name Lorde,  has been pretty quiet over the past few months. In November, in a letter written to her fans, she revealed that she was greiving the loss of her dog and that it had been extremely difficult for her.…MORE

Humane Society of West Michigan is Offering a Virtual Summer Camp

What a cool experience for kids who love animals! During this period of social distancing, Humane Society of West Michigan is offering an awesome virtual summer camp perfect for all animal lovers.  The camp will be similar to the program that is typically offered in person, it will just be moved to an online platform.…MORE

New song from Florence + the Machine!

Florence + the Machine have released a new track to help out a coronavirus charity in the U.K. “Light of Love” was recorded during the sessions for the group’s last album, High as Hope. Florence Welch says, “‘Light of Love’ never made the record but I thought it would be nice to share it with the fans at this time…MORE

Grand Rapids Symphony’s virtual ‘Hallelujah’ performance

More than 70 musicians in the orchestra and chorus came together to create a virtual performance of the “Hallelujah” Chorus from Handel’s “Messiah,” now available for viewing online, according to a news release from the symphony. “During these extraordinary circumstances, we need music more than ever,” Music Director Marcelo Lehninger said. “Music sustains us and…MORE

Domino’s is giving away 10 million slices of pizza amid coronavirus outbreak

Domino’s new initiative, Feed The Need, will see the pizza chain teaming up with franchisees to donate 10 million slices of pizza to hospitals and the medical community, students, health departments, grocery store workers, families and more. In a press release Domino’s said they’re letting all 6,000 stores decide where the pizza should go since…MORE

Biggest, brightest supermoon of 2020 arrives tonight

The worse thing about April’s pink moon is it really isn’t pink. However, on Tuesday it will be the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year. The moon’s orbit will bring it closest to Earth at 10:35 p.m. EST Tuesday, according to AccuWeather. It will appear to be larger than it will at any other…MORE

#SharetheLoaf – Arnie’s Giving Free Meals to the Community

The Mission of Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company is to “Share the Loaf” with their Grand Rapids Neighbors. #SharetheLoaf is a two-fold movement: Firstly, the team at Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company wanted to serve high quality food for a reasonable price. They created a drive thru at the Leonard Street location of…MORE

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