EmbodyGR in East Grand Rapids has made it their mission to address this issue. The nonprofit endeavors to change society by removing negative stereotypes and fostering empathy and understanding through an unusual means: making yoga available to diverse demographics.
We dream of a world where we give peace a chance, of a future where we fight no more wars. But the wars of our history must not be forgotten – their legacies are too important, their personal sacrifices too great."To brighten the future, we must illuminate the past" is the operating principle of Lest We Forget, a nonprofit association established by a group of veterans.
Do-All, Inc. is a private nonprofit corporation founded in 1965 designed to help special-needs individuals in Bay County lead self-sufficient lives.
Saving mature trees on construction, expansion, and renovation project sites is the worthwhile endeavor of Re-Tree in Pontiac. The start-up is on the “cutting edge” of salvaging trees and other plant material by finding them new homes via a digital marketplace.
Eight B&Bs are presenting a Christmas Cookie Tour this year, where guests are invited to visit the region in the quiet of winter (the “calm”), to tour the festively decorated inns (the “bright”), and to enjoy an assortment of scrumptious cookies (the “delicious,” obviously!).
Good news: The artisans who inhabit the Makers Trail in Southwest Michigan are just as welcoming in the wintertime as they are in the summertime!
Incarceration within the ominous walls of one of the world’s largest prisons would be dreadful, but a visit to the on-site museum can be fascinating – particularly because Cell Block 7 was an active part of the penitentiary until 2007.
A great destination for family fun, the Sloan Museum’s mission -- along with sister organization Longway Planetarium -- is to create engaging experiences for the community that inspires a lifelong curiosity in history, science, and technology.
Northern Michigan is luminous and tranquil when covered in a fresh blanket of snow. The breathtaking vistas, charming destinations, and special events continue, enhanced by smaller crowds than one might find in a city. Several festive celebrations are planned across the region to welcome 2020.
Magically travel back in time with an adventure in two historic communities in south central Michigan that celebrate mystery, illusions, and more: Colon, fondly known as the Magic Capital of the World, and nearby Marshall, home to the American Museum of Magic!