PRESS RELEASE WHAT: With just over one week left to go until the 36th Annual Access Hunger Walk, agencies across West Michigan are making a final push to raise $150,000 and have 1,000 people in attendance. The community is encouraged to: 1. Donate to the Hunger Walk at accessofwestmichigan.org 2. Form a Hunger Walk team [...]
PRESS RELEASE LANSING – With the craft beer craze continuing to sweep the state of Michigan and summer approaching, Pure Michigan and Founders Brewing Co. have teamed up to give fans and craft beer enthusiasts a chance to pick a Founders beer style that best represents Pure Michigan. The beer chosen by fans will be [...]
Governor Rick Snyder has declared April as “Michigan Wine Month” to honor Michigan’s wide selection of quality wines and the wine industry’s significant contribution to the economy. Sales of Michigan wine in the state rose more than 6 percent in 2012, while total wine sales increased just 1 percent. Michigan wine sales have outpaced total wine sales over the past 10 years, doubling Michigan wineries’ market share to 6.5 percent.
I’ll be helping out at the Slow Food West Michigan booth on Thursday, stop by and say hello! PRESS RELEASE As February turns to March, the 2013 West Michigan Home and Garden Show will fill DeVos Place with hundreds of products and services, dozens of free seminars and demonstrations, contests and attractions, and, of [...]
Even if you are unattached, Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to splurge on chocolate and go out to eat. Below are some ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day in West Michigan. Special Dinners Check out the restaurant directory for locally-inspired fare. Of special note: The Saburba Dinner at Sietsema Orchards~ Feast for Aphrodite on Feb. 13. and Artful [...]