April 19, 2024 7:59 am
Search
Close this search box.

Local News

Neighborhood Summit Will Host a Marketplace Park Party July 16

Credit: iStock

According to a city press release,

The synergy, learning and community celebration from May’s Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit continues at Garfield Park on Saturday, July 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Summit Marketplace Park Party. This event will feature community resource tables, local diverse vendors, opportunities to learn about and engage with many City and community initiatives, and entertainment and activities for the entire family. Garfield Park is located at 250 Burton Street SE, Grand Rapids, 49507.

“Building on the success of last year’s Summit Marketplace featuring over 30 diverse vendors, we are excited to bring the Marketplace to Garfield Park and add additional resources and fun activities,” Stacy Stout, director of equity and engagement, said. “Summit gives neighbors a chance to connect, have fun, learn about a variety of topics and opportunities to make a positive impact in Grand Rapids, and access to goods and services provided by local vendors.”

Those interested in vending or having a community resource table at the July 16 Summit Marketplace Park Party can email summit@grcity.us.  For more information, visit www.grandrapidsmi.gov/summit and follow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GRNeighborhoodSummit.

A Shrinking Job Market- State of Employment in MI

Data from the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides insight into the scope of employment in Michigan. With information from as recently as January, 2024, we can compare Michigan’s employment turnover data with that of other states to get a better picture of how things stand here in the Great Lakes State.