Michigan

Michigan Gets A Second $5 Million Education Grant

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February 17th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a four-year, $5.5 million grant to ensure that children are prepared for school and success. “ELNC is one of the leading early childhood stakeholders in Kent County, and serves as a model for the rest of the state,” said Ali Webb, the foundation’s director of Michigan programs about the …..

Negwegon Park No Longer Split

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February 16th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

The Negwegon has been split into two parts since it was born over 50 years ago. It is now becoming one park thanks to a $900,000 federal grant to buy 391 acres of land between the park halves the state has long hoped join the park with. “The family reached out this summer and said they …..

Celebration Cinema Plans To Open Bar

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January 27th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

What could make a trip to the movies even better? How about a nice cold beer to enjoy alongside your popcorn. Celebration Cinema is hoping to bring that experience to their theater. “Throughout the United States and the State of Michigan, successful motion picture operators, including Celebration, are meeting modern moviegoers’ desire to have a …..

Lake Michigan’s Ice Caves – Beautiful But Dangerous

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January 26th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

Lake Michigan has some beautiful ice caves. They draw a lot of attention and many people want to explore the caves from the inside. These caves can be just as dangerous as they are beautiful and exploring them could result in injury. The caves could fall or melt and anyone inside could become trapped hurt. It …..

National River Rally Coming To Michigan

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January 15th, 2016 by A Life of Smiles Team

The Grand River restoration project has made Michigan the perfect place for the National River Rally. The event take place in May and attracts hundreds of people.  “Restoring the Grand River has captured the imagination of our community, and hosting River Rally will draw national attention to our city and our river restoration plans,” Mayor Rosalynn …..