One of the reasons heart attacks can occur during snow shoveling is the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion which increases the workload on the heart. As a result, too much strain on the heart during these conditions can cause a heart attack. For some people, walking through heavy or wet snow is enough to strain the heart. READ MORE ON SHOVELING SAFETY!
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum will offer free family performances at noon during Winter Break. Musical concerts by Joe Reilly and Steve Barber and storytellers Adam Mellema and Jenifer Strauss will entertain Museum visitors on the Wednesdays and Fridays following Christmas and New Year’s Day. READ MORE!
We are so excited to offer this exciting segment to downtown KALAMAZOO! And we are working hard to raise funds to connect the trail from Kalamazoo to BATTLE CREEK! And now, thanks to a generous donor, all funds raised from
now until April of 2018 WILL BE DOUBLED! READ MORE!
Open Positions in West Michigan
Educator Mrs. Young is honored for her dedication to students. READ MORE!
Hateful Things is a traveling exhibit from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University. This exhibit contains 39 items from the late 19th century to the present day and will be on display through January 14, 2018. READ MORE!
The City of Kalamazoo is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Dr. Lewis Walker Social Justice Youth Awards. As part of the citywide MLK Day of Service. READ MORE!
Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity Director of Construction Operations Tom Tishler won the 2017 Governor’s Energy Excellence Award for Best Residential Project, presented October 19, in Detroit. READ MORE ON HOW TO NOMINATE SOMEONE FOR 2018!
Students should submit poetry by December 20t
Kalamazoo Lively Arts’s PBS program features Community Voices Publisher and founder of Merze Tate Explorers. WATCH THE VIDEO!