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Mercy Health opens North Muskegon facility

NORTH MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Mercy Health patients in Muskegon County can now find urgent care, primary care and diagnostic services under one roof.


Mercy Health announced the opening of its North Muskegon facility Thursday. The 30,000-square-foot space is located at the corner of Holton and N. Roberts roads and resembles the facility Mercy Health West Michigan recently opened in Hudsonville.


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DTE Energy earns Wildlife Habitat Council’s highest honor with 36 certified programs in Michigan

DETROITDec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — From creating pollinator gardens for native bees and monarch butterflies to restoring hundreds of acres of land to its native state, the employees of DTE Energy are now recognized as national leaders in wildlife habitat and environmental protection.


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Influx of tourism dollars in Muskegon translates to jobs, economic boost for region: state report

With its music and arts festivals to its beaches, breweries, museums, and more, Muskegon is increasingly drawing more tourists to the county—and an influx of visitor spending is translating to jobs and an economic boost for the region, according to a recently released statewide economic report.


Visitor spending increased by 3.1 percent in Muskegon County in 2017 over the previous year, according to the state of Michigan’s annual Economic Impact of Tourism report released late last week. A little more than $313.3 million was spent by visitors in Muskegon County in 2017, resulting in 4,667 direct and indirect jobs in the county. Directly, tourism dollars support 3,157 jobs in Muskegon County, according to the same report.


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Law firm adds practice

A law firm in the region has added a new practice in response to “a need” in its market.
Muskegon-based Parmenter Law said this month its new family law practice will focus on numerous issues: divorce, collaborative divorce, child support, child custody, paternity rights, adoption, guardianships, modification of decrees, spousal maintenance, legal separation, protection orders and property division.


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Muskegon Community College opens new Health and Wellness Center

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. – A celebration was held Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Muskegon Community College to mark the opening of the school’s new home for health programs.


The $14 million Health and Wellness Center is much more than exercise space. It includes a partnership with Mercy Health that makes the building unique.


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A Fantastical Holiday Adventure’ awaits at the Muskegon Museum of Art

Each year, Muskegon Museum of Art volunteers and staff transform gallery spaces with festively designed Christmas trees and decorations for the annual Festival of Trees. This year is no exception. The festival opened Wednesday, Nov. 21, and runs through Dec. 2.


The Festival has become a local community holiday tradition that offers special events, holiday music, visits with Santa, money tree and special gift raffles and holiday shopping. Festival of Trees looks different every year; this year’s theme is “A Fantastical Holiday Adventure.”


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‘Giving Tuesday’ event in Muskegon supports reading

MUSKEGON, MI. – United Way of the Lakeshore took part in Giving Tuesday on Nov. 27 by hosting an event for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.


The county music star gives free books each month to children around the country, including 4,000 kids in Muskegon and Oceana Counties.


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EarthTronics Introduces High-Efficient, LED Area Light Series for Exterior Wide-Flood Area Illumination for Parking Lots and Roadways

MUSKEGON, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces a highly-efficient, flexible LED Area Light Series for exterior, wide-flood area illumination of parking lots and roadways for campuses, auto dealerships, commercial, industrial, educational, healthcare and municipal facilities.


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College opening $14.1M health and wellness center

A college is opening a new 52,000-square-foot health and wellness center in the region.


Muskegon Community College is hosting a grand opening at noon on Nov. 27 for its new $14.1-million Health and Wellness Center, at 221 S. Quarterline Rd.


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Become active in the local community and connect with other small businesses.

MUSKEGON, Mich.–If you’re looking for a fun way to bounce back from Black Friday, here’s an event you might want to keep in mind.


THE Muskegon Museum of Art’s Festival of Trees is underway!


You can literally hear the Christmas spirit in the air while walking the halls at the Muskegon Museum of Art.


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Volunteer at the Lakeshore Art Festival! The festival features a unique blend of fine art, craft, music, food, and fun in beautiful Downtown Muskegon, Michigan.


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