News & Events

Great things are happening in Muskegon County. Visit this page often for the latest news, announcements, current deadlines, updates on recent events, or to find out what’s coming up next.

Recent News

Muskegon celebrates the unveiling of ‘Mastodons on the Loose’

Moxie the mastodon and her babies are whimsical and fun, but they also provide a very real chance for us to pause and connect with our history, to remember that we are one small chapter in a story filled with the people, creatures and places that have existed before us—and the ones that will exist after us.

‘One in a million’: Sherman Poppen, inventor of the Snurfer, remembered as a ‘driving force’ in Muskegon who changed thousands of students’ lives

Thank you, Sherm, for giving our community, our students, and our world wings. Thank you for reminding us that, in all of us, and in each our neighbors, there is a person worth loving, celebrating and empowering. You will be so very missed.

Governor Whitmer names Jocelyn Hines Youth Volunteer of the Year

A passionate advocate for women, people of color, and prosperity in our community, Jocelyn is the Program Officer at the Community Foundation and is a natural-born leader who has dedicated her life to organizing strong community neighborhoods and being a bold voice for social justice.

Upcoming Events

Spring Grant Application Deadline

friday, February 28, 2020

Online

The online application of intent is due by midnight, February 14, 2020 and the full application is due February 28, 2020.

Census Workshop for Community Groups

wednesday, March 4, 2020

5:30 p.m.
Hilt Building, 427 W. Western Avenue, Downtown Muskegon

Churches, service clubs, neighborhood associations, and volunteers are invited to learn about the upcoming 2020 Census and how to engage their communities.

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