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

2019 Ambassadors Reception

thursday, September 26, 2019

Muskegon Country Club
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Our annual Ambassadors Reception honors those community members who have set a distinguished leadership example by including the Foundation in their will, trust, or estate plan, naming the Foundation as a beneficiary of an insurance policy or retirement account, or creating a Fund at the Foundation.

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Our Board of Trustees is widely respected throughout the community for their philanthropic leadership.

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Highly engaged as residents and volunteers, members of our staff have first-hand knowledge and insight into our community.

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