Category Archives: Kim St. James’ Blog

Nominate A Veteran to be Honored on 107.3 Thunder!

There are so many amazing and beloved Veterans in West Michigan and we would love to show our appreciation by giving them a shout out on air! Veterans have done so much for our Country and we want to honor them in every way we can.  If you know a veteran who you would love…MORE

75th Anniversary Of End Of WWII Events

September 2nd marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II.  There are several celebrations and events planned in Thunder Country.  Today you can view signs with pictures and stories of WWII veterans, displayed on the lawn of the Village of Heather Hills as a way to honor them.  On September 1st, a…MORE

Free Outdoor Fitness Programs

You might not be able to go to the gym, but you can get in some exercise for free thanks to Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation.  They have several outdoor and at-home fitness programs for you to enjoy through September. MONDAYS, August 31 through September 28 (excluding Sept 7) *Zumba at Rosa Park Circle  6:30…MORE

Tulip Time’s Pedal The Provinces Going Virtual

Covid-19 has cancelled so many activities this year, however Tulip Time’s Pedal the Provinces is going virtual.  You can ride through your neighborhood, favorite scenic trail, or on your stationary bike anytime during the month of September.  All riders will have access to local route maps for each distance and a podcast episode.  Pedal the Provinces…MORE

Be A Part Of The Pillowcase Project At Ah-Nab-Awen Park

You don’t have to be crafty to be a part of the Pillowcase Project with Degage Ministries.  You can help raise awareness about the growing number of women facing homelessness by decorating a pillowcase.  Degage Ministries have served over 4,700 women through their Open Door Women’s Center and want to collect 4,700 pillowcases and display…MORE

GRPS Adds More Lunch Distribution Sites For Students

Students at Grand Rapids Public Schools are getting ready to go back to school virtually this fall, but what does that mean for students that count on school lunches?  The district is offering more meal sites for kids who need it.  Since COVID-19 began, GRPS has offered meals for students at four area locations.  The…MORE

Sunflower Days At Gull Meadow Farms

Get out into Thunder Country and take a drive this weekend to Richland for the 2nd Annual Sunflower Days at Gull Meadow Farms.  Stroll through 5 acres of sunflower fields.  There are dozens of different colors and many varieties of sunflowers to chose from.  Not only will you be able to pick your favorite sunflower…MORE

Win A Free Wedding Reception And Mini-Moon

2020 has not been anyone’s year, but for couples hoping to tie the knot with family and friends, it’s been dream shattering.  DeVos Place wants to change that for one lucky couple.  You could win a wedding reception and a mini-moon.  They are giving away a wedding reception out on DeVos Place Patio for up…MORE

Celebration Cinema Studio Park To Launch Two New Outdoor Events

We may not be able to watch a movie in a theater just yet, but Celebration Cinema’s Studio Park is launching a new outdoor event in downtown Grand Rapids.  Sunset Cinema will take place on Wednesday’s and feature an outdoor movie on their piazza starting Wednesday, July 15th.  Social distancing rules will be in place…MORE