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LaughFest clean comedians chuckle for good health

LaughFest 2014 is here. The 10-day festival kicks off this Thursday, March 6th in Grand Rapids. This year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is sponsoring the Clean Comedy Showcase series. A two-day comedic set, the Clean Comedy Showcase offers…

Cancer Awareness

We Bree-Lieve in the power of donating blood

It can be hard to really see where your blood donations will go and who they will impact, yet that notion helps individuals understand the necessity and implications of their good deed. For example, Bree, who is a little girl…

Cancer Awareness

Top 5 must-sees at this year’s LaughFest

In its fourth year, LaughFest promises even more belly laughs at the 10-day festival, spanning March 6th to March 16th. As laughter provides positive benefits to your health, LaughFest aims to highlight those benefits and bring the community together in…

 

4th Annual LaughFest returns to Grand Rapids with big names to benefit Gilda’s Club

LaughFest in Grand Rapids kicks off in just less than two months, from March 6 to March 16th across West Michigan. The lineup features big names like Jim Gaffigan, Chris Rock, Lily Tomlin and Jay Leno. Tickets are now on…

Cancer Awareness

Top 11 Reasons Grand Rapids/West Michigan is the #1 Place to Visit in 2014

A huge thank you to various national publications for appreciating the gem that is Grand Rapids and West Michigan in the recent year. Most recently added to the list, Lonely Planet, the well-known travel advisor, listed Grand Rapids and the…

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Terri Tate: humorist and two-time cancer survivor

Terri Tate embodies what it means to be a comedian disguised as a nurse and teacher. A down to earth woman who has become a truly inspirational humorist amidst her cancer struggle, Tate now stresses the importance of adding humor…

Healthy Community

 

LaughFest’s LaughteRx: emotional health speaker series

After a whirlwind ten days of laughter, LaughFest 2013 has come to a close. For the second year in a row, LaughFest put on an emotional health series, LaughteRx, focused around the emotional and health benefits of laughter. This year’s…

Healthy Community

Gilda’s Club’s David Abbott speaks on Laughfest and LaughteRx

LaughFest will take over the city of Grand Rapids with 10 days of comedians, laughter, and awareness from March 7 – 17, 2013.  A series titled LaughteRx focuses on health awareness and the benefits of laughter. LaughteRx features three different speakers,…

Healthy Community

Is laughter really the best medicine?

What do you call a pig that knows karate? A pork chop! Ha! Corniness aside, a silly joke or a ‘punny’ pun can do more for your health than just causing a chuckle and creating a smile. Research on the…