Spectrum Health Culinary Medicine Program Receives $500,000 Grant from Michigan Health Endowment Fund

Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 16, 2018 – Spectrum Health Culinary Medicine is one of 54 organizations to receive a share of $10 million from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund (Health Fund) and is honored to accept a $500,000 grant to provide education to underserved populations across the state of Michigan. Spanning from Southeast Michigan to […]

Spectrum Health Foundation President honored at Annual National Philanthropy Day Celebration

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 – The Association of Fundraising Professionals West Michigan Chapter (AFPWM) has named Vicki Weaver as the recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional at the 32nd annual National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) luncheon on Nov. 15. “Vicki has made it her life’s work to support our community […]

68 GRCC students receive $357,994 in Spectrum Health scholarships

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13, 2018 —Sixty-eight Grand Rapids Community College students interested in health sciences or health careers are receiving scholarships through a partnership with Spectrum Health. GRCC and Spectrum Health celebrated the awarding of $357,994.43 in scholarships with a reception Nov. 12. Spectrum Health created the Spectrum Health Care Professionals Education Scholarship in 2016 to assist […]

Longtime Relationship and Remarkable Results Spur Formal Collaboration

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 1, 2018 – Experts from Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and Spectrum Health have been longtime collaborators in patient care and are now forming a deeper relationship. “For years we have worked closely with clinicians at Mary Free Bed to coordinate care for patients who can benefit from the highly specialized […]

Community Invited to Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 17, 2018 – Spectrum Health Healthier Communities,  Priority Health, Families Against Narcotics Grand Rapids Chapter  and Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services have teamed up to collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 27 at Healthier Communities (Widdicomb Building), 665 Seward Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. […]

Amway Becomes Title Sponsor of River Bank Run

Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct. 10, 2018 – River Bank Events and Media LLC announced today that Amway will take over as the title sponsor of the River Bank Run in 2019. The announcement was made during a news conference inside the Imperial Ballroom at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in downtown Grand Rapids, not far […]

Community Invited to Dispose of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 17, 2018 – Spectrum Health Healthier Communities and Families Against Narcotics Grand Rapids Chapter will be collecting unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at Healthier Communities (Widdicomb Building), 665 Seward Ave. NW, Grand Rapids. Citizens are invited to stop by to dispose of expired […]

Spectrum Health and Arivale, Inc. Partnering to Bring Scientific Wellness® to Michigan

Grand Rapids, Mich. and Seattle, Wash., – March 20, 2018 — Spectrum Health, one of the nation’s top health systems, and Arivale, the Scientific Wellness® company helping individuals optimize their health and avoid disease, announced today a partnership that will bring Scientific Wellness® to Spectrum Health. Spectrum Health is the first health provider in Michigan […]

Women Runners/Walkers Dig the Jig

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 5, 2018 – There will no doubt be a lot of green being worn by runners and walkers at the 35th annual Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K to be held on Saturday, March 17 – aka St. Patrick’s Day-  in East Grand Rapids. There could also be lots of pink, as […]

Health Pointe celebrates Grand Opening

GRAND HAVEN, Mich., March 1, 2018 — Health Pointe, a 50/50 joint venture between Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital, celebrated its grand opening today with a ribbon cutting that included leaders from Spectrum Health, Holland Hospital and other aligned health care partners. Opening to patients on Monday, March 5, Health Pointe will offer convenient access […]

Top Tips for Race Readiness

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 19, 2018 – The unofficial running season in West Michigan gets underway with the Spectrum Health Irish Jig 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 17. Online registration for the 35th Annual “Jig,” held this year on St. Patrick’s Day in East Grand Rapids, is available at The Irish Jig is recognized […]

GRFC Announces Spectrum Health as New Title Sponsor

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 13, 2018 – Grand Rapids Football Club is proud to announce Spectrum Health as the club’s new title sponsor for the 2018 season. The partnership will see the Spectrum Health logo emblazoned on the front of all GRFC men’s and women’s jerseys for the 2018 campaign. In addition, Spectrum Health Medical Group […]

Fifth Third Bank Expands Annual River Bank Run

Grand Rapids, Mich., Feb. 8, 2018 – Fifth Third Bank today announced expansion of its annual River Bank Run by bringing on River Bank Events and Media, LLC as owner and race management. Fifth Third will continue as title sponsor of the race. “For more than 40 years, Fifth Third has proudly supported this road race every […]

Grand Valley State University Board joins Spectrum Health in approving joint parking ramp

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich, Feb. 2, 2018 — Grand Valley State University, Spectrum Health System and the city of Grand Rapids moved a step closer to jointly addressing the parking issues along and around the Medical Mile in downtown Grand Rapids. The university’s Board of Trustees joined Spectrum Health in formally approving a parking ramp that […]

Spectrum Health Irish Jig Registration Opens

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 17, 2018 – With the start of the new year, Spectrum Health is determined to think spring. Online registration for the 35th Annual Spectrum Health Irish Jig, to be held in East Grand Rapids on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17, is live now at The Irish Jig is recognized […]

Spectrum Health Employees Honor MLK’s Legacy Through Community Service

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 12, 2018 – Spectrum Health is observing the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by offering its employees several volunteer opportunities across West Michigan on Monday, January 15, and throughout the week. Nearly 500 Spectrum Health employees have committed to volunteering at locations throughout the health system’s service area in Big Rapids, […]