The WGVU Morning Show

Healthy Headlines

May 22, 2017
Kent County, MI

Healthy Headlines, a monthly conversation with guests from the Kent County Health Department.

Caledonia Community Players present the Little Mermaid in June. Cast members join us in studio to talk about it.

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes will induct community leaders tonight at the 2017 West Michigan Business Hall of Fame. Jay Ediger joins us.

Getting Green

May 22, 2017

Michigan Green Communities with Jamie Kidwell-Brix, Michigan Green Communities Network Coordinator.

Caregiving Seminar

May 22, 2017

We put the spotlight on the Caregiving.  We talk about a free seminar happening June 6 for those who are caring for an aging or medically challenged family member. Guests join us in studio.


The 2017 Spring HBA Parade of Homes starts Friday with homes open for touring and sharing the most current trends in construction and home design. We talk to Andy Lofgren about the details.

Veteran's Job Fair

May 22, 2017

Representative Holly Hughes stops by to discuss tomorrow's Veteran's Job Fair with over 75 businesses and open to the public.


May 22, 2017

We talk Philanthropy with guests from YNPN. Today, Chelsea Wojes discusses the upcoming conversation starter about volunteer engagement.

Leandro Lara / Carbon Stories

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations and individuals advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Marcel "Fable" Price, aka Fable the Poet, who is the new Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, and a teaching artist and co-founder of The Diatribe, a poetry based non-profit, using creating writing as a catalyst for community change and youth outreach. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell, project director of WGVU’s grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in the area of racial equity.

We talk about the wellness event Unleash Your Inner Animal, taking place at John Ball Zoo. The event features a sports tournament, a scavenger hunt and more.  Will Ellermets of Battle of the Gains is in studio to tell us all about it.