Bridge is having a birthday, and you're invited


Thank you for reading Bridge. We want to celebrate our sixth birthday with you!

Please join us for snacks, birthday cake and a cash bar with Bridge reporters, specials guests and live music.

This is a chance to meet the staff, share your ideas to improve Bridge, and participate in Q&A's with local community leaders. Let’s have a slice of birthday cake and raise a glass to YOU.

It’s free to attend these Bridge Birthday Parties, but space is limited. Click to RSVP below:

TRAVERSE CITY, August 24 at the City Opera House

With special guests Doug Luciani, Chief Executive Director of TraverseCONNECT and member of the Children’s Leadership Council of Michigan and Glen Chown, executive director of the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy. Live music by Ron Getz.

GRAND RAPIDS, September 7 at Founders

With special guest Ken Sikkema, Senior Policy Fellow at Public Sector Consultants and former Michigan Senate Majority Leader​, and Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce Vice President Andy Johnston​. Live music by Kevin Nichols​

DETROIT, September 14 at Atwater Brewery - SOLD OUT

With special guests Katy Locker, Detroit Program Director for the Knight Foundation, and Darci McConnell, President and CEO of McConnell Communications, Inc. Live music by Kevin Nichols​

All events run from 6-9 p.m.

Any questions? Contact outreach director Amber DeLind.

We can’t wait to see you there!

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