New 2nd Ward Commissioner Selected

Creston Neighborhood Association would like to congratulate Ruth Kelly on being selected the 2nd Ward’s New Commissioner!  Kelly will be replacing David Legrand who vacated the seat to run for state senate.  CNA is excited to have Ruth  advocate for our neighbors and their needs in the City Commission.  Her deep roots and knowledge of … Read more

A Thank You to our Neighbors from the GRPD.

The incident that happened near Ann St. and Center St. this past Thursday was unexpected and unpredictable.  Some aspects of crime are just unpreventable, and that is when we depend on the skills and training of our Grand Rapids Police Officers to ensure our safety when every critical second counts.  The neighbors of Creston are … Read more

Free Rain Barrel Workshops, Free Rain Barrels

Our neighborhood’s Living Green in Creston committee (LGC), in partnership with the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC), is pleased to announce free rain barrel workshops to be held around the Creston neighborhood starting in March. These workshops will be free and open to Creston neighbors by contacting the CNA office or by signing up … Read more

Calvin’s Community Health Worker program is back again!

For several years now, Calvin College’s nursing department has been running the Community Health Worker Program.  There are several Community Health Workers who work for the Creston/Belknap area.  The have been hired from within the community to advocate for and educate their neighbors.  They are paired with senior nursing students and meet individually with neighbors … Read more

Creston Car Show!

On Sept. 12, Creston Neighborhood Association had the privilege of participating in the Creston Car Show.  The Car Show was a great success with many participants from all over the state showing their cars.  The purpose of this car show is to showcase our business community and raise funds for our community non-profits.  Creston was … Read more

Three Creston Businesses Take Home Awards

Nearly 300 people crowded Wealthy Theatre the evening of November 5 in support of Grand Rapids’ neighborhood businesses nominated for top honors in the 20th Annual Neighborhood Business Awards.  The event is sponsored by the Neighborhood Business Alliance and Neighborhood Ventures.   View the full story at Rapid Growth Media, but stop first to congratulate our … Read more

Participation Needed for Membership Survey

In order to better serve our community, CNA is working with the School of Public and Nonprofit Administration at GVSU to gather information about our current members. Please visit to help us get to know you a bit better and hear your perspective on our neighborhood. The survey will be open until November 9. … Read more