Monday, February 16, 2009

City of Grandville

The City of Grandville has a "Charting New Courses" slogan. Their core valuels are Faith, Family, Honesty, Caring, Respect, and Responsibility.

In 2008, Grandville celebrated it's 75th anniversary. During the celebration weekend, the mayor had the opportunity to dedicate Lee Street Park and then 500 resident continued the celebration at Fire Department.

Grandville has 16,500 residents and an amazing fire department. Check our the link for the full details and pictures of the vehicles they use to keep the city safe. The department also is involved in block parties, national night out, CPR training, open houses, pre-school tours, and safe kids coalition.

The police department has grown to 28 officers. Extensive commercial growth in the south end includes the Rivertown Crossings Mall, one of the largest malls in the state. The area around the mall now includes many new restaurants and other new businesses. The mall and other new businesses have made Grandville one of the top attractions in West Michigan. Each year, over 14 million people visit the mall alone with many more people visiting the other area businesses. The police department growth has kept crime rates low and quality of life high.

Downtown Grandville holds a gem! The Grandville branch of the Kent District Library.

The city has many parks including Wedgewood Park. It has a nice play area for the kids, covered pavillion for picnics and a rock lined creek which is a beautiful place for picture taking. Also, plenty ducks to feed!

The City of Grandville has an extensive school system, including public and private schools.

Since the opening of Rivertown Crossings Mall, which houses tons of stores, there has been an astounding influx of fine dining resturants including Kobe Steakhouse, Applebees, TGI Friday's, Red Robin, Logan's, Texas Roadhouse, Outback steakhouse, Carabba's, and Olive Garden.

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