Because of a designer’s error, two columns in the COVID-19 numbers box were intermingled on Sunday, incorrectly combining recoveries and confirmed infections in the printed edition.

To Honor Bank and its employees, who donated $6,500 to 28 local organizations through its Caring Through COVID-19 program. The bank offered $100 to each employee for a donation to an accredited 501©(3) community nonprofit of their choosing, according to a release. All of its employees partic…

To students, faculty and staff from Grand Valley State University’s Regional Center in Traverse City, who made donations of personal protective equipment to Munson Medical Center.To Kathy Stutzman, nurse manager on the cardiothoracic/COVID unit at Munson Medical Center and winner of the 2020…

To a group from the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Career-Tech Center, which decided to donate about 150 hanging flower baskets grown by students in the Agriscience and Natural Resources Program to Munson Medical Center staff, and another 60 baskets to residents at the Grand …

Home should be a cradle of safety. During times of external stress, like a pandemic, a safe home becomes our last harbor of refuge. That’s why shelter-in-place rules are a primary tool in the battle against COVID-19.

To the Consumers Energy Foundation. Traverse Connect and Venture North received a $200,000 grant from the Foundation for the Regional Resiliency Fund. The Fund grants $5,000 to small businesses in Benzie, Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties.

To the Rotary Club of Traverse City, which is celebrating 100 years of service to the region. It was chartered in May 1920, just 15 years after the first Rotary Club was formed in Chicago.

To Elk Rapids. A $400,000 federal grant for green infrastructure projects was awarded to the small village along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Like all health care professionals, registered nurses are in great demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an era when qualified graduate nurses should be able to get to the bedside as quickly as possible, with as little red tape as possible.

To a group from the Interlochen Arts Academy. The parody of The Knack’s “My Sharona” coming out of the academy is gaining some traction online. The song, “Bye Corona,” is serving as a public service announcement to help people practice safe policies and actions through the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To Michigan Potatoes and the Food Bank Council of Michigan, which partnered to provide food for children, families and seniors. Michigan Potatoes donated $5,000 to the food bank to distribute potatoes throughout its network.

To our local public bus authorities: Essential workers and essential errands only, but public buses are keeping their doors open.

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