2017 Neighborhood Recognition Award Nominations

This award is presented to a resident, community-based organization/staff member, or locally owned business/business owner that has consistently demonstrated a strong commitment to the well-being of those who live on the lower West Side of Grand Rapids, and has made a significant contribution toward a quality of life that is marked by dignity and hope.

Each year, Steepletown invites members of the wider Steepletown Neighborhood to nominate those individuals, organizations, and businesses who meet the following criteria:

  • Compassion:  Shows exemplary concern for the overall quality of life on the lower West Side of Grand Rapids, especially those most vulnerable and struggling.
  • Involvement:  Actively participates in efforts that focus on bettering the lives of those living on the West Side.
  • Advancement: Advocates for and pursues creative solutions that seek to develop a stronger community.

Nominate someone before 12/9/16 by downloading the Nomination Form or using the Online Link

NOMINATE SOMEONE ONLINE:  Nominations have ended, Recognition winner will be announced in January, 2017

2016 Neighborhood Recognition Award Recipient:

Msgr. R. Louis Staster, Basilica of St. Adalbart

Recent Past Events:


14th Annual Golf Outing A Huge Success!

September 23, 2016

Mine’s Golf Course












 Taste the West Side – 2016

Taste Brochure

Sponsorship, Tables and Individual Tickets now on sale for the 16th Annual Taste.  Join us March 16th at the Goei Center for an evening of Food and Fun.

For a Brochure Click Here 2016 Taste Brochure


2016 Taste Sponsors

Major Underwriter:

EPS Security

The Steepletown:

Spectrum Industries

The West Side

Cumulus Radio

Gary & Karen Postma

Open Systems Technologies

Swift Printing

The Stockbridge

Montie & Paul Annis

Bond Fuidaire

Botega Salon

Edward & Ruth DeVries

Fifth Third Bank

Ottawa Communications

Rockford Construction

Secchia Family foundation

The West Fulton

Diocesan Publications

Grand Valley State University

Houlmont & Associates

The West Leonard

Carol Hennessy

Diocese of Grand Rapids

Donald & Mary Karpinski

Sanative Tranquility

Truck Repair Service