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Channel 95.7′s World’s Largest Dog Wash Goes to the Dogs for Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids [Photos]

Woof. woof. Wash. wash. Wag. wag.

It was a sunny Sunday for Channel 95.7’s 12th annual World’s Largest Dog Wash to benefit Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids, brought to you by Bissell.

The fun-filled, family-friendly, Fido-focused, four-hour festival at Fifth Third Ballpark in Comstock Park barked up with hundreds of participants -- both two- and four-legged varieties -- as part of the West Michigan Whitecaps' Dog Days Game.

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Photo courtesy of Chris (my boyfriend)
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West Michigan Whitecaps Rebuild Fifth/Third Ballpark [Video/Photos]

Following the fire in January that devastated many in West Michigan and left Fifth/Third Ballpark in a state that had many of us wondering if Opening Day would happen on time, the West Michigan Whitecaps have been hard at work rebuilding their home.

Opening Day for the Whitecaps at Fifth/Third Ballpark in Comstock Park is Tuesday, and West Michiganders are eagerly awaiting their first look at the revamped ballpark. I managed to get some sneak peek photos of the rebuild courtesy of my boyfriend (he's been on the crew rebuilding the park).

Check out the progress after the jump!

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West Michigan Whitecaps Announce Improvements & Reconstruction Timeline

As the start of the 2014 baseball season fast approaches, the rebuilding process at Fifth Third Ballpark after the January 3 fire is well underway and on schedule to meet completion dates. In addition to rebuilding the first base concourse and suite level, the Whitecaps are also making several improvements to the ballpark.

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Vote for the Whitecaps’ Newest Food Item

The West Michigan Whitecaps are rebuilding their ballpark following the fire back in January and preparing for their season. As part of that, they're doing a lot of things and asking for the public's input.

First, they asked fans to design their jerseys for Social Media Night. Then, they asked for suggestions for the name of their new mascot. Now, they want the public to vote for which new food item they should add to their menu for the coming season. 

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Whitecaps Ready to Move Forward after Fire at Fifth Third Ballpark

Fifth Third Ballpark suffered a major fire on Friday, with more than $500,000 in damage apparently caused by a space heater.

Since the fire, the Whitecaps have made one thing clear: they will be back and ready to play this spring.

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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Fifth Third Ballpark Fire [Video Link]

UPDATE (2:50pm): In a news conference held Friday afternoon, West Michigan Whitecaps Managing Partner Denny Baxter shed some light on the fire and on the future of Fifth Third Ballpark and the West Michigan Whitecaps. He said of the future: "If we rebuild it, they will come once again." Baxter assured the community that the Whitecaps will be playing baseball come April 8th of this year (opening day). He got choked up several times during the news conference, and expressed that the Whitecaps organization is "more than a business, it's a community member."

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Channel 957′s World’s Largest Dog Wash [Photo Gallery]

A huge thanks to everyone who came out to 5/3rd Ballpark on Saturday for Channel 957's World's Largest Dog Wash to benefit Gilda's Club of Grand Rapids! We had a great turnout and washed 337 dogs! All of the proceeds from the event went straight to Gilda's Club, and will go towards their youth program. A huge thank you also goes out to Bissell for sponsoring the event this year, as well as all of our vendors: Eastown Veterinary Clinic, Noodles & Company, Woof and Wagz, Family Friends Veterinary Hospital, Modern Health Veterinary Hospital, Georgetown Veterinary Hospital, and the West Michigan Whitecaps! Check out some photos from the event after the jump!

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Top 5 Places For A First Date In West Michigan

Dating can be hard. So, why should picking the place to go for your first date be difficult? You don't want to go somewhere too loud, or too boring, or where the food or service aren't good. The first date is what determines whether or not there is a second date, or a third, so you have to do it right.

I've taken it upon myself (not that I'm any "dating expert" or anything) to compile a list of some great ways to spend a first date in West Michigan.

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Whitecaps Tickets Going for Only $5 for July 4th and 5th Games

Reserved seat tickets for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ July 4th holiday week games will be offered for a very special $5 price for one day only.

Tuesday, July 2nd, fans can purchase tickets to the Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th games for the special price of $5, more than half off the regular $10.50 price. There is a limit of eight tickets per person for this special.

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Connie & Curtis Whitecaps Opening Day First Pitch Contest

Connie and Curtis want to take you out the the ballgame next Thursday night!

The Whitecaps open their season and your son or daughter can open the festivities by throwing out the first pitch before the game!

Fill out the form below and let us know when you'll be listening

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Whitecaps Announce Winner Of Vote And Other Additions To Menu


A few weeks ago the West Michigan Whitecaps announced ten finalists to be added to this year's menu.  Fans voted for their favorite potential menu item in the annual vote.  Voting closed on March 5 and the winner has been announced.

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