Bogue Flats Recreational Area

Portland kickball tournament Saturday remembers John ‘Grizzly’ Hillis

An Ionia County family is turning their grief over the loss of their youngest brother and son into action, and a message of hope for those struggling with mental illness.

The John “Grizzly” Hillis Inaugural Kickball Tournament will be Saturday at the Bogue Flats Recreational Area in Portland. Registration begins at 9 a.m., with games getting underway at 10 a.m.