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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

The United States turns 239 this Saturday and each community in the Grand Rapids area has its own way to celebrate. The Rapidian breaks down what activities are happening throughout the day and the prime locations for watching the fireworks at night.

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Harper Lee's Beloved Novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird," Comes to the HSRT Stage: Just in time for the sequel!

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

This cherished literary classic explores the racial injustice that threatens to divide a community. Through courage and compassion, lawyer Atticus Finch seeks truth and justice, while his feisty daughter, Scout, learns what it means to be an instrument of hope.

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Mentoring at Bethany Christian Services

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

For many youth, mentors are hope, they are comfort, they are family, and they are the pathway to a promising future.

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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

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Church of the Servant to host simulcast of The Justice Conference

Submitted 05-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Justice-seekers in West Michigan are invited to attend The Justice Conference simulcast at Church of the Servant Saturday, June 6, 9:30 AM - 6 PM. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance.

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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Grand Rapids letter carriers to Stamp Out Hunger May 9

Submitted 05-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids' letter carriers are asking the community to take part in the nationwide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive this Saturday.

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Artists Creating Together prepares for 29th annual Festival Day

Submitted 05-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together to host their 29th annual Festival Day for students with disabilities in Grand Rapids.

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Herbalist, food systems expert connects local people to local plants with foraging

Submitted 04-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Author, herbalist and forager Lisa Rose teaches community members about the importance of foraging and knowing your environment through her plant walks, workshops and published books.

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Behind-the-Curtain: Get Involved at Grand Rapids Ballet

Submitted 04-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

“Volunteers are critical to the success of our productions,” says Guest Services Coordinator, Errol Shewman, “We simply could not manage performances without their help.”

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