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Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION
It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.
Submitted 03-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Spoke Folks, Boston Square Community Bikes and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition are all working to make biking accessible and safe in our city.
Submitted 01-30-2015 under NEWS
United Way’s Kent County Tax Credit Coalition helps those trying to meet basic needs, offering free tax preparation. Show Me The Money fair on Saturday at Alger Middle School includes financial seminars.
Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS
Four city parks are currently designated as drop off sites for Christmas trees to be recycled.
Submitted 12-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS
Collaboration with neighborhood organizations is key to the success of our soon-to-be-open GoSite.
Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks
Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS
Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.
Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION
Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes
Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION
Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.
Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS
“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations
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