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Community organizations work to improve bicycle accessibility for transportation

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.

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Catalyst Radio: Tax Credit Coalition to offer financial assistance information at Saturday fair

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.

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Multiple locations available city wide to recycle Christmas trees

Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS

Four city parks are currently designated as drop off sites for Christmas trees to be recycled.

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Connecting downtown GoSite with Grand Rapids' great neighborhoods

Submitted 12-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Collaboration with neighborhood organizations is key to the success of our soon-to-be-open GoSite.

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

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.

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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

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.

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"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

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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Cutting curbs to clean a creek

Submitted 09-23-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards aims to reduce stormwater pollution and beautify a Grand Rapids Neighborhood.

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