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Local restaurants, businesses help The Rapidian thank investors

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Over 28 local businesses and restaurants have donated gift certificates to The Rapidian to help us thank our investors. Donations of $25 and above qualify for receiving a gift certificate of the donor's choice


OKT Urban Forester reveals secrets to eating from city's bounty

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NEWS

Laura Casaletto shares her knowledge of collecting free quality food from urban foraging. She'll be leading a free edible plant walk on April 22.


CMC welcomes SiTE:LAB co-founder Tom Clinton as new Executive Director

Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tom Clinton has accepted a new role as the Executive Director of the Community Media Center. Clinton brings multiple strengths from past roles into his leadership of local community media.


Invest in your community: The Rapidian to launch fund drive, celebrate civic investors

Submitted 04-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

Without financial investment from the community, The Rapidian would no longer be able to provide access to this platform of citizen journalism for our community.


Community Gardens Dot the Metro Grand Rapids Landscape

Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

As winter fades away and the days grow longer, many in West Michigan begin to think about gardening. And those without a space to garden in their own yard, look to community gardens.


Dr. Carl Hart to speak on science of addiction Tuesday at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 03-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

"The Black Perspective" ft. Dr. Carl Hart at Wealthy Theatre on April 1 is a free event.


Joe Taylor Park recognized as national city park leader

Submitted 03-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

The national organization City Parks Alliance has picked Joe Taylor Park for its innovative practices in partnerships and green infrastructure.


New media project aims to elevate neighborhood voices

Submitted 03-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Four media workshops will introduce a new project to help the people of Grand Rapids by providing access to modern media at the neighborhood level.


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Our Kitchen Table to celebrate continued funding

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

Our Kitchen Table celebrates their recent $300,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant with an open house.