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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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Mayoral candidates answer citizen questions on their role as mayor, representing young voices, City finances

Submitted 07-28-2015 under NEWS

With just one week left until the Primaries, with four mayoral candidates on the ballot and the possibility of our next mayor being chosen that day, we’re bringing more questions from our local citizens that were sent to us on July 15 at the Mayoral Debate.

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Local market creates access to fresh food in urban neighborhood

Submitted 07-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Southeast Area Farmer’s Market, run by Our Kitchen Table, sells locally-cultivated produce and goods in the southeast community of Grand Rapids. It aims to foster social justice, with the market as just one area in which that mission is lived out.

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Mayoral debate at Wealthy Theatre brings standing room only crowds

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

The event on Wednesday, July 15, had all four mayoral candidates answering questions about everything from race and civil liberties to backyard chickens. The full video of the event is available here.

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Wealthy Theatre invites public to major press conference

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thursday's 10:45 a.m. press conference at Wealthy Theatre "is the culmination of everything we've been doing for the past three years," says Wealthy Theatre Director Erin Wilson, who promises a dozen major announcements about what CMC has done to secure the future of the landmark theatre.

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Power Up Tech Fair works to connect community to growing job market

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NEWS

The tech fair will bring in companies and nonprofit organizations like Fathom, Soletics, GR Current and Emerge West Michigan. Attendees will have a chance to not just learn more about the field but to network with tech leaders.

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Grandwich 2015 Sampled: The long, dark lunchtime of the soul

Submitted 07-10-2015 under OPINION

The Rapidian’s crack team of expert food critics venture into the second day of tasting all 2015 Grandwich entries, with overall disappointment, a newfound fear of eggs and plenty of soapboxing.

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Grandwich 2015 sampled: First eight contestants bring few highlights

Submitted 07-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Aiming to try every last sandwich in the Grandwich competition within the first week, our team of four reviewers tried eight sandwiches on our first of three days. Here we share our winners and those that didn't quite meet the mark.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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