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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 03-09-2015 under NEWS
The City of Grand Rapids, the SiTE:LAB arts organization and Kent County Habitat for Humanity have been announced as one of the final 12 in a Public Art Challenge offered by Bloomberg Philanthropies of New York.
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 10-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Through FarmLink, Grand Rapids restaurants can showcase local food on their menus. FarmLink started three years ago with the goal of creating beneficial relationships between chefs and farmers.
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 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS
Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.
Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS
Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.
Submitted 04-29-2014 under NONPROFITS
Brewery Vivant and The Spoke Folks join together to host a celebration of bicycles, family and beer on Saturday, May 3.
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.
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