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Submitted 04-18-2014 under VOICES
Ben Oliver shares his passion for education and for students as the Community Foundation's Challenge Scholars Advisor.
Submitted 04-16-2014 under VOICES
Rapidian citizen reporter and civic investor, Roberta King, shares her involvement with The Rapidian and her investment in the Grand Rapids community.
Submitted 04-09-2014 under VOICES
When I began my training for the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, I expected to change physically. I never expected it to change who I am.
Submitted 04-09-2014 under NONPROFITS
The Grand Rapids-area food bank passes a milestone in West Michigan hunger relief.
Submitted 04-07-2014 under OPINION
We all benefit from kindness. Let’s find a way to make all of our city a kinder place to live.
Thanks to a gluten-free-only kitchen at the Hall Street location, Wealthy Street Bakery and Hall Street Bakery now have a variety of gluten free options including muffins, cookies and bread.
Submitted 04-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Midwifery and home births are growing in popularity in West Michigan, particularly Grand Rapids' families.
Submitted 03-31-2014 under OPINION
A beer expert and two beer enthusiasts convened to sip and discuss three brews: Founder’s Kentucky Breakfast Stout, New Holland’s Dragon’s Milk and Blue Mountain’s Dark Hollow. See what they thought of the brews here.
Submitted 03-26-2014 under OPINION
Hildenbrand, who represents most of the City of Grand Rapids, has publicly stated that he's with the majority of Michiganders who want to reduce unchecked gun sales. There is a measure he can support right now.
Submitted 03-24-2014 under OPINION
Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the "Go Confidently" billboard ads that suddenly popped up all over the highway and near highway entrances around the Grand Rapids, Michigan area?
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