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Artists Creating Together ACTion ArtPrize Winners Announced

Submitted 03-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Nonprofit, Artists Creating Together, announced the winners of the ACTion Art Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The selected winners, chosen by a juried vote, won a cash prize and will be entered into ArtPrize 2015. A People's Choice Award was also chosen by the public.

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Amore Trattoria to support citizen journalism with one-night special menu

Submitted 03-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

On March 18, Amore Trattoria will host the spring Rapidian Night Out at 6:30 p.m. A generous portion of every ticket goes to supporting The Rapidian.

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Catalyst Radio: North Kent Community Services helps rural area residents with basic life needs

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NEWS

NKCS provides services such as food and clothing pantries, meals delivery to shut-in senior citizens, and tax preparation assistance, with the goal of leading those in need toward self-sufficiency.

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Feeding America West Michigan to expand fresh food distributions with CSX, Conservation Fund grant

Submitted 02-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

Ten charitable organizations are getting funding to increase the availability of healthy foods in high-need communities.

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Winter Beer Festival to pour over 800 kinds of local beer varieties

Submitted 02-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Tickets are still available for Friday festivities at the popular beer festival that takes place in a baseball stadium parking lot in the dead of winter. The two day event will feature over 100 Michigan breweries.

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Local children need safe homes: How you can help

Submitted 02-06-2015 under NEWS

One of our communities greatest needs it having enough foster parents to provide safe homes for local children.

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michele Childs struggled with diabetes and weight for years. The staff at Streams of Hope helped her overcome those challenges through diet and exercise.

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A home in Heartside: Guiding Light Mission offers food, shelter, way forward

Submitted 01-15-2015 under NONPROFITS

An out-of-work computer systems engineer, Napolean Frazier had run out of options. Guiding Light helped him keep moving.

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Food Bank marks another record-breaking year for hunger relief

Submitted 01-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan distributed more food in 2014 than at any other time in its 34-year history.

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Tips for staying warm this winter

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

You're not alone in staying warm this winter. Use these tips or call 2-1-1 for more information.

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