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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes


Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.


Catalyst Radio: Lutheran Social Services working for families, children, seniors

Submitted 10-16-2014 under NEWS

LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.


Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Oct. 13, the brewery will donate 25 percent of all sales to Feeding America West Michigan.


What's on Tap: October 9-15

Submitted 10-09-2014 under NEWS

As the cooler weather arrives in Grand Rapids commemorate the release of Harvest Ale at Founder's taproom this Saturday all day.


What's on Tap: October 2-8

Submitted 10-02-2014 under NEWS

More and more brewpubs are releasing fall inspired ales this week. Start off your Saturday by helping to raise money for ArtPrize by drinking at Founder's Beer Garden in Rosa Parks Circle, and end with wood aged beer at Brewery Vivant's annual festival.


Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

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.


Domestic Violence Awareness Month provides perfect opportunity for continued conversation and action around violence prevention

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kent County agencies join together to provide Domestic Violence Awareness Month community events


What's on Tap: September 25-October 1

Submitted 09-25-2014 under NEWS

Ring in the first week of Art Prize 2014 with new beers on tap at your local brewpub. Take a break from the crowds and attend Oktoberfest this weekend.


Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Now in its third year, the Million Meal March is $30,000 away from its $238,000 goal, enough to distribute an additional 1 million meals.