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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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Local sixth graders adopt Kreiser Pond

Submitted 01-27-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Grand Rapids Christian middle schoolers have adopted Kreiser Pond for a year of place based learning in a retention basin.

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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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NPO Showcase: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank distributes safe, healthy food to pantries and shelters that help the hungry in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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Beyond Eating Local: OKT's Food Justice Class begins this Saturday

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free, 5-week OKT Food Justice Class starts this Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to noon at Garfield Park Lodge.

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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