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Dine out and donate to Red Project

Submitted 04-20-2014 under OPINION

Dine out at a participating local restaurant on April 24 and support Red Project

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Pitbulls: "Beyond the Myth" Film Fundraiser

Submitted 03-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Keiffer & Friends Pit Bull Rescue Presents "Beyond the Myth" Film Fundraiser to help raise awareness about this loving breed that more times then not is put down.

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Rediscovering Merze Tate: A remarkable African-American woman who grew up in our own backyard

Submitted 03-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Discover how an African-America girl growing up in rural Michigan during the early 1900s overcame hurdles to achieve phenomenal success as an educator, world traveler and more -- an amazing story almost lost in the dusty archives at WMU.

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Lebanese restaurateurs still thriving after 20 years in business

Submitted 03-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Osta's Lebanese Cuisine has remained a staple in Middle Eastern food in the Grand Rapids region since opening in 1993 and has grown as a family in the community.

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Women at the Bar: Grand Rapids Attorneys in the 1870s - 1970s

Submitted 03-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Learn about the pioneering female attorneys in Grand Rapids who were among the first to venture into the male-dominated legal profession in a presentation March 13 by GVSU professor Ruth Stevens.

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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

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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Duba & Company works to supply Grand Rapids with rare breed heritage meats

Submitted 12-30-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Jeff Duba, proprietor of Duba & Company, perpetuates family legacy by purveying top quality artisanal meats to West Michigan.

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Snowy owls flock to West Michigan

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

The snowy owl, a bird native to the Arctic region, is once again making appearances in West Michigan. Several sightings of the majestic bird have been reported and have prompted curiosity as to why the bird is flying so far south.

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Nixohn Harder's family optimistic of full recovery

Submitted 12-04-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Nixohn Harder, 4 months old, is recovering and doing well after a complicated heart surgery. He has been problem free for a month or so now and the family is optimistic of his continued recovery.

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'Holiday It Forward' provides unconventional method of giving

Submitted 11-17-2013 under NEWS

Community members are passing along envelopes stuffed with cash throughout the Grand Rapids area. The envelopes are connected to Holiday It Forward, a nonprofit program implemented locally that encourages individuals to assist the needy during the holiday season.

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