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Awards nominations being accepted for GRABB

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses will be presenting the first annual awards ceremony in recognition of Black businesses making an impact on the local community.

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University has created a new Master's degree in Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

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Rockford Construction brings New Holland Brewing Company to West Side

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

New Holland Brewing Company is expanding to the west side of Grand Rapids. Headed by Rockford Construction, the development project will include residential and retail space as well.

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Neighborhood Business Alliance to celebrate 25 years of economic development

Submitted 10-14-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 25th annual Neighborhood Business Awards will be presented by the Neighborhood Business Alliance on November 6 at Wealthy Theatre. Over 80 nominees across 14 different category are on the docket for this year's event.

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GR Forward seeks public input about downtown, Grand River corridor

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

In an effort to engage residents about the downtown and Grand River corridor planning process, GR Forward will be hosting open house events at a pop-up space at 50 Louis Street NW. Events will continue through December 12.

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Speaker Max Haiven to launch new book, kick off discussion at KCAD

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

On Tuesday, October 21 author and educator Max Haiven will be discussing his most recent book "Crisis of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons." The first part of the dialog will take place at The Fed Galleries @ KCAD from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

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Mayor Heartwell addresses concerns of gentrification, bike lanes on City Connection

Submitted 10-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Monday, Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions about development on the West Side, bike lane enforcement and more.

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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.

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Innovation Central students chosen to attend APEC summit in Beijing

Submitted 10-07-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Three high school students from Grand Rapids Public Schools have been selected to to attend the APEC Finance Ministers Conference in Beijing this October.

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GRPS Partners with WMEAC for Teach for the Watershed Program

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Public Schools expands the current partnership with WMEAC to expand environmental education to all students.

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