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What is a Clean Air Action Day?

Submitted 07-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free Rides on Buses Are The Only Thing Good About Clean Air Action Days

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Slow it down, soak it in: Urban stormwater in Plaster Creek

Submitted 07-22-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Changing the methods of dealing with storm water is key to a long and arduous restoration of the Plaster Creek watershed. Raising community awareness about alternate ways to capture storm water is essential.

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Two fascinating local women explorers

Submitted 07-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Two new programs and presenters welcome you: one to explore interpretation of Biblical stories by drawing; the other to explore, through personal experience, life in a recently-settled tribal community in Sinai, Egypt.

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Why GR Forward: Preparing for smart, explosive growth takes citizen involvement

Submitted 07-16-2014 under OPINION

As the Grand Rapids community is rapidly evolving, I am excited to help us plan with "Design Thinking" as I serve on the GR Forward Steering Committee.

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Institute for Global Education to celebrate Mandela Day with festivities

Submitted 07-15-2014 under NEWS

In honor of Nelson Mandela's legacy of peace, reconciliation and diversity, the IGE will be hosting two days of festivities at the Wealthy Street office.

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Johnson Center to host storytelling workshop with professional writing coach

Submitted 07-11-2014 under NEWS

On July 13 from 1 to 4 p.m., Dayla Massachi will engage with local nonprofits and educate on the best ways to communicate their stories to their donors and the public.

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Downtown Market open for holiday weekend

Submitted 07-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Outdoor Market will be open all three days this 4th of July holiday week: Tuesday (9 a.m. – 2 p.m.); Thursday (4 p.m. – 7 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m.-2 p.m.). The indoor market hall will be open regular hours all weekend, including 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday, July 4.

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EnCouraging students of every kind

Submitted 06-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

EnCourage Institute for Teaching and Learning helps students with unique learning styles gain skills and confidence to succeed at school and beyond.

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GVSU Student Seeks to Raise $39,000 for Kids Over Summer Break

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Megan Cloutier launches campaign to raise funds for KIDS HOPE USA, a mentoring organization with 71 programs in Kent County.

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

There is a wide range of evening programs being offered in early July at Dominican Center - something for everyone.

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