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Lindsay McHolme from Grand Rapids
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Submitted 04-18-2014 under NEWS
The Wege Foundation continues its annual speaker series by bring to Aquinas College Performing Arts Center wind energy expert Tom Kiernan, CEO of the nonprofit American Wind Energy Association. The free event on Thursday, Apr. 24 begins at 4 p.m.
Submitted 04-17-2014 under NONPROFITS
Carol Lautenbach, administrator at Godfrey-Lee School District and downtown resident, sees the direct link between community and education clearly. The Rapidian, she says, helps these communities' stories grow.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Story Spinners of Grand Rapids have created an elementary program focusing on fables that they will present in addition to continued appearances at events like Festival of the Arts.
Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS
Erica VanEe says it wasn't until she was living, working and playing in the same community that she truly found a sense of place and purpose. VanEe brings her history of inclusive strategy and work in education to her new appointment on the City of Grand Rapids Planning Commission.
Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Tami VandenBerg believes that we all should have access to a great city. Her work at Well House as well as starting both The Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme are all a part of making Grand Rapids great- for all.
Submitted 04-11-2014 under NONPROFITS
Louis Savary shares insights into the work of St. Ignatius re-envisioned with Pierre Teilhard de Chardin's powerful integration of faith and science
Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
On April 8, Rosalynn Carter will speak of her friendship with Betty Ford during a luncheon at the JW Marriot followed by a panel discussion at the Gerald R. Ford Museum on Betty Ford's legacy in women's health.
Submitted 03-31-2014 under NONPROFITS
Fifth Third Bank Employees Conduct Mock Interviews with Ottawa Hills High School Students
Submitted 03-25-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The Global Center for Advanced Studies offers a new format for earning master's and doctoral degrees by engaging local students with world renowned philosophers.
Submitted 03-25-2014 under NEWS
Kids can learn culinary skills and broaden their cultural knowledge while exploring foods from around the world.
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