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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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.