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Hall Street bakery opens with dedicated gluten free kitchen

Submitted 02-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Wealthy Street Bakery owners have opened new Hall Street Bakery location that expands their regular offerings with the help of a separate gluten free kitchen, complete with its own HVAC system to avoid contamination.

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Head to Uptown for the Holiday Shop Hop

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

Uptown Holiday Shop Hop includes four business districts with free connecting shuttle services.

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Sietsema Orchards welcomes this year's harvest with variety, heirloom apples, success

Submitted 10-23-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

After losing crops in 2012, Sietsema Orchards makes 2013 a fruitful year with a combination of traditional and new.

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Third Annual Chair Affair Auction Steps It Up, and Every Chair Has a Story to Tell

Submitted 08-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On November 9th Arts in Motion Studio West Michigan will host it's third annual Chair Affair auction event. Every year, this event raises funds for the creative arts, dance, music, and drama workshops and performance opportunities that are offered by AIM.

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High school students to spend summer identifying social justice issues.

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders teaches their new ACTIVATE curriculum.

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Area GRIL alumni graduate from college

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

Three of GRIL's graduates go on to graduate from Calvin College.

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Southeast Area Farmers' Market Opens June 1

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NONPROFITS

OKT brings Fresh Produce from Local Farmers & Gardens to southeast neighbors

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Area Teens Take a Stand

Submitted 05-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

GRIL U Teens Take a Stand for Justice in Education in our Communities

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GRIL U participants teens graduate from college

Submitted 05-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Mario Adkins, Jordana Seebeck and Terrill Charleston, GRIL U teen leadership program graduates, have now also graduated from local colleges.

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Ottawa Hills students pay it forward

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Ottawa Hills High School GRIL Leadership students read with Shawnee Park Elementary School students.

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