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Catalyst Radio: Land stewardship network offering educational opportunities

Submitted 08-01-2014 under NEWS

On Fri., Aug. 8, The West Michigan Cluster of The Stewardship Network is offering a workshop on Forestry Management. The natural resource group also has several additional educational opportunities planned.

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Beer tasting class to bring enthusiasts from tasting to fully experiencing beer

Submitted 08-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ben Darcie, area renowned beer geek, talks about his journey from homebrewer to beer educator- and how he'll guide participants into that journey with him over the course of nine weeks.

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NPO Showcase: Kent County Senior Millage

Submitted 08-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, August 5, voters will be asked to renew the Kent County Senior Millage, which provides services that help seniors live independently.

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San Chez Café offers unique Spanish inspired dishes, inviting atmosphere

Submitted 08-01-2014 under OPINION

[REVIEW] The San Chez Café on the corner of West Fulton Street and Commerce Avenue has breakfast and lunch options with exceptional service.

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Cooking Demos Increase Healthy Food Sales at YMCA Veggie Van and Urban Grocery Stores

Submitted 07-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Michigan Harvest of the Month Showcases do more than provide education about how to select, store, prepare, and preserve fresh fruits and vegetables. They also help to generate a crowd and create a thriving community around healthy food.

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Internet seminar to assist senior adults in safe internet usage

Submitted 07-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Author and tech-savvy educator Abby Stokes will present “How to Safely Surf the Internet and Find Almost Anything.”

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What's on Tap: July 31-August 6

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Welcome August with a refreshing pour from a local brewpub.

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Blandford Nature Center debuts new family event

Submitted 07-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Families can enjoy a twilight picnic and interact with the local wildlife on August 14 at Blandford Nature Center.

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Treading water: living life with depression

Submitted 07-31-2014 under VOICES

The Fish Ladder has become a symbol for me of my family's struggle with depression. Depression can affect people differently, and the ways we fight against it vary as well- just like the fish fighting to get up the Fish Ladder.

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Don't miss GRAM's "Michigan Modern" exhibition

Submitted 07-31-2014 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Art Museum's "Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America" exhibition is a fascinating glimpse into our state's cultural history.

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