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Catalyst Radio: Wege Speaker Series bringing to town wind energy expert Tom Kiernan

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.

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NPO Showcase: Well House and the 19:1 campaign

Submitted 04-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Camilla Voelker of Well House explains the housing first model and the 19:1 Campaign

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Meet civic investor Ben Oliver: Investing in voice

Submitted 04-18-2014 under VOICES

Ben Oliver shares his passion for education and for students as the Community Foundation's Challenge Scholars Advisor.

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Access Hunger Walk to Raise $120,000

Submitted 04-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Access Hunger Walk strives to engage 1,000 walkers and raise $120,000 to raise awareness and eliminate hunger with the largest collaboration of nonprofit organizations yet

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What's On Tap: April 17-23

Submitted 04-17-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

You may be celebrating at our Community Celebration on Friday evening but check out what's going on at local pubs for the rest of the weekend.

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Meet civic investor Carol Lautenbach: Investing in education, investing in community

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.

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Grand Rapids Public Library going green with book, media swap

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Library is giving people a chance to share each other's resources at their Book and Media Swap, happening at two of their branches.

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Upcoming fundraiser prepares to support Native Americans locally and nationwide

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

The Gathering Thunder Foundation will be having their Spring Gala fundraising event to raise money for their programs that aid Native Americans across the country.

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Meet civic investor Roberta King: Investing in passion

Submitted 04-16-2014 under VOICES

Rapidian citizen reporter and civic investor, Roberta King, shares her involvement with The Rapidian and her investment in the Grand Rapids community.

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Breakdancing group Aerial Tactic finds future through dancing

Submitted 04-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Through practicing as a group at Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities and doing live performances, the boys of Aerial Tactic are getting out of their houses and staying active.

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