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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 04-18-2014 under NONPROFITS
Camilla Voelker of Well House explains the housing first model and the 19:1 Campaign
Submitted 04-18-2014 under VOICES
Ben Oliver shares his passion for education and for students as the Community Foundation's Challenge Scholars Advisor.
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
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.
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 04-16-2014 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.
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.
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.
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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