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Railroad Earth breathes inspired life into Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-09-2014 under OPINION

By funneling Jerry Garcia's passion, Bob Dylan’s spoken word grizzle, Neil Young's clarity, and George Harrison’s innocence into his own songs, Railroad Earth frontman Todd Sheaffer earned his spot among the greatest rock'n'roll troubadours.

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Peter Wege - The Loss of an Environmental Hero

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

One of West Michigan's prominent environmental philanthropists and visionaries has passed on.

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NPO Showcase: Family Hope Foundation

Submitted 06-30-2014 under NONPROFITS

Family Hope Foundation provides resources, fun, and funding for therapies for children with special needs in West Michigan

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Treat yourself to free music, fresh air, fun this summer

Submitted 06-26-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every weeknight all summer, there are multiple opportunities to listen to free music in the Grand Rapids area. Pack a picnic and head out to one of the many listed here.

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Becoming Fit Just Became More Fun!

Submitted 06-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

EnhanceFitness is a nationally recognized physical activity program designed for fit and frail older adults.Come join us at the Open House on July 14, 2014 to find out more!

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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.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band sends local man on spiritual journey

Submitted 06-23-2014 under OPINION

Tedeschi Trucks Band, an 11 piece jam ensemble with a rich blues-gospel tone, sets the bar for incredible performances at a sold out Frederick Meijer Gardens. Highlights included covers of The Beatles and Joe Cocker .

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YMCA Farmers Market: supporting local growers, local businesses, local families

Submitted 06-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The YMCA Farmers Market continuing to educate consumers, build community and improve food access every Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the downtown YMCA.

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The Kent County Senior Millage: Aging With Dignity, Aging At Home

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Senior Millage helps older adults stay in their own homes as they age. Vote Yes on the Kent County Senior Millage on August 5th to help Kent County older adults live with independence and dignity.

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Our beautiful city is more than just business

Submitted 06-03-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids offers up parks full of natural beauty and wildlife.

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