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Health

"Changing the Way We Age" - A Healthy U Lecture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

When we take care of our physical selves, our spiritual, mental and emotional well-being improves. It’s about finding that balance.

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East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Bike enthusiast Johannah Jelks wants to bring more women into the Grand Rapids bike culture through her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way. The final product will help to link bikers, retail and nonprofits together through advocacy and promotions.

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant supported Feeding America West Michigan during Restaurant Week.

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Rowing club aims to sustain community fitness through programs for juniors, adults

Submitted 08-25-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Rowing Association’s assortment of courses gives people of all skill levels a means to improve physical and mental strength through rowing.

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East Hills to celebrate new Cherry Park

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NEWS

Cherry Park has a new splash plaza, community space, stage area and a redesigned layout to increase recreation and neighbor interactions.

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Using green spaces to change the narrative

Submitted 08-25-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Public parks can help us create better communities and disrupt stereotypes when we adopt a mindset of connected collectivism.

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Local lawyer to focus on ever-changing business aspects of marijuana law

Submitted 08-24-2015 under NEWS

In response to confusion regarding fluctuating marijuana laws in Michigan and around the country, attorney Robert Hendricks plans on launching a law practice dedicated to providing legal counsel for future marijuana business ventures.

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Why we need to start talking honestly about the Downtown Market

Submitted 08-18-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Has the Downtown Market lived up to community expectations? Which expectations are being met- and which do we need to talk about honestly and get to work to improve for the better of everyone in our local food economy?

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Terra GR teams up with Food Bank to fight hunger during Restaurant Week

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Eastown's farm-to-table restaurant is offering diners a chance to sample West Michigan's best locally sourced food while sending meals to their neighbors in need.

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Prices on locally grown organic food reveal hard truth

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NEWS

Is “organic” just a euphemism for “You’re being gouged?” For organic farmers here in Grand Rapids, the answer is a resounding “No.”

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