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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.

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West Side barbecue works to provide comfortable atmosphere, comfort food

Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Louie's Bar and Rocket Lounge looks to become Grand Rapids' barbecue staple while encouraging community input for the future.

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Local First awards leaders in community involvement

Submitted 01-29-2014 under NEWS

Community business nonprofit celebrates fourth annual award show with 616 Development, CityFlatsHotel, Spoonlickers, TerraTrike, Jamiel Robinson and Laurie Beard.

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Drop off your Christmas tree for free

Submitted 01-07-2014 under NEWS

From January 2 through the end of the month, residents can bring their Christmas trees to one of four city park locations for free disposal.

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Really Really Free Market July 7

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The market will be at John Ball Zoo from 2 p.m. - 5p.m. Bring your items to give to others, or come to find items for free.

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Area GRIL alumni graduate from college

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NONPROFITS

Three of GRIL's graduates go on to graduate from Calvin College.

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Kent County Parks Foundation partners with GRPS on sustainability project

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

Park project, a part of the district's Transformation Plan, will result in the removal of invasive plant species in Millennium Park by Sibley Elementary students

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Area Teens Take a Stand

Submitted 05-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

GRIL U Teens Take a Stand for Justice in Education in our Communities

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Rylee's considers neighborhood needs, aesthetic with growth to West Side

Submitted 04-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Rylee's Ace Hardware replaces abandoned gas station on West Fulton with a new neighborhood store, bringing more employment opportunities and hardware solutions to the West Side of the city.

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In Our Own Lives

Submitted 10-01-2012 under NONPROFITS

How the power of music has affected the lives of the exectutive staff at this nonprofit organization

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