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New program for older zoo-goers combines activity with education

Submitted 09-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

John Ball Zoo, along with Priority Health, kicked off the new Silver Explorer program last month. The eight-week program aims to bring more seniors to the zoo by giving them different method to learn and stay active.

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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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GVSU’s Change U to focus on collective climate justice

Submitted 04-06-2015 under NEWS

The social justice program’s final segment will be a two part series on climate issues, analyzing the effects of capitalism on the environment and developing ideas for systematic change.

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Story Matters: Betty Anne Hevel shares journey as a Gilda's Club volunteer

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Betty Anne Hevel first got involved with Gilda's Club when she discovered their services during her husband's battle with cancer. She's been there since the beginning, and utilized Gilda's Club in her own cancer journey.

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Story Matters: Three-time cancer survivor shares volunteer experiences at Gilda's Club

Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Pat Gavin is a long time volunteer for Gilda's Club. In this video he shares how he brings his own experiences battling cancer to help others at Gilda's Club.

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Story Matters: Stephanie McNamara tries laughter yoga for first time at LaughFest

Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Stephanie McNamara explains why she likes supporting Gilda's Club and what it was like to experience laughter yoga for the first time with her family.

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Story Matters: Angēla Essick Dykes restores joy through Laughter Yoga

Submitted 03-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Certified laughter yoga instructor Angēla Essick Dykes tells the story of how she discovered laughter yoga, and how it affected her own life. Laughter Yoga sessions are being offered for free every day during LaughFest at Gilda's Club

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