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Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success

Submitted 02-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.

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Local children need safe homes: How you can help

Submitted 02-06-2015 under NEWS

One of our communities greatest needs it having enough foster parents to provide safe homes for local children.

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Voting for Write Michigan short stories contest almost over

Submitted 01-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local writers compete to win $250 and see their work published in this year’s Write Michigan anthology. Public votes are open through January 31.

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michele Childs struggled with diabetes and weight for years. The staff at Streams of Hope helped her overcome those challenges through diet and exercise.

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Restore Hope offers opportunity to restore body while restoring hope for women and children of Safe Haven Ministries

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NONPROFITS

Symmetry Training & Fitness to offer Restore Hope classes through January and February with proceeds benefiting local domestic violence organization, Safe Haven Ministries

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Tips for staying warm this winter

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

You're not alone in staying warm this winter. Use these tips or call 2-1-1 for more information.

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Santa signs to deaf children

Submitted 12-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services held their annual "Signing with Santa" event on Saturday, which has grown into a multi-generational event. The organization provides resources and services to the deaf communities of West Michigan with the goal of inclusiveness.

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NPO Showcase: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank distributes safe, healthy food to pantries and shelters that help the hungry in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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What's on Tap: December 11-17

Submitted 12-11-2014 under NEWS

With the holiday season upon us, gift others you favorite beer from your local brewpub. Harmony Brewing Co. is selling gift packs which include bar glasses and a growler.

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What's on Tap: November 27-December 3

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NEWS

Most breweries are closed this Thursday for the holiday, but bring your favorite local beers to holiday meals. It's the beginning of Mug Club renewal season: Founders and Brewery Vivant's sign-up periods begin Monday.

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