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What's on Tap: September 11-17

Submitted 09-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Welcome fall with a beer from a local brewpub.


Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.


Problem by any other name:"Growth," racism in Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-08-2014 under OPINION

Our city is in need of frank discussions about racism, segregation, growth and what all of this means for Grand Rapids.


Story Matters: Sarafina Kisile, Dorcas Shavani, Salia Georgete describe their friendship

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Sarafina Kisile, Dorcas Shavani and Salia Georgete, refugees in the Grand Rapids area, talk about their friendship now and in the future.


Story Matters: ZamZam Isack, Khadimala Isack discuss life in Africa, USA

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

ZamZam and Khadimala Isack, Sudanese refugees in the Grand Rapids area, explain what makes life in the USA different and what their hopes are for the future.


Story Matters: Tula Khadka discovers key cultural difference between Nepal, USA

Submitted 09-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Tula Khadka, a refugee in the Grand Rapids area, explains what it means to look someone in the eye.


Story Matters: Maryan Mahdi shares mother's rules for life

Submitted 09-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

Maryan Mahdi, a Somali refugee in the Grand Rapids area, talks about what her mom has taught her and how she is proud to be an African.


Story Matters: Lula Mahdi, shy at first, now has big plans for future

Submitted 08-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

Lula Mahdi, a refugee in the Grand Rapids area, talks about how shy she was on the first day of school and plans for her future education.


Red Cross to Host Open House on August 14

Submitted 08-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Enjoy some fun at the Red Cross in Grand Rapids on Aug. 14, 5:30-8:00 p.m.


11th Annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup

Submitted 08-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

The 11th Annual Mayors' Grand River Cleanup Is Set For September 20th