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Madison Area

New sketch writing workshop at the Creative Youth Center

Submitted 05-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local sketch comedy writer, Amy Gascon, to lead new summer workshop at the Creative Youth Center

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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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Community organizations work to improve bicycle accessibility for transportation

Submitted 03-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Spoke Folks, Boston Square Community Bikes and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition are all working to make biking accessible and safe in our city.

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Local literary organization extends hours for Writers' Hub

Submitted 03-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters is making their facility more accessible for local writers with a membership by extending the hours writers can come in to use their headquarters to work on their craft.

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LaughFest event aims to inject humor into poetry reading

Submitted 03-11-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

LaughFest will be hosting a humorous poetry reading at the Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters on March 13.

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Nourish Organic Market expands with free delivery of food baskets

Submitted 02-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Nourish Organic Market, a small grocer that provides local and organic food, now offers free delivery for their Fresh For You food baskets as a way to make groceries more accessible and supporting local farmers easier.

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Neighborhood school works to build literacy, community through National Reading Month volunteer opportunities

Submitted 02-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

MLK Jr. Leadership Academy, a Pre-K through 8th Grade school in the Madison Area neighborhood, is looking for volunteers to read to students during the month of March.

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OKT responds to urban food growing debate in Muskegon

Submitted 01-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Recently, MLive reported that Muskegon city commissioners are discussing regulating urban food growers. Here is OKT's response.

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Second annual Black Market event to include awards presentation

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The Black Market event provides a chance for patrons to purchase goods from area Black businesses out of a pop up shop hosted at LINC. The event is scheduled to include the inaugural Black Business awards ceremony at the Harris Building downtown.

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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