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Story Matters: Jania speaks about future choices

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jania talks about how she imagines her teenage years and the choices she will have to make.

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Story Matters: Lynda McDonald remembers Rev. Williams' tenure at New Hope Baptist

Submitted 11-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Lynda McDonald recalls Rev. Williams’ time at New Hope Baptist and his involvement with the mustache controversy at South High School.

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Grand Traverse Distillery to bring artisan spirits to Downtown Market

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

With craft distilleries making a splash in the local culinary and agro-tourism scene, Grand Traverse Distillery will set up shop in Grand Rapids' Downtown Market this holiday season.

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Renowned urbanist to kick off Speaker Series this Thursday

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

GR Forward will host a series of five speaking engagements open to the public. The first, entitled "Planning with Bold Vision," will be lead by Jennifer Keesmaat, the Chief Planner for the City of Toronto.

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Tanglefoot Studios to host annual holiday art sale

Submitted 11-18-2014 under NEWS

Popular locale Tanglefoot Studios has been hosting its pop-up gallery show for more than two decades. This year marks 23 years of holiday shopping tradition.

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Imagination Creations Hair & Vintage celebrates decade of success

Submitted 11-18-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

As Imagination Creations approaches ten years of business, owner Heather McGartland shares what it takes to be successful and sustainable as an independent shop keeper.

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NPO Showcase: Literacy Center of West Michigan

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Wendy Falb talks about the importance of literacy in the Grand Rapids community.

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EatGR, FoodCircles ask West Michigan to raise forks for hunger relief

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

By encouraging people to dine out at local restaurants, the two groups hope to raise enough money to buy Feeding America West Michigan a new forklift.

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Young and mighty Cook Library Scholars excel in second year

Submitted 11-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grandville Avenue students study, dance and experiment their way to academic success and future possibilities.

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Catalyst Radio: Jazz & Justice concert Sat. Nov. 15 features Grupo Aye, Immigration Reform

Submitted 11-14-2014 under NEWS

Hope Church on Kalamazoo Avenue is presenting monthly concerts as conversation starters to support local artists while promoting discussion around issues that impact the local community.

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