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Dégagé Ministries to host event to benefit local women battling homelessness

Submitted 03-02-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The event will offer massages, hors d'oeuvres and caricatures, and give attendees ideas for what they can do to help women in crisis in Grand Rapids.


Spice up your spring: Never too early to think spring

Submitted 02-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Spice up Your Spring is a fundraiser for Tomorrow’s Child, a statewide nonprofit whose mission is to prevent infant death and support those affected by it.


Navigating the infertility journey: One-night informational event planned for March 12

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Join us for a one-night event showcasing stories and art of infertile couples and an opportunity to learn more about the adoption process.


First neighborhood summit to encourage residents to voice priorities for their communities

Submitted 02-24-2015 under NEWS

"Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City" is the first summit of its kind in Grand Rapids, bringing together leaders and citizens with the goal of strengthening local communities.


Auburn Hills: Creating new spaces

Submitted 02-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

This article is part of a series of pieces which chronicle the development of Auburn Hills, one of our city's first racially integrated spaces.


Remembering Dirk Koning

Submitted 02-10-2015 under OPINION

It has been 10 years since Dirk Koning left us so unexpectedly. Many of us remember this free speech pioneer. Here are 10 memories from someone who worked with him on a daily basis.


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.


Literacy Center of West Michigan moves into 2015 with new director

Submitted 01-27-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Literacy Center of West Michigan continues to serve the greater Grand Rapids area through partnerships and collaborative efforts aimed to raise the literacy rate of the region.


Neighborhood Association to help residents dig into home histories

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NEWS

Learn research techniques from the pros at the Grand Rapids Public Library while sleuthing for historical information about your home.


Multiple locations available city wide to recycle Christmas trees

Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS

Four city parks are currently designated as drop off sites for Christmas trees to be recycled.