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North East Citizen Action

Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Mental Health issues; Who do we call?

Submitted 10-02-2014 under OPINION

Suicide, along with violence between law enforcement and residents of the United States, is rapidly growing while tolerance is disappearing. Lives are being lost, destroyed and turned upside down while mentally ill people are falling into the cracks of our legal system.

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West Michigan Cooperative expands offerings to members

Submitted 09-25-2014 under OPINION

The West Michigan Cooperative is expanding its offerings to classes and events as well as fresh produce, meats and handmade goods.

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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.

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Artists collaborate to raise awareness of area design talent

Submitted 08-12-2014 under NEWS

Jody Williams and collaborators have created The Citizen Project, an initiative to shed light on area talent.

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Grand Rapids Public Library going green with book, media swap

Submitted 04-16-2014 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Public Library is giving people a chance to share each other's resources at their Book and Media Swap, happening at two of their branches.

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Community Gardens Dot the Metro Grand Rapids Landscape

Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

As winter fades away and the days grow longer, many in West Michigan begin to think about gardening. And those without a space to garden in their own yard, look to community gardens.

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West Michigan Cooperative sees growth, opportunities in new space on Michigan Avenue

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS

Accessibility, a convenient location and room to grow were three of the most important factors for West Michigan Cooperative (Co-op) leaders when searching for a space to call their own.

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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Nov. 21 tap takeover raised money for anti-hunger group Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.

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