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Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION
It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.
Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
This Sunday, families- including those with children who have sensory integration sensitivities- are invited to join in the Family Fest at Celebration Cinema North, with arts activities and a movie showing where children are encouraged to get up and move around.
Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS
The ambulance company is striving to help Grand Rapidians with their ambulance bills through payment plans, volunteer opportunities to work off debt and an ambulance membership program.
Submitted 03-24-2015 under NEWS
CHC’s aim is to provide high quality, affordable and compassionate health care to the underserved in the community, using collaborations with health agencies, hospitals, schools, churches, homes for the elderly, service clubs and neighborhood organizations.
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.
Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks
Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS
Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.
Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION
Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes
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.
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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