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Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

Mayor Heartwell responds live to citizen concerns

Submitted 04-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, April 13, Mayor Heartwell answered questions live on GRTV and The Rapidian. He answered questions about the DisArt Festival and the Year of Art & Access, Proposition 1 and access to quality food for all residents.


GVSU’s Change U to focus on collective climate justice

Submitted 04-06-2015 under NEWS

The social justice program’s final segment will be a two part series on climate issues, analyzing the effects of capitalism on the environment and developing ideas for systematic change.


Catalyst Radio: Architecture environmentalist Mazria is keynote for Wege Speaker Series

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS

This year’s Wege Speaker Series is the 19th annual environmental lecture event, beginning April 23 at Aquinas Performing Arts Center.


OKT offers free Composting & Vermiculture class April 11

Submitted 04-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Free Composting and Vermiculture class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE 49507.


WYCE seeks listener support with Spring Fund Drive

Submitted 03-30-2015 under NONPROFITS

As you read this article, WYCE 88.1FM is running its 2015 Spring Fund Drive. Listeners are invited to help us keep this unique organization funded. We are a radio station that is listener funded and volunteered powered, which means that community support is of utmost importance.


DisArt leaders prepare reporters, videographers to help tell story of upcoming disability art festival

Submitted 03-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

In preparation for our coverage of the DisArt Festival, leaders from DisArt and Disability Advocates helped our Rapidian and GRTV volunteers get ready to report on disability with respect and education.


Story Matters: Betty Anne Hevel shares journey as a Gilda's Club volunteer

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

Betty Anne Hevel first got involved with Gilda's Club when she discovered their services during her husband's battle with cancer. She's been there since the beginning, and utilized Gilda's Club in her own cancer journey.


Story Matters: Three-time cancer survivor shares volunteer experiences at Gilda's Club

Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Pat Gavin is a long time volunteer for Gilda's Club. In this video he shares how he brings his own experiences battling cancer to help others at Gilda's Club.


Story Matters: Stephanie McNamara tries laughter yoga for first time at LaughFest

Submitted 03-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Stephanie McNamara explains why she likes supporting Gilda's Club and what it was like to experience laughter yoga for the first time with her family.


Story Matters: Angēla Essick Dykes restores joy through Laughter Yoga

Submitted 03-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Certified laughter yoga instructor Angēla Essick Dykes tells the story of how she discovered laughter yoga, and how it affected her own life. Laughter Yoga sessions are being offered for free every day during LaughFest at Gilda's Club