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"Bike the Foodscape" with OKT Saturday

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

“Bike the Foodscape” 3 p.m. Saturday Sept. 27 at G R Ford Academic Center. 2-mile bike tour with stops at ten educational destinations

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Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses sets precedent for minority neighborhood revitalization

Submitted 09-23-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Jamiel Robinson is on a mission: by fostering dialog and raising awareness he hopes to elevate the black business community to viable and sustainable heights.

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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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Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

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GR Initiative for Leaders and Fifth Third Bank Partner to Prepare Students for Career Success

Submitted 03-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Fifth Third Bank Employees Conduct Mock Interviews with Ottawa Hills High School Students

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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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Hall Street bakery opens with dedicated gluten free kitchen

Submitted 02-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Wealthy Street Bakery owners have opened new Hall Street Bakery location that expands their regular offerings with the help of a separate gluten free kitchen, complete with its own HVAC system to avoid contamination.

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Our Infertility Story: Struggling to find support in the #1 city to raise a family

Submitted 11-14-2013 under VOICES

Recently diagnosed with infertility, we have been frustrated by the lack of support available in Grand Rapids. We are reaching out to Grand Rapidians to share our story, create a support group and locate a support group meeting space.

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Teens wrestle with power

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Teens going through GR Initiative for Leaders' ACTIVATE justice curriculum are examining how they can have a positive impact on local justice issues,

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High school students to spend summer identifying social justice issues.

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders teaches their new ACTIVATE curriculum.

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