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Submitted 03-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Discover how an African-America girl growing up in rural Michigan during the early 1900s overcame hurdles to achieve phenomenal success as an educator, world traveler and more -- an amazing story almost lost in the dusty archives at WMU.
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.
Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS
The snowy owl, a bird native to the Arctic region, is once again making appearances in West Michigan. Several sightings of the majestic bird have been reported and have prompted curiosity as to why the bird is flying so far south.
Submitted 11-17-2013 under NEWS
Community members are passing along envelopes stuffed with cash throughout the Grand Rapids area. The envelopes are connected to Holiday It Forward, a nonprofit program implemented locally that encourages individuals to assist the needy during the holiday season.
Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS
With the increasing presence of panhandlers in the greater Grand Rapids area, citizens are left with a dilemma of how to best help people in need
Submitted 11-06-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
GRCC's "Greater Grand Rapids Garbage Tour" revealed pros and cons of the county's current waste handling system.
Submitted 10-01-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Stephen Gren, together with local spoken word group the DiaTribe, helped bring the first-ever blind and deaf friendly exhibit to ArtPrize.
Submitted 09-23-2013 under LOCAL LIFE
Preview of the Classical Revolution Grand Rapids event at the SpeakEZ
Submitted 09-19-2013 under OPINION
The Humane Society offers help to families with pets in need.
Submitted 09-18-2013 under NONPROFITS
Each year the Western Michigan Genealogical Society sponsors a seminar in the fall. On October 11 and 12, we welcome from Chicago, Thomas MacEntee, the Genealogy Ninja to the Prince Conference Center.
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