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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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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.

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Neighborhood Park Design Workshops planned over the next 4 weeks

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Parks and Recreation Department, along with the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, are hosting design workshops for eight neighborhood parks.

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Neighborhood Business Alliance to celebrate 25 years of economic development

Submitted 10-14-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 25th annual Neighborhood Business Awards will be presented by the Neighborhood Business Alliance on November 6 at Wealthy Theatre. Over 80 nominees across 14 different category are on the docket for this year's event.

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Celebrate NeighborWoods month with tree plantings

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

There is still time left to get involved with tree plantings in celebration of NeighborWoods month, organized by Friends of Grand Rapids Parks.

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Oct. 13, the brewery will donate 25 percent of all sales to Feeding America West Michigan.

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Innovation Central students chosen to attend APEC summit in Beijing

Submitted 10-07-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Three high school students from Grand Rapids Public Schools have been selected to to attend the APEC Finance Ministers Conference in Beijing this October.

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Columbia scholar discovers power of student beliefs, passions to build literacy

Submitted 10-06-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dr. Ernest Morrell addressed the topic of developing powerful readers and writers through community engagement at the Community Literacy Summit.

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What's on Tap: October 2-8

Submitted 10-02-2014 under NEWS

More and more brewpubs are releasing fall inspired ales this week. Start off your Saturday by helping to raise money for ArtPrize by drinking at Founder's Beer Garden in Rosa Parks Circle, and end with wood aged beer at Brewery Vivant's annual festival.

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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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