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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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Southeast Area Farmers Market kicks off season June 20

Submitted 06-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers Market kicks off its 2014 season June 20. Fridays, 3 to 7 p.m. at Garfield Park, Burton St. & Madison Ave. SE. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at GR Ford Academic Center, Madison SE south of Franklin.

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Plant sale to help fund Well House projects

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NEWS

Vegetable and herb plants will be available for purchase this Saturday at Well House. All proceeds go to supporting their Urban Garden Project.

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OKT Urban Forester reveals secrets to eating from city's bounty

Submitted 04-22-2014 under NEWS

Laura Casaletto shares her knowledge of collecting free quality food from urban foraging. She'll be leading a free edible plant walk on April 22.

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NPO Showcase: Well House and the 19:1 campaign

Submitted 04-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Camilla Voelker of Well House explains the housing first model and the 19:1 Campaign

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Meet civic investor Tami VandenBerg: Investing in the other

Submitted 04-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Tami VandenBerg believes that we all should have access to a great city. Her work at Well House as well as starting both The Meanwhile Bar and The Pyramid Scheme are all a part of making Grand Rapids great- for all.

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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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Our Kitchen Table to celebrate continued funding

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

Our Kitchen Table celebrates their recent $300,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant with an open house.

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Access to gardens, farmers markets in low income areas to increase

Submitted 01-30-2014 under NEWS

Our Kitchen Table was recently awarded a $300,000 grant by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to encourage healthy eating and seed-to-table programs in southeast neighborhoods.

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