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Sustainability

NPO Showcase: Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition

Submitted 10-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition serves as a voice for safer and more accessible bicycling of all kinds in our area.

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Awards nominations being accepted for GRABB

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses will be presenting the first annual awards ceremony in recognition of Black businesses making an impact on the local community.

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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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GR Forward seeks public input about downtown, Grand River corridor

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

In an effort to engage residents about the downtown and Grand River corridor planning process, GR Forward will be hosting open house events at a pop-up space at 50 Louis Street NW. Events will continue through December 12.

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Mayor Heartwell addresses concerns of gentrification, bike lanes on City Connection

Submitted 10-13-2014 under NONPROFITS

Monday, Mayor Heartwell answered citizen questions about development on the West Side, bike lane enforcement and more.

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Learning from Olmsted and a Muddy River

Submitted 09-30-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Grand Rapids is not alone in its efforts to revitalize and restore a river, so what can we learn from one project already in implementation and nearly a century in the making

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GRPS Partners with WMEAC for Teach for the Watershed Program

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Public Schools expands the current partnership with WMEAC to expand environmental education to all students.

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Artprize offers transit passes to increase diversity

Submitted 09-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Artprize is giving away free bus passes to community organizations to increase the diversity of the art competition.

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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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Cutting curbs to clean a creek

Submitted 09-23-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards aims to reduce stormwater pollution and beautify a Grand Rapids Neighborhood.

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