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Local sixth graders adopt Kreiser Pond

Submitted 01-27-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Grand Rapids Christian middle schoolers have adopted Kreiser Pond for a year of place based learning in a retention basin.

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5th Annual WinterWest returns to GR's West Side with Crazy Cardboard Sled Race

Submitted 01-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Popular event on Grand Rapids’ West Side returns with an exciting twist

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DGRI to bring champion of data-driven goals to speaker series

Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS

Theresa Reno-Weber will be sharing how her team in Louisville uses data and performance-based government strategies to improve services, build transparency and increase involvement at the city government level.

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Multiple locations available city wide to recycle Christmas trees

Submitted 01-13-2015 under NEWS

Four city parks are currently designated as drop off sites for Christmas trees to be recycled.

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GR Forward Thinking continues series with Theresa Reno-Weber

Submitted 01-06-2015 under NEWS

Leading the discussion for the GR Forward Thinking speaker series is Chief of Performance Improvement for the office of the mayor of Louisville, Theresa Reno-Weber.

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Tips for staying warm this winter

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

You're not alone in staying warm this winter. Use these tips or call 2-1-1 for more information.

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Mayor discusses city chickens, term limits, police relations on City Connection

Submitted 01-05-2015 under NEWS

Mayor Heartwell answered questions about the new term limits, backyard chickens and more live on Monday night, for his monthly show City Connection.

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From the voices of many, one vision emerges

Submitted 12-23-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Engaging in new ways with our community has enabled the GR Forward team to draft a vision statement for our downtown and riverfront areas.

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Catalyst Radio: Paschka's audio and community interests lead him to WYCE

Submitted 12-19-2014 under NEWS

After serving with two Grand Rapids arts organizations, AJ Paschka finds that being the new station manager of WYCE is a natural progression.

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Building consensus: public engagement strategist to address justice, equity, involvement in city planning

Submitted 12-03-2014 under NEWS

Don Edwards, Principal at Justice and Sustainability Associates in DC, will be visiting Grand Rapids on Thursday for the GR Forward Thinking Speaker Series.

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