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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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.