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Submitted 05-20-2015 under NONPROFITS
Community Engagement Specialist Briana Ureña-Ravelo speaks on the importance of a community news platform that serves everyone.
Submitted 05-19-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
Shen & Kyoseikan Dojo is working to increase wellness accessibility in its new neighborhood and transform care for cancer patients and survivors.
Submitted 05-15-2015 under NONPROFITS
Reporter Garret Ellison was praised for his well-researched and widely read news articles featuring historical accounts of the Grand River Valley.
Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION
It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.
Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS
This year’s Wege Speaker Series is the 19th annual environmental lecture event, beginning April 23 at Aquinas Performing Arts Center.
Submitted 04-02-2015 under NONPROFITS
Free Composting and Vermiculture class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE 49507.
Submitted 03-23-2015 under NEWS
At this year’s Women and Environment Symposium, speakers discussed environmental justice and related topics such as healthy homes and family health, inclusion and localizing food.
Submitted 03-09-2015 under NEWS
The City of Grand Rapids, the SiTE:LAB arts organization and Kent County Habitat for Humanity have been announced as one of the final 12 in a Public Art Challenge offered by Bloomberg Philanthropies of New York.
Submitted 03-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
A local business woman's love for Grand Rapids inspired her new company. To keep her going, she finds encouragement meeting with a community of women entrepreneurs.
With rising healthcare costs, employers are offering creative incentives and programs to encourage healthy behaviors like participating in Gazelle Girl.
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