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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

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West Michigan Jazz Society moves free concerts from zoo to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Jazz in the Park begins year 15 of free jazz concerts on June 8 with a performance by the West Ottawa High School Jazz Band starting at 6:30 p.m. Organizers say the move makes the event open to a larger audience.

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Movies in the Park begins June 5 with E.T.

Submitted 06-02-2015 under NEWS

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. will again what has become a signature downtown event at Ah Nab Awen Park for free this summer, with movies selected from a community-generated list of favorite films.

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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Two Detroit poets to bring new stories to Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Tarfia Faizullah and Jamaal May will read from their first books of poetry, which discuss the history of Detroit and Bangladesh.

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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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West Side booms with new restaurants, breweries

Submitted 12-16-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the past few years and in the recent months, there has been an influx of breweries, restaurants and local businesses choosing to open in the West Side.

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Neighborhood Park Planning provides glimpse at community priorities, demographics

Submitted 11-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the Friends of GR Parks and the City of Grand Rapids' Parks and Recreation Department wraps up community design workshops for eight local parks, what are some trends we can learn from?

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.

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