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WMCAT acquires new screen printing program

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology has acquired a screen printing operation out of Holland, Michigan to launch a new social enterprise initiative.

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Riolo Creative Engineering thrives on innovation

Submitted 01-13-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Marco Riolo shares his experience working in the creative field and what it takes to be successful in a competitive business where innovative thinking is a necessity.

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Smartphone apps add layers to understanding place

Submitted 01-06-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Exploring places via smart phone apps allows people to "plug into" their surroundings.

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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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Gaming on board: party provider expands services with Ultimate Gaming Bus

Submitted 12-16-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Brian Mosby started his business three years ago by offering bounce houses and other party fun for young children. He's now expanding his services to include entertainment for older children and teens with a mobile gaming station equiped with up to 50 video games.

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Story Matters: Brandon describes his dream car

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

Brandon talks about how he would like to be a car designer and the type of car he would create.

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EatGR, FoodCircles ask West Michigan to raise forks for hunger relief

Submitted 11-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

By encouraging people to dine out at local restaurants, the two groups hope to raise enough money to buy Feeding America West Michigan a new forklift.

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Grand Rapids GiveCamp gives free websites and more to 15 non-profit organizations

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

During one weekend, 140 technology professionals donated their time and talents to provide free technology solutions to non-profit organizations in need.

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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

A team of local software engineers have won the grand prize for Code Michigan 2014 with their snow plow data tracking application. The award of $15,000 will help the project move forward, yet much work remains to be done.

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Artists as disruptors: Building incubators where art, technology meet

Submitted 10-04-2014 under NEWS

At Friday night's Critical Discourse discussion with NEW INC members, the intersections of art and technology, highlighting disruptive work and helping artists, technologists and designers build sustainable work practices.

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