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Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Dance in the Annex , DITA, announces the fifth and final "TRIP THE LIGHT" event , which will feature modern dance, multimedia and live music. Presale tickets are on sale now for the May 10 event at Wealthy Theatre, with additional discounts for members of Community Media Center (CMC).
Submitted 03-21-2014 under NEWS
Since its 2013 launch of the mobile app that allows people to purchase a dish for $1, FoodCircles has provided 2,239 meals to children living in poverty.
Submitted 03-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Founders Brewing Company has teamed up with smart phone app developers Fusionary to create an app that allows users to find and read about beers on the go.
Submitted 02-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
The Grand Rapids group GR Makers collaborated with entrepreneur Sergio Troiani to create the first all-aluminum iPhone case that doesn't negatively affect the phone's reception.
Submitted 01-14-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The Factory, a quickly growing coworking and colearning space in downtown Grand Rapids, is designed to facilitate collaboration, openness, community, accessibilty and even serendipity.
Submitted 12-30-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS
The GoSite information sharing space will shine a light on the diverse communities, groups, and activities across the metro Grand Rapids area, with help from the many dedicated people already working everyday to build them.
Submitted 12-17-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
A young local film production company approaches wedding videos as storytelling and creates short films for the nonprofit sector.
Submitted 12-05-2013 under NONPROFITS
American stage lighting company Electronic Theatre Controls awarded CMC an industry-best ION 2000 lighting console, helping the theatre get closer to converting 100% to LED lighting.
Submitted 12-03-2013 under NEWS
FoodCircles curates great local restaurants, and provides dishes starting at $1 online. Your entire purchase goes to charity, feeding one child in need for each $1 spent.
Submitted 11-19-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS
The information sharing space will serve as a central access point, highlighting many of the notable programs already in place throughout the community.
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