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Catalyst Radio: Noorthoek Academy's family event Big Step Walk fundraiser is Saturday

Noorthhook Academy’s annual Big Step Walk, set this year for Sat., May 10, raises funds for programs that give challenged special-needs adults a college experience through a partnership with Grand Rapids Community College.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

Bagpipers lead the 2k Big Step Walk through Aquinas College Campus.

Bagpipers lead the 2k Big Step Walk through Aquinas College Campus. /Noorthoek Academy

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the nonprofit Noorthoek Academy, and the May 10 fundraiser, Big Step Walk.

Noorthoek Academy partners with Grand Rapids Community College to provide a college experience in the arts and sciences for special needs adults.

In studio today to talk about the efforts of Noorthoek Academy and promote tomorrow’s 9th Annual 2k walk is Elizabeth Crouch, a trustee for the nonprofit and part of the organizing committee for The Big Step Light-hearted Walk.



Michigan music featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from The Appleseed Collective’s new release Young Love. The song is “Don’t Know Me.”

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