Community updates: Monday, July 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-13-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Art Museum reopening August 1 The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) will be reopening to the public on August 1, it announced Monday, after four months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A soft reopening for GRAM Members will take...

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Aiming for advocacy: The American Diabetes Association - West Michigan

by (Maggie Puder)

Submitted 12-20-2016 under OPINION

Diabetes can be a deadly disease that shapes itself into many forms. It can also, however, in the best cases, be a call-to-action. Type One diabetes, which is dubbed “insulin-dependent” diabetes, attacks the body from birth. It develops...

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

Celebrating independence and community is the main focus of this year’s Fourth of July festivities around the Grand Rapids area. From Grandville to East Grand Rapids, neighborhoods will hold several events to entertain and captivate people of...

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Catalyst Radio: Disability Advocates hosting downtown celebration Tues. for ADA anniversary

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-21-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This month marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and a celebration in recognition of the civil rights law that bars...

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Granola Goddess to open shop on Plainfield

by (erictank)

Submitted 04-29-2014 under NEWS

After looking for the past two years for her own space, Molly Dawson has finally found a home for Daily De-lish, her artisanal granola and cookie operation. Up until recently she had been baking out of Suburba, an Ada culinary hotspot. But as her...

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Sietsema Orchards to host fruit tree planting workshop

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is partnering with the Kent and Montcalm Conservation Districts to present a workshop on the growing, maintenance and pruning of fruit trees. The event will take place on March 22 at Sietsema Orchards in Ada (8540...

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ArtPrize hosts volunteers for kick-off event

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Imagine that you have decided to become more involved in your community. Imagine that ArtPrize is the event that you settle on as the object of your altruistic work. What sort of experience welcomes a volunteer for this local art extravaganza? Great...

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