Activating Downtown Spaces: Heartside Community Reclaims Pekich Park

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

The consensus work that Maloney and other local stakeholders have contributed to the Heartside Quality of Life Study is now coming to fruition. This summer, Pekich Park, which has been a historically problematic area for neighbors, saw...

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Volunteering Enhances Communities and Connections

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 07-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

“Being a volunteer feels like you are something bigger than yourself," shares Grace, community member and recent Dwelling Place volunteer while reflecting on her experiences as part of a community improvement volunteer event at St. James...

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Downtown greening reduces crime, draws customers, adds beauty to our environment

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 06-25-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

There are many elements that go into creating a sense of place, that strong sense of identity of character that sets one area apart from everywhere else. In downtown Grand Rapids we have buildings that are historic and beautiful. The focus of the...

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Catalyst Radio: Wealthy Theatre energy, beautification, technology upgrades underway

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-14-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW A major fundraising project to help make the historic Wealthy Theatre sustainable and energy efficient began in 2011 – the centennial anniversary...

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Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation has generously offered to double contributions to the Wealthy Theatre Sustainability Campaign, through Dec. 21, putting the remaining $80,000 to be raised, within reach; giving the landmark venue a chance to remain viable,...

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