Interaction with The Rapidian helps generate coverage ideas

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-18-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff*: A major element of The Rapidian, if not the most important, is community involvement. Without interaction between readers and reporters, the Rapidian wouldn't be able to offer much, which is why we try to encourage...

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[MIDTOWN] Donation yoga on the Green every Wednesday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amber Zidarevich Kilpatrick wears many hats. She is the community organizer for Eastown Community Association, a Midtown Neighborhood Association board member, an instructor at Seva Yoga, a wife and a mother to a 10-month old. Since May, Amber has...

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[MIDTOWN] MNA to help publicize your Midtown event

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Summer is buzzing with activities, from yard sales to block parties to kickball games on the Green. If you are planning an event or know of one coming up in Midtown, we can help get the word out to your neighbors. Just log onto Facebook and fill out...

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Sisters in Social Media

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 04-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

We've finally taken the plunge into the social media arena. The Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids now have a facebook fan page at www.facebook.com/dominicansistersgrandrapids . If you are not a facebook member, you can still click on ...

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Grand Rapids makes a case for Google Fiber

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NEWS

Japan has it. Other European and east Asian countries have it, and now Google is working to bring fiber connectivity to the United States. Grand Rapids is among dozens of cities vying to host the Google Fiber initiative. Internet connectivity has...

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Live Mayor Call-In Show Celebrates 18 Years, Adapts With New Technology

by (GRTV)

Submitted 02-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

A clip from City Connection's first episode on April 24, 1992 with Mayor John Logie. Here at GRTV we constantly meet people with a need to share ideas.  Whether it be analysis of our culture, exclamation of faith or sharing talents and...

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A-Typical Teenage Couple

by (ALewis)

Submitted 02-10-2010 under LOCAL LIFE


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Facebook used in locating lost cat, supportive community

by (kolene)

Submitted 02-02-2010 under NEWS

On January 6 at 7:54 p.m., Gerard Heath popped up on Facebook.  His avatar, an orange tabby cat wrapped in a blanket. His first wall post reads, "I am lost. Please look at my photo and see if you recognize me. I was last seen on Jan. 2 in the...

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Deep Fried Bytes rounding out second year of podcasts

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-29-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Growing up around Grand Rapids, Chris Woodruff would head to a local Mexican restaurant whenever he had a hankering for his deep-fried food of choice: ice cream. Now a technology consultant with RCM Technologies, Woodruff collaborates with...

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52 GR area nonprofits participate in Chase Community Giving

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 11-25-2009 under NEWS

The mantra of social media marketing could very well be "be human." Equipped with Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts, corporations, businesses and nonprofit organizations have been using these tools to foster more personable...

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