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Local refugees integrate with courage, strength

by (Bethany Refugee...)

Submitted 06-04-2012 under NONPROFITS

As a result of the programs Bethany Christian Services PARA provides, families and individuals have successfully integrated into the greater Grand Rapids community. Traumatized and struggling with alcoholism, an Iraqi refugee joined PARA...

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Festival of Faith and Writing aims to offer encouragement to hopeful writers

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 03-29-2012 under NEWS

Calvin College's Festival of Faith and Writing is gearing up for another year of authors, editors, publishers, artists and readers coming together for three days of discussion. This year's festival will take place April 19-21, bringing to...

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Interfaith Peace Service and Discussion

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

On September 18, 2011, Dominican Center at Marywood will host an Interfaith Peace Service at Dominican Chapel Marywood from 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Present at this Peace Service  will be representatives of the Hindu, Buddhist,...

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Catalyst Radio: Garfield Park hosts the 38th Arts and Crafts Fair

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   Kathy Woudstra, a Garfield Park resident with a remarkable story of how she became executive director of the Neighborhoods Association, shares about this...

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Catalyst Radio: The Network celebrates its second annual Network Neighborhood Bash tomorrow

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:32) The Network, an LGBTQ resource in Grand Rapids, is having its second annual street fair/fundraiser tomorrow, complete with food, musical...

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Where should The Rapidian see and be seen this summer?

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 03-22-2011 under OPINION

It's a little gray right now, but March is going out like a lamb. It is spring, and the season for festivals and street fairs is nigh. Rapidian readers, we'd like to see and be seen. Yes, we're having our social this Thursday (plug - 5:...

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ArtPeers: Pleased To Meet You!

by (ArtPeers)

Submitted 08-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

Getting invited to downtown arts events and receptions… is a relatively new thing.  I am admittedly fascinated by these events, and the culture behind our culture.  My favorite part about these parties is walking into conversations about...

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Eastown Street Fair 2009

by (silverman)

Submitted 09-19-2009 under NEWS

For the last 36 years Eastown has turned Wealthy street from Atlas to Lake Drive into a cultural mecca, this year they've out done themselves. Organized by the Eastown Community Association, local business, restauraunts, artist and musicians get...

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