Community Updates: Friday, April 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-28-2023 under NEWS

City Manager, City Staff Present FY2024 Preliminary Fiscal Plan to the Grand Rapids City Commission On Tuesday, the City of Grand Rapids held the second of April's Committee of the Whole meetings at City Hall. During this meeting, city staff (...

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Everyone in Grand Rapids should have access to a quality park

by (Mayor Rosalynn Bliss)

Submitted 10-16-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

We are proud of our parks and open spaces in Grand Rapids and we know well the many benefits they offer. That’s why I’m supporting the 10-minute walk to a park campaign launched a year ago and working to make it a reality. The campaign,...

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New Grand Rapids city manager discusses family, fitness, first 90 days

by (Lyonel LaGrone II)

Submitted 08-28-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Lyonel LaGrone reached out to Grand Rapids' new City Manager, Mark Washington, who currently works as the Assistant City Manager in Austin, Texas, for a personal interview. LaGrone watched the City Manager interviews at the end of July and was...

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Nonprofit Showcase gets moving with the Grand Rapids YMCA

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

From food trucks to free fitness classes, the YMCA of West Michigan has amazing opportunities to get healthy for no cost. The HUB is a free fitness program with 15 sites all over Grand Rapids. These fitness classes include Zumba, yoga, male...

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Outdoor Community Class Kickoff Festival

by (Funky Buddha Yoga)

Submitted 05-25-2016 under

We’re kicking off summer in style. No really, get ready for an amazing (and free) Outdoor Community Class that’ll kick-start our new outdoor summer schedule of awesomeness. We’re turning our first Outdoor Community Class of the...

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Exercise plays an important role in chronic disease prevention

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

With fitness trends like CrossFit and wearable technology like the Fitbit, it’s easier than ever for people to get on (and stay on!) the exercise train. Even so, our dedication to exercise is often tied to losing weight, or getting our "...

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Grand Rapids Ballet adult classes open company to community

by (Grand Rapids Ballet)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

Ideal Placement in an Active City Grand Rapids is home to an active, bright community of people that value the mind, body and spirit. The city boasts neighborhood gardens, 25K races and art festivals alongside a dozen colleges and state-of-the-art...

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#MyWin: Aaron Ofseyer

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

A win is a small triumph. A personal victory. A success that's all your own. It's being able to fit into your favorite jeans, getting your confidence to get back out on the court, being able to exercise after surgery…it...

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#MyWin: Shelley Irwin

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 02-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

A win is a small triumph.  A personal victory.  A success that's all your own.  It's being able to fit into your favorite jeans, getting your confidence to get back out on the court, being able to exercise after surgery...

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Popular Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5k adds VIP amenities, caps race

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k, Michigan’s first women-­only half marathon, was born in 2013 to recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  With the third annual race scheduled for April 19, 2015, the organization is as...

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