Grand Rapids

In Season Report: January 9, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 01-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

We are hoping that the sun will grace us with her presence this weekend, but rain or shine your local farmers and food creators will be there to provide you with the freshest, local fare in town! Shop from a variety of products from your local farms...

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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-08-2021 under NEWS

Community leaders address storming of U.S. Capitol In the wake of Wednesday’s rioting inside the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, several leaders in local government issued statements this week condemning the violence and...

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Passing the Mic: Neighbors of Belknap Lookout answers, "How are you making sure you're engaging with the full diversity of your neighborhood?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-07-2021 under VOICES

Shelby Garbini, Board Member of King Park Neighbors, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "I’m curious how other neighborhood associations are really making sure that they are interacting and engaging with a diverse group of...

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In Season Report: January 2, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 01-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

AHH, the first market day of the New Year! There are many things that give us hope for this year ahead of us, but it truly is your support that keeps us going! May this year bring all of you joy and peace and may your table be filled with this year...

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

Services of Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) are helping the community celebrate the new year with a dual set of programs spanning radio, television, and online. WYCE 88.1fm, a service of CMC, is counting down the top 2,020 songs of 2020 on...

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In Season Report: December 19, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

Only one week left to prep for the holidays! Looking to buy some last-minute gifts? Need to stock up on your holiday meal needs? Your local vendors at FSFM have got you covered! Head to the Market this Saturday and bring home the spirit of the...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NEWS

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in West Michigan After months of living with COVID-19 in West Michigan, hundreds of related deaths, and tens of thousands more in positive cases, the first area vaccinations have begun. The Pfizer vaccine, authorized by...

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Ericka 'Kyd Kane' Thompson becomes Grand Rapids' new poet laureate

by (Brett)

Submitted 12-15-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids has a new poet laureate in Ericka “Kyd Kane” Thompson, who begins a three-year term on Jan. 1. As poet laureate, Kyd Kane will act as an ambassador of poetry for the city, creating programs that encourage the writing and...

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In Season Report: December 12, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 12-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us this Saturday to spread joy this holiday season! Get outdoors and bring home the spirit of the holidays by supporting your local farms, food and beverage businesses, and artists. Choosing local has never been more important than this year....

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-10-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports stabilizing COVID-19 case growth for Kent County Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has stabilized over the last few weeks, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Thursday. An average...

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