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Community updates: Friday, Sept. 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NEWS

Mayor’s Greening Initiative bringing 300 new trees to Burton Heights neighborhood The volunteer-led Mayor’s Greening Initiative in Grand Rapids is back next month to plant 250 new trees in the Burton Heights neighborhood, with an extra...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 25, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-24-2021 under NONPROFITS

After a fun-filled summer, fall allows us the time to slow down, take a deep breath, and get cozy before the snow flies. It also provides the most beautiful array of red, yellow, and orange hues to the landscape and our plates! Pumpkins, gourds, and...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 18, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-17-2021 under NONPROFITS

This time of year still fills the Market with an abundance of colors, flavors, and aromas. But not for long! Fall is always a reminder of how quickly the seasons come and go. So make sure you enjoy them while they last! Apples, plums, melons, pears...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 16

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids creates Affordable Housing Fund The Grand Rapids City Commission established an Affordable Housing Fund on Tuesday, aiming to address racial and ethnic disparities in housing in Grand Rapids. The fund was six years in the making...

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"Hope Marches On" - The Salvation Army Starts Giving Season 100 Days Before Christmas

by (mroinila)

Submitted 09-16-2021 under NONPROFITS

With the resurgence of the pandemic and just 100 days until Christmas, The Salvation Army is digging in to make sure “Hope Marches On” during another predicted challenging holiday season of need. As many people continue to struggle with...

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Passing the Mic: West Michigan Hindu Temple's Fred Stella answers, "What is the purpose of your life?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-10-2021 under VOICES

Rishi Singh, Sikh practitioner and interfaith outreach officer for the Sikh Society of West Michigan, previously asked Grand Rapids faith communities: "What is the purpose of your life? How can you live a spiritual life...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 11, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

The arrival of plums and grapes can often make people feel as if summer is truly over. But don’t fret! Autumn produces such a diverse variety of fruits and vegetables. Grapes, melons, pears, eggplants, tomatoes, and okra are filling the stalls...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Sept. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-08-2021 under NEWS

GRCC, Grand Valley receive $1.2M grants to help local adults earn college degrees Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) and Grand Valley State University (GVSU) have each received five-year, $1.2 million grants from the U.S. Department of Education...

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What's at the Market: Saturday, September 4, 2021

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-03-2021 under NONPROFITS

Deep purple eggplants and plums, red, orange, and green hued tomatoes and peppers, sweet yellow corn and much more are filling the stalls right now! The beginning of September provides an abundance of variety amongst the in season produce grown in...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-02-2021 under NEWS

Blandford Nature Center celebrating late founder with four-day exhibit Blandford Nature Center (BNC) is inviting the public to join in the celebration of the life and achievements of its founder Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray, who passed away in Grand...

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