Dwelling Place Introduces 2024 Winter/Spring Artist in Residence: Pharaoh Muhammad Khalil

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 02-02-2024 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place is pleased to announce Pharaoh Muhammad Khalil as their 2024 Winter/Spring Artist-in-Residence.   Pharaoh is a multi-talented artist with creative pursuits in poetry, freestyle rap, photography, videography, and modeling...

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Take charge of your health this fall with no-cost in-person High Blood Pressure Control workshop in Jenison; additional workshops over Zoom

by (National Kidney...)

Submitted 08-21-2023 under NONPROFITS

Take charge of your health this fall with no-cost in-person High Blood Pressure Control workshop in Jenison; additional workshops over Zoom If you are living with high blood pressure and want to be healthier, consider taking the upcoming in-person...

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Online survey connects Kent County parents to resources

by (FamilyFutures)

Submitted 10-13-2022 under NONPROFITS

The Kent County Parenting Support Site ( is a website that connects families to local home visiting programs that allow them to nurture their children’s health, development, and school readiness. Parents answer a few...

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Food Without Barriers: An Interview with Lisa Oliver King from Our Kitchen Table

by (Kent County Foo...)

Submitted 10-28-2021 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this year, the Kent County Food Policy Council launched to strengthen and grow the food system in Kent County. As we build momentum, discuss, and prioritize issues, we are gathering information and engaging with our...

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Community updates: Friday, June 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids expands micromobility pilot with electric assist bikes The City of Grand Rapids is expanding mobility options for area residents and visitors with the addition of electric assist bicycles throughout the city, it announced...

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To end the pandemic, we need to make trust contagious

by (metrohealth2019)

Submitted 01-06-2021 under NONPROFITS

Developing safe and highly effective vaccines for COVID-19 was a monumental scientific achievement. Now comes the hard part: convincing enough people to be vaccinated to bring the pandemic to an end. Dr. Rakesh Pai, president of the Metro Health...

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Guiding Light Restarts Recovery Program Intake Process with Enhanced Safety Protocols

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NONPROFITS

While some organizations halted operations during the onset of COVID-19 in West Michigan, Guiding Light has adapted in order to continue its rescue, recovery and re-engagement programming in light of rising needs. The Grand Rapids-based nonprofit...

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Functional Medicine Practice Expands into Prepared Meal Service

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-02-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market welcomed Root Functional Medicine, a functional medicine and nutrition practice, as an Incubator Kitchen tenant in April. The Incubator Kitchen will serve as the hub for the practice to produce and package meals as a...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 3 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-03-2020 under NEWS

As of 3pm today, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kent County has risen to 136. The number of COVID-19-related deaths in the county remains at two. Statewide, there has been an increase of 1953 cases to a grand total of 12,744, with 479...

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American Heart Month: Why the Hispanic population is at risk

by (metrohealth2019)

Submitted 02-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Metro Health – University of Michigan Health cardiologist, Dr. Larry Diaz, a native of Venezuela, says Hispanics are at a higher risk of health conditions that could lead to heart disease, and he’s committed to spreading awareness....

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