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UCOM brings healthy, local food to Wyoming community

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

United Church Outreach Ministry is doing more than just fighting hunger in their Wyoming community. They’re on a mission to help their neighbors build healthy lifestyles, starting with the food they eat. Program director Shawn Keener has been...

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New website provides centralized information, resources for people with addiction

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Brian Keeley of the Grand Rapids Red Project discusses MIREcovery.info, a one-stop website that provides information on services for people with addiction and their loved ones. The new...

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Emmanuel Hospice asks the question, "How do you want to live?'

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Sara Lowe, Executive Director at Emmanuel Hospice, discusses common misconceptions about hospice care and explains Emmanuel's unique model of care. Emmanuel Hospice is an interfaith,...

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Food Bank explains why Blue Bridge is orange

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

If you’re in downtown Grand Rapids between Aug. 29 and Sept. 2, you may notice something a little different about the iconic Blue Bridge spanning the Grand River. The City of Grand Rapids will be turning its lights orange, the color of hunger...

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“Healthy U” Lecture: Enhance Your Health at Any Age

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 07-27-2016 under

On Monday, Aug. 8, at 10 a.m., Dr. Piyush Bhatnagar will present “Healthy Bites,” a free lecture at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes, a faith-based, not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located at 2510 Lake Michigan Dr...

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A Memorial Day your health will remember

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

One of the top three cook-out days of the year, Memorial Day is a day to celebrate outdoors with family, food and friends. You can make your celebration fun AND Healthy by making a few simple choices. Preparing simple, tasty picnic fare from home is...

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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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Highlighting city’s mental wellness resources, GoSite hosts free Q&A event

by (GoSite)

Submitted 05-19-2016 under NEWS

Local information and welcome center, the GoSite, will be kicking off a series of events on May 26 aiming to better educate the public about the wide variety of mental health and wellness resources available in the Grand Rapids area. Free and open...

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Maintaining Oral Health as We Age: A “Healthy U” Lecture

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 05-16-2016 under

Dr. Christopher Sampair, D.D.S., will present “Oral Health Concerns for Older Adults,” during the Covenant Village of the Great Lakes’ “Healthy U” lecture on Monday, June 13, 2016, beginning at 10 a.m. Covenant Village...

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YMCA's Healthy Kids Day aims to keep children active

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 04-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids’ Healthy Kids Day is coming up on April 30 and it is all about building on the “COOL” factor inside every kid. As spring transitions to summer, this event is a reminder not to let children idle away...

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