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She Rides her Own Way to host Women and Bikes speaker series

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

She Riders Her Own Way will kick off their "Women and Bike" Speaker Series on September 17 to introduce the women's movement in cycling and encourage new riders to experience bike culture. Keynote panelists include ...

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Our Kitchen Table works to empower and support Southeast residents

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Focusing on the Southeast area of Grand Rapids, the organization Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is actively empowering community members to reexamine their food system and giving them the tools to improve their health and environment. Lisa Oliver King,...

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Planned Parenthood Offers Free HIV Testing June 22-26

by (PPMI)

Submitted 06-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

MICHIGAN — In recognition of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) is encouraging men, women, and young people to get tested for HIV — and offering the public an opportunity to take...

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PHF Hydrocephalus Walk MI 2015

by (MIPHF)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

Join us as we walk in Riverside to raise awareness and funds of Hydrocephalus here in Michigan.  Register by June 30th to get your FREE T-shirt, registration is also FREE!  Check in begins at 10 am, walk begins at 11 am.  Join us...

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Grand Rapids Threshold Choir works to bring comfort to dying with song

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-09-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Threshold Choir is a local chapter of an international network of a cappella choirs whose singers serve to bring ease and comfort to those at the thresholds of living and dying. The Grand Rapids choir was started by Linda...

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The Spoke Folks to celebrate all things bicycle at second annual fundraiser

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-26-2015 under NEWS

The Spoke Folks will be holding their second annual bicycle festival and fundraiser event "Crank" on Saturday, May 30 from noon to 6 p.m. at The Spoke Folks Bicycle Co-op (221 Logan St SW). All proceeds from sales will benefit their...

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Local dojo works to increase community wellness with Kickstarter

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Daniel Muschiana, owner/partner of local martial arts studio Shen & Kyoseikan Dojo, continues to seek ways to integrate the healing arts into his local neighborhood. Shen Dojo was previously located in the Heartside Neighborhood on...

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Outdoor Farmers Market works to increase neighborhood accessibility to fresh produce

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9 a.m. when approximately 35 farmers and fresh food artisans will open their stands in the Outdoor Market Shed. The opening will be...

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