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DisArt packs house with runway fashion show celebrating accessible clothing

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The DisArt Festival aims to bring people together through different modes of art to further the discussion about disability and community. One such way the Festival is doing so is through fashion.  On Friday, the DisArt Festival hosted two...

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Catalyst Radio: Catherine's Health Center awarded grant for new Heart Smart Connections program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the local nonprofit Catherine’s Health Center, working to improve access for those in need of health...

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“HealthyU” Lecture Series at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

by (Covenant Villag...)

Submitted 03-20-2015 under

Get an Alzheimer’s primer when Joy Spahn, MPA, regional director of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter (West Michigan region) presents “Alzheimer’s disease: The Current Science and Research Behind Finding a...

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Running for the health of it

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under OPINION

Last spring, I did something I never thought I would do: I trained and ran my first half marathon. As someone who used to hate even the word "running," this was one of the most challenging things I've done. This year, I will run the...

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#MyWin: Aaron Ofseyer

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 03-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

A win is a small triumph. A personal victory. A success that's all your own. It's being able to fit into your favorite jeans, getting your confidence to get back out on the court, being able to exercise after surgery…it...

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Feeding America West Michigan to expand fresh food distributions with CSX, Conservation Fund grant

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

CSX and the Conservation Fund announced today that Feeding America West Michigan is one of 10 charitable organizations in the South, Midwest and on the East Coast to receive grants to improve the transportation and distribution of fresh, healthy...

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Nourish Organic Market expands with free delivery of food baskets

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Nourish Organic Market prides itself on being the 3rd best place to get food- next to having a personal garden and buying directly from a farmer. What started as an online store called Artisan Food is now a market that connects with farmers to...

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Streams of Hope, a partner agency of Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank, is helping clients manage chronic illnesses through exercise, nutrition, and encouragement. Learn more about the Nutritional Options for Wellness program at...

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New class series offer holistic view of nutrition, healthy living at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

January is the traditional time of year to start fresh, and when many people vow to make changes in their health and lifestyle choices, related to New Year resolutions or post-holiday weight gain. But how does someone move from a short-lived diet to...

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