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Planned Parenthood to offer free HIV testing Week June 23-27

by (PPMI)

Submitted 06-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — In recognition of National HIV Testing Day (June 27), Planned Parenthood of West and Northern (PPWNM) is encouraging men, women, and young people to get tested for HIV. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

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Free HIV Testing Week, June 23-27, 2014

by (PPMI)

Submitted 06-18-2014 under

Free HIV testing at any Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan health center, Monday, June 23, through Friday, June 27, 2014. We have eight locations including in Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Muskegon, an Ionia. You must make an appointment....

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Planned Parenthood Capital Campaign Shatters Goal

by (PPMI)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) announces the successful completion of its capital campaign, Standing Tall, with over $4 million raised! Planning for the campaign began in 2011 and the quiet phase kicked off in July 2012....

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Grand Rapids resident to be honored with prestigious Athena Award from U of M

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

Lorissa MacAllister, president and founder of Enviah consulting and research firm in Cascade township will be honored with the 2014 Athena Award on Saturday, March 29 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  MacAllister is being recognized...

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Step Quietly into March at Dominican Center

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

A new series of programs have been developed at Dominican Center to draw you out of the long, difficult West Michigan winter. The season of Lent begins on March 5 with Ash Wednesday. Traditionally, Lent is the Christian season of preparation before...

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Running because of fear: when the internal struggle is based on the external

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under OPINION

Mine is the story of a modern-day slave. I’m six-foot-two. When I began running three-ish years ago, I weighed approximately 225 pounds. Today I weigh around 180. In December of 2012, I weighed 150 pounds. The skin was stretched over my limbs...

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Talking with the Experts: Gazelle Girl Training Tips from Metro Health Sports Medicine

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

It's February, and while we are months away from a spring thaw, many runners are in the thick of their winter training for spring races like April's Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k. The Rapidian, a sponsor of the upcoming Gazelle Girl,...

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Learn to use the gift of empathic listening.

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering two new classes this month that have just been added to our online registration at: www.dominicancenter.com/open-programs.  Read about them below and see if they sound like something you'd like to...

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Ski film premier raises funds for youth mountain adventure learning, promotes helmet use

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 01-09-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ski enthusiasts mark your calendars: On Saturday, January 11 the Wealthy Theatre will premier Sherpas Cinema's "Into the Mind." With the same sweeping cinematography demonstrated in Sherpa’s 2011 film All.I.Can; “Into...

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Spectrum Health to open Community Medicine Clinic for uninsured, underinsured

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 08-02-2013 under NEWS

Spectrum Health Medical Group held an open house Friday morning for its new Community Medicine Clinic (CMC) opening Monday, August 5. The clinic, located at 75 Sheldon Boulevard SE, will offer primary care to uninsured or underinsured Grand Rapids...

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