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Catalyst Radio: New organization helping veterans get their health care benefits

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-12-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio, we learn about a new organization working to connect military veterans with their health care benefits. With Michigan...

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Free HIV Testing Day at Planned Parenthood on June 27

by (PPMI)

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

As part of National HIV Testing Day, Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) will offer free HIV testing by appointment at all eight of its health centers on Thursday, June 27, 2013. PPWNM has locations in Grand Rapids, Wyoming,...

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Save the Date for the Rock the Block Street Street Fair June 15th, 2013!

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 05-15-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s time to Rock the Block! Join LINC Community Revitalization, Inc. on Madison Avenue at Hall Street on June 15th, 2013 to celebrate community, culture and connection to opportunity! From 11am to 6pm the street will be filled with local food...

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Regular Checkups Can Keep You Healthy, Save Lives

by (PPMI)

Submitted 05-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

As part of National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) is urging women in our community to schedule preventive checkups including breast cancer screenings, and, if recommended, a Pap test...

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Introducing Marywood Home Health

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

Marywood Home Health invites you to come to Dominican Center at Marywood  for an informational meeting about the healthcare options available to you through Marywood Circle.  Marywood Home Health is a service of Marywood Circle, a...

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Let's get moving

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 03-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Would you like to try yoga but you're intimidated by those pretzel-like positions you see in magazines? You really don't have to tie yourself in knots to do yoga. Chair Yoga might be for you.   A safe and supportive class, you will...

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Jewel in our crown stepping down: Leader in sex education to retire from Planned Parenthood after 38 years

by (PPMI)

Submitted 11-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) proudly, fondly and reluctantly bids farewell to Vice President of Education and Leadership Development Janis A. Lunquist, MA, at the end of 2012, after 38 years of service! Lunquist is widely...

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Women under 40 urged to take control of breast health

by (PPMI)

Submitted 10-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) is encouraging women under 40 to take control of their breast health during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.   "Early detection saves lives," said Vice...

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Rock the Block returns with food, entertainment, chess tournament

by (stukkien)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, June 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. local non-profit LINC will be hosting its second annual Rock the Block Health Fest. The event will feature giveaways, live entertainment, plenty of food and a car show. Last year, over 1...

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Treehuggers to add package-free bulk vegan food grocery store

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

There is a saying that goes, “There is no such thing as a free lunch," meaning that every meal costs something to make. This applies when one considers the amount of resources it takes to manufacture the packaging of a frozen pizza, for...

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