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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NEWS

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in West Michigan After months of living with COVID-19 in West Michigan, hundreds of related deaths, and tens of thousands more in positive cases, the first area vaccinations have begun. The Pfizer vaccine, authorized by...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, May 8 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-08-2020 under NEWS

As of May 8, Kent County has 2,135 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 41 deaths and 732 recoveries. Statewide, there are a confirmed 46,326 cases and 4,393 deaths. Statewide recoveries, last reported May 1, are 15,659. Shared in this May 8 update are...

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Community partners announce Plaza Roosevelt development plans

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

At a news conference Monday, November 21, eight partners announced an agreement to begin site planning work on the proposed Plaza Roosevelt development - a unique mix of education, healthcare, affordable housing and more. Plaza Roosevelt is proposed...

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'Bras Across the Grand' promotes breast cancer awareness

by (Angelyn Groenboom)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NEWS

Hundreds of decorated bras were strung downtown Grand Rapids across the Gillett Pedestrian Bridge Saturday morning as part of the Bras Across the Grand event. The 4th annual Bras Across the Grand event drew approximately 300 people, including 20...

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