The Rapidian

October

Harvest fun in full swing at Robinette's Apple Orchard

by (Aric Davis)

Submitted 10-12-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Robinette’s Apple Orchard has been owned by the Robinette family since 1913. Originally a farm meant to provide produce, Bill Robinette was struck with inspiration and added a cider mill in 1971. Following popular demand, Bill opened the Apple...

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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids has long been a hub for growth and social change, and this fall is no different. Artist Loren Naji and local nonprofit Access of West Michigan are both working to address poverty this October by inviting individuals to experience...

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Centering Prayer with Father William Meninger, OSCO

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering a weekend retreat called Centering Prayer and its Origins in the Cloud of Unknowing. The retreat will be led by Father William Meninger, OSCO, a long-time student of the 14th century Cloud of Unknowing,...

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Learning to live life while celebrating death: Día de los Muertos at the GRPL

by (amybascom)

Submitted 11-18-2011 under OPINION

Death is a part of life, something everyone deals with in his or her own way. When I was twelve years old and my grandmother’s organs were shutting down, I made wishes every day that by some miracle they would start working again and she would...

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2nd annual Steak and Burger Dinner raises nearly $40,000 for BGCGRYC

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

When faced with challenges in her career, Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes learned to focus on the journey and not the destination. The 2nd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner provided the Club members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth...

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Steak & Burger Dinner brings Olympian Dominique Dawes to GR

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 09-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

Fundraisers tend to be a dime a dozen. Every cause needs supporters, and the creative ideas to raise funds sometimes seem at a stand still. But, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth’s 2nd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner allows...

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AUDIO: Tree knocked down by wind in NW

by (Kurt Stolzman)

Submitted 10-07-2009 under NEWS

Denise Cheng for Kurt Stolzman: Kurt called into The Rapidian office at 8:26 a.m. this morning to report that the dead walnut tree in front of his house had been blown down by last night's strong winds. The walnut tree is about 50 feet tall,...

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