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Annual Heartside Cleansweep Inspires Community Through Volunteering

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 04-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

As flowers bloom along downtown sidewalks and  grass becomes greener, debris and trash leftover from the previous winter’s snow banks litter the sides of our city’s streets. Come summer, these piles of rubbish disappear, unnoticed...

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Art in Bloom Returns to the Grand Rapids Art Museum

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 03-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) is excited to announce the spring return of its bi-annual celebration of art and floral design, Art in Bloom (March 22 - 24, 2019). The one-weekend-only exhibition and competition presents the work of...

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Placemaking as hospitality: How can we invite everyone to the table?

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Placemaking was not a word I knew growing up. Even though we weren't using words like placemaking and city-building yet, I was aware of the effects of place pretty early in my life. My family moved several times while I was a child, so I was...

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