Roosevelt Park

Passing the Mic: Heartside Downtown Neighborhood Association answers, "How are you preserving your neighborhood's unique history and stories?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-30-2020 under VOICES

Amy Brower, Executive Director of Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "In the midst of all this fast moving change and planning for the future, how are they . . . still preserving some of...

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Passing the Mic: Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association answers, "How can neighborhood associations help improve community-police relations?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-16-2020 under VOICES

Annette Vandenberg, Executive Director at West Grand Neighborhood Organization, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "The one thing that we're working on right now is how we as neighborhood associations can be the bridge to...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Monday, July 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders propose expanded mental health partnerships with police The City of Grand Rapids intends to expand partnerships between mental health professionals and the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD), it announced Monday. Within the...

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Catalyst Radio: A conversation with neighborhood executive directors in Creston and Roosevelt Park

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Hosts Kiran Sood Patel and Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard with The Rapidian welcome Megan Kruis, Executive Director of Creston Neighborhood Association and Amy Brower, Executive Director of Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association. We ask what each...

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Cultura Collective commemorates Roosevelt Park neighborhood at ArtPrize Nine

by (nathanslauer)

Submitted 10-09-2017 under NEWS

An old church, an industrial warehouse, and a white clapboard house. This unusual collection of buildings, located on a vacant stretch of 333 Rumsey St. SW, formed a venue for ArtPrize Nine.   Since ArtPrize officially ended on October 8, a...

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Housing + school + healthcare, all in one place

by (Charguitar)

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NEWS

By Charles Honey, School News Network Carmen Fernandez warmly remembers growing up in the Roosevelt Park neighborhood in Southwest Grand Rapids. Families of different races, ethnicities and languages got along, parents looked out for each other...

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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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Lowe's teams with Habitat Kent to help Roosevelt Park reach neighborhood goals

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers have joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County to contribute to the revitalization of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood. Lowe’s awarded Habitat Kent a $70,000 grant to help reach the...

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A big move in preparation for ArtPrize 2016

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NONPROFITS

For SiTE:LAB, a Grand Rapids-based arts non-profit, and Julie Schenkelberg, a Brooklyn- and Grand Rapids-based artist, “moving house” recently meant raising a house on Franklin Street SW off its foundation, rotating it and moving across...

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