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Roosevelt Park

Habitat for Humanity, SiTE:LAB unite in Roosevelt Park

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, July 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Habitat for Humanity of Kent County will host the Grandville Avenue Arts Cookout in partnership with SiTE:LAB and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. The event will celebrate a new partnership...

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Local teens map neighborhood assets in leadership training

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 03-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 16 teens from across the community in the Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders GRIL U program were seen walking the Roosevelt Park and Madison Square neighborhoods looking for assets. These young leaders have been going through...

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Cub reporters visit Big Sid's Cat Sanctuary

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Giselle, Age 11 The Cub Reporters went to Big Sid’s Sanctuary an Friday February 15th, 2013. They asked many questions like how many cats they have. They have over 125 cats in one building. Some of the cats had ringworm, other cats had feline...

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Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

by (The Spoke Folks)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a Tuesday night down at The Spoke Folks and the shop is relatively quiet. Jay and Cari Niewiek, early members, are working away on small projects to liven up the garage and Keean Mansour, the volunteer head, is fixing up an old donated...

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Youth reporters rename Press Club to honor Andy Angelo

by (GAAH)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Regular readers of The Rapidian have seen a number of postings from the GAAH Press Club in recent years. The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of our dear friend and longtime board member who passed away on...

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Catalyst Radio: Clemente Skatepark commitee raising awareness of fundraising efforts

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Chris Gray from the Clemente Skatepark Committee is on air with us. In the last year, tickets issued to skateboarders for using public facilities for the sport has increased from three to 43. With each subsequent ticket fee doubling, there is a need...

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