Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Technological Innovations Forbidden Until Religiously Approved?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 06-05-2023 under OPINION

Fred Stella, the Pracharak (Outreach Minister) for the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: Within Hindu circles there are very robust conversations about the technological innovations that abound. If you are not aware, Indian-Americans (who are...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-22-2022 under NEWS

The Results of an Independent Autopsy in the Patrick Lyoya Case are Released Two weeks after he was shot and killed by a GRPD officer, Patrick Lyoya's family and their legal team have conducted an independent autopsy on his body. Attorneys Ben...

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Comprenew rewards businesses for qualifying IT equipment to support low-income families

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 01-19-2021 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is a local nonprofit electronics recycling and data security company committed to keeping electronics out of landfills and providing families in-need access to technology. Since its founding in 1986, Comprenew has recycled over 50 million...

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New Electronics Recycling Pick-up Service, Comprenew 2 You

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 09-16-2020 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew has announced that recycling old technology has been made even simpler through the new Comprenew 2 You™ program. For over 30 years the company has provided safe and secure electronics recycling pick-up services to their corporate...

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Trade In, Trade Up: What you Should Know about Windows 7 End-of-Life

by (Comprenew_GR)

Submitted 10-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

On January 14th, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue supporting the Windows 7 platform. This means that the company will no longer provide technical support, software updates, or security updates for Windows 7 users. Here’s what you...

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Make It Take It: A Creative Happy Hour at WMCAT

by (wmcat)

Submitted 09-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Treat yourself to an evening of fun and creativity – all while supporting equitable access to opportunity for families. Join WMCAT for our adults-only creative happy hour, Make It Take It, on Thursday, October 17 from 6-9 pm for...

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New therapies are bringing hope to sleep apnea patients

by (metrohealth2019)

Submitted 09-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

If you are one of 22 million Americans who suffer from sleep apnea, you understand how debilitating, frustrating and life-altering the condition can be. Symptoms can include fatigue, sleepiness, lack of focus and poor memory. If you have a spouse...

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Students Explore the Business of Software Development with the Grand Rapids Public Library and Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 09-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

Students participating in the Be A Boss program this summer at The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) learned about more than software development and entrepreneurship, they learned how to work together. “The hardest part of developing the app...

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WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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Grand Rapids brothers create local social app to strengthen community

by (Mikayla Balk)

Submitted 11-02-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The founders of Grand Rapids social app Yote seek to not only bring more technology companies to GR following their new artificial intelligence, but they also have another vision in mind. They see loneliness as a widespread force of unhappiness that...

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