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Westside neighbors work with health department, press for answers over cancer concerns

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 06-05-2018 under NEWS

A lot has happened since cousins Shane Smith and Jammie Danner began talking with former neighbors in southwest Grand Rapids about why so many of their loved ones were getting cancer. Since bringing their group's conversations to the public on a...

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Westsiders raise concern over cancer crisis among neighbors from childhood block

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-11-2018 under NEWS

On Monday, May 7, 2018 Shane Smith took his worries about the high rates of cancer among the family and neighbors he grew up with on the block of Indiana Avenue SW between Butterworth and Wealthy public. What had been a sometimes grim joke and...

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Catalyst Radio: Tonight's [email protected] concert with The Bad Plus supports Pets For Vets

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio features the nonprofit Pets For Vets – the program that provides a second chance for shelter and other pets by...

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Catalyst Radio: WYCE BoDeans concert to raise funds for DA Blodgett-St. John's

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-07-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Community Media Center announces the kickoff event in the WYCE: Live at Wealthy Concert Series, featuring nationally-touring artists in fundraising...

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New signs pop up in Wealthy Street business district

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-16-2013 under NEWS

Totaling 28 signs up and down Wealthy Street, between Fuller Avenue and Union Avenue, new signs are now in place with the intention to create visual identity for the now-thriving business district. The signs, hanging at about 10 feet above the...

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A Q&A with Erin Davies, "FagBug" Director

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

As part of the QUEERIES film series, sponsored by GVSU LGBT Resource Center, Wealthy Theatre is proud to feature a June 25 concert/movie, with LVNMUZQ opening at 7pm, followed by the Grand Rapids premiere of "FagBug," a documentary by Erin Davies....

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque going on national tour, fundraise at Electric Cheetah

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 06-14-2010 under NEWS

Super Happy Funtime Burleque is a Grand Rapids based ragtag group of talented performers who bring action and entertainment to the people all around the West Michigan area. Known for pushing the restrictions on stripping, and stepping on the toes of...

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Wine tasting, documentary screening, hors d'oeuvres 6/17

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

Art of the Table and Electric Cheetah / Eel, along with Community Media Center's Wealthy Theatre, are presenting the Grand Rapids premiere of the winemaking documentary, "Blood Into Wine," June 7.  More information about the event (including...

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Late Morning Vehicle Incident in Baxter

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NEWS

The late morning got loud and smokey with the sound and smell of squealing tires on the street, today, outside the Institute for Global Education (IGE) 1118 Wealthy SE.  A white, late-model SUV had plowed into the back of a late-model minivan,...

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Peter Wege Releases New Book, "Economicology II"

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation hosted a press conference today, to announce the release of Peter Wege's newest book, "Economicology II."  Local media were well represented, including WGVU's Shelley Irwin, GR Press and several local television news...

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