Women in beer community to be celebrated at Downtown Market

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 03-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Along with many new events this year, the Downtown Market is holding a first-time event for women in the beer industry to come together and talk, fittingly called Women of Craft Beer, held on Friday, March 6. The event will be a question and answer...

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Community matters for women entreprenuers in Grand Rapids: BoxedGR's Missy McCall

by (writerjill)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Being a woman business owner in Grand Rapids is filled with both challenges and rewards. Missy McCall, founder of local company BoxedGR, creates custom gift boxes filled with Grand Rapids-themed products, samples and gift certificates. Founded...

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Popular Gazelle Girl Half Marathon, 5k adds VIP amenities, caps race

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-09-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k, Michigan’s first women-­only half marathon, was born in 2013 to recognize the 40th anniversary of Title IX.  With the third annual race scheduled for April 19, 2015, the organization is as...

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Women's Symposium to tackle gender roles, environmental issues

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-03-2015 under NEWS

The 4th annual Women and the Environment Symposium presented by the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will be tackling problems like environmental justice and gender issues, and aims to leave participants with...

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Gazelle Girl Race refreshes for 2015

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 01-12-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Registration is open and more than 800 women are already planning to run one of the Gazelle Girl races. The popular half marathon and 5k are set for Sunday April 19. The date moved around between the first and second years from a Saturday to a...

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Wine, Women and Chocolate

by (COM616)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under

The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) is hosting its eighth annual Wine, Women and Chocolate event on October 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Golf Club (4100 Thousand Oaks Drive Grand Rapids, MI 49525).  Attendees will enjoy an...

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Our Hope Fundraiser: Flying Standby, a One-Woman Play

by (marcellascott)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under

OUR HOPE ASSOCIATION FUNDRAISER Presenting…Flying Standby   Join us for Our Hope’s 2014 fundraising event featuring Tonya Meeks in the bittersweet one-woman show, “Flying Standby”.  Meeks reveals how the...

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Two Summer Retreats for Praying through Art

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-02-2014 under NONPROFITS

SUMMER RETREAT FOR WOMEN: WRITING AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICE 086-051 Welcome all women who love to write! This is the third year for this very popular retreat. Ideal for newcomers and veterans alike, our theme in 2014 is "The Heart's Longing....

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Catalyst Radio: Ready To Run helping women hit the campaign trail

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-23-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about a training program that helps prepare women for the campaign trail and seek political office. Ready To...

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Gazelle Girl Race Series: Marathon Munchies

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

March Madness may be coming to a close, but for runners training for spring races, Marathon Madness is in full swing.  Eat, run, rest, repeat is the mantra for many gearing up for the starting line over the course of the next several weeks, and...

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