Symposium encourages women to seek environmental activism

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 02-11-2014 under NEWS

Two hundred people gathered at the Third Annual Women and the Environment Symposium held at Grand Valley State University's (GVSU) L.V Eberhard Center on Friday, February 7. The symposium was filled with community leaders, politicians,...

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Rapidian launches Gazelle Girl writing contest

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-16-2014 under NEWS

With all the white noise of “new year, new you” and becoming your best self, it can be difficult to appreciate exactly who are you. The Rapidian believes in uplifting individuals and celebrating who they are simply for being so. The...

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Pussycat Beer Guild represents women who like beer

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-30-2013 under NEWS

On January 7 the Pussycat Beer Guild will host a social that's open to the public. The group will meet at 6 p.m. at Rockford Brewing Company. Anyone is welcome to join. This is the first such social of the new year and is part of a new bi-...

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Run the GazelleGirl & Run to Make a Difference

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 12-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The benefits of signing up and running a foot race are tangible — you’ll have a personal goal to train for and in doing so you will gain in physical fitness, your mental attitude will improve and you’ll have a blast on race day....

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Gazelle Girl races into 2014

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-30-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Set for April 13, 2014 the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5k is on its way to becoming a Grand Rapids running tradition. The second year event promises to be a bit bigger and a bit better than the inaugural event. Among the changes for 2014 is the...

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Regular Checkups Can Keep You Healthy, Save Lives

by (PPMI)

Submitted 05-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

As part of National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) is urging women in our community to schedule preventive checkups including breast cancer screenings, and, if recommended, a Pap test...

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Activists perform in That Takes Ovaries! this weekend

by (GVSU Womens Center)

Submitted 03-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

Eighty Grand Valley State University students, faculty, staff and community members are involved with the GVSU Women’s Center second annual performance of "That Takes Ovaries! Bold Women, Brazen Acts." Taking place this Friday,...

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Catalyst Radio: LadyfestGR to showcase female talent, benefit Our Kitchen Table

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-15-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW After a successful inaugural LadyfestGR in 2012, the now annual event is set to kick off next week, expanding to two days of women-only musical...

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Women of God: Influences from African spirituality

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Dominican Center at Marywood will be offering a morning of conversation about the influences of African spirituality. This presentation is one of an ongoing, semiannual series called Women...

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Catalyst Radio: One Billion Rising Valentine's Day dance party to celebrate women, rise up against violence

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-08-2013 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 One Billion Rising – an event to address violence against women. Set for Thursday –...

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