COAST program brings together community members, students to increase understanding, advocacy for disability rights

by (Lizzie Kazmiers...)

Submitted 08-28-2018 under OPINION

Disability Advocates of Kent County is an organization specializing in a number of services to improve the lives of people with disabilities throughout the Grand Rapids area. In recent years they have partnered with Grand Valley State University...

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Think globally, act locally with ECA's "Dig Into Spring" event in celebration of Earth Day

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under NEWS

The Eastown Community Association invites you to “Dig into Spring” on April 18 from 1-4 p.m. in celebration of Earth Day 2015. All are invited to join the Eastown community for a series of workshops at the Wilcox Park Shelter, covering...

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LadyfestGR to hit city for third year

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

LadyfestGR is excited for its third annual Ladyfest on Saturday March 22 from 12 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. throughout the Heartside neighborhood. LadyfestGR is a one day event of workshops and musical performances put on and led by exclusively female...

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New media project aims to elevate neighborhood voices

by (Community Media...)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Elevating Voices, an innovative new community media project, is coming to the neighborhoods of Grand Rapids. The project is headed by the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) and will teach nonprofits of all types and sizes how to create...

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Catalyst Radio: LadyFestGR expanding women-focused workshops, entertainment

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-14-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Featured in this episode of Catalyst Radio is LadyFestGR – a celebration of women in the local community, through workshops and a diverse array of...

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Sass Fest to celebrate hand crafted local goodness

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-19-2013 under NEWS

On Saturday November 23, the DAAC and Have Company present SASS Fest: a celebration of Do It Together ethos featuring hand made items and craft workshops. The event is free and takes place at the 106 Gallery on Division Avenue from noon until 7 p.m...

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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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Literacy Center hosts Summit to address literacy in West Michigan

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 09-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan’s Community Literacy Initiative will host a Community Literacy Summit to address low literacy in West Michigan and highlight current efforts in the community to improve the issue. The Summit will take place...

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Friday is last day to sign up for LEED workshops

by (jereldomer)

Submitted 04-26-2012 under NEWS

"Going green" has been all the rage over the last several years, and operating out of a LEED-certified building seems to be one of the proudest boasts in the business community and beyond. So what, exactly, does "LEED-certified"...

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Catalyst Radio: Inaugural LadyFestGR to feature music, art, workshops

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-24-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now?  Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW LadyFestGR makes its debut next Saturday, March 3, with a slate of music, workshops, vendors, a variety show and art. The all-day (and night)...

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