The Rapidian

Culture

In Season: June 1, 2019

Submitted 05-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

Such a pleasant + peaceful morning for a stroll through the Market and shopping outside. AND it's Funny Hat Friday so you can see some of your favorite vendors sporting the some silly, fun, creative and entertaining hats!

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What Can You do in 15 Hours? Rest, Refuel and Recharge on a Roadtrip!

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Safe spaces. Professional growth. Expansion + transformation. UCC's Refuel Roadtrips are designed to provide all of the above in less than 1 day for local leaders of color.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: May One Choose Service Providers based on Politics?

Submitted 05-28-2019 under OPINION

If a business owner on moral grounds can refuse to provide a service such as baking a cake for or catering a same-sex wedding, should consumers then have the right to know the moral and political belief of the business owner, before the consumer does business with them?

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Bowl for a Cause Returns to Grand Rapids!

Submitted 05-24-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Local Nonprofit Collaborates with Fraternity to Raise Funds for Underserved Zimbabwean Students

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In Season: May 25, 2019

Submitted 05-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

Springtime = some rainy, cloudy days, but still great days for shopping outside! Our Market Pavilion is covered from the rain + we have a great selection of over 20 vendors with flowers, garden transplants, Michigan produce + food creations, body care products, and handmade goods.

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Students to learn how to design and sell their own apps

Submitted 05-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Students can sign up for a free program this summer at the library and possibly make money selling apps!

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Hundreds of volunteers serve local veterans during Operation United

Submitted 05-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

Heart of West Michigan United Way recruited 318 volunteers for Operation United, a day of outdoor landscaping, repair projects, and construction at the homes of 23 Kent County veterans and their families.

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Flex Gallery and The Power of Art

Submitted 05-20-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Four artists answer the question, "what are some ways that making art improves your life?"

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do I Call Out My Friend's Adultery?

Submitted 05-20-2019 under OPINION

“Is it wrong of me to call out a friend who has been cheating on his wife, who is also my dear friend? I am very angry about his behavior, which he does not seem to regret, but others tell me it is none of my business.”

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