The Rapidian


Philanthropy Supports Local Summer Youth Employment

Submitted 06-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Community Foundation recently granted funds to local nonprofit youth employment programs to assist young people in Grand Rapids in securing a summer job.


Luke Ridout Joins the Literacy Center of West Michigan

Submitted 06-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

Calvin Graduate Assists Growing Customized Workplace English Program


Community Foundation Grant to GRPS’ Harrison Park School Puts Students on the Path to College

Submitted 06-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Signifying the beginning of a long-term partnership, Grand Rapids Community Foundation trustees approved a $250,000 grant Monday and announced publicly Wednesday that it will create a college-going cu


Glance at the Past - First Woman Doctor

Submitted 06-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

The 1870s favored the growing population of women doctors. Frances Armstrong Rutherford was among the first in Grand Rapids.


My First Job in USA

Submitted 06-10-2011 under NONPROFITS

Literacy Center learner shares her story about her first job in the United States


The Rapidian now accepting intern applicants

Submitted 06-08-2011 under OPINION

The Rapidian is now ready to take on interns, with several kinds of opportunities available for college credit or resume and portfolio building.


Time Has Come Today

Submitted 06-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

The STRONG program is now based out of the LifeQuest Center at 1050 Fisk. Open planning meetings take place every other Friday at 1:30 p.m. Please contact [email protected] for more information.


Glance at the Past - Apple Smorgasbord

Submitted 06-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

The first Apple Smorgasbord was held in 1951 to build community among its members.


Introducing the GAAH Press Club--Donny

Submitted 06-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

The purpose of the Press Club at the Cook Arts Center is to provide youth in the Grandville Avenue neighborhood with the opportunity to find, develop and share their creative voices. Donny is a member


Adrdsisgne Laenrnig Dsiabitileis: Addressing Learning Disabilities

Submitted 05-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Literacy Center Volunteer Tutors Learn About Learning Disabilities