The Rapidian


Glance at the Past - Chinese Restaurants

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

This episode shares the story of Chan Hoy and his quest to bring Chinese food to Grand Rapids for the first time ever in 1902.


Educating adults plants seeds of hope

Submitted 04-12-2011 under NEWS

Plaza Comunitaria opens its doors to Latino adults who would like to earn their high school diplomas from their home countries.


Educar adultos es sembrar esperanza

Submitted 04-12-2011 under NEWS

La Plaza Comunitaria abre sus puertas para adultos Latinos que desean obtener títulos de bachillerato de sus propios países.


Amway brings Miss America 2011 to Boys & Girls Clubs

Submitted 04-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

Amway brings Miss America 2011 to Steil Boys & Girls Club for a fun event full of colorful balloons, shamrocks, and lots of dreams coming true.


Literacy Center of West Michigan Student Spotlight: Rose Mayan

Submitted 04-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

Rose Mayan Shares Her Story On How the Literacy Center Has Helped Improve Her English Writing and Reading Skills


Cesar Vargas wins Grand Rapids Youth of the Year title

Submitted 03-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Local Union High School senior, Cesar Vargas, won this year's Youth of the Year competition for Grand Rapids. He will be attending the state competition on April 9th and then hopefully onto nationals!


Presentando el Club Prensa GAAH—Millie M.

Submitted 03-28-2011 under NONPROFITS

Millie M. es miembra del Club Prensa GAAH, y lo que sigue es la autobiografía que escribió desde la perspectiva tercera.


Help Your Child Become a Better Reader

Submitted 03-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Literacy Center of West Michigan Family Literacy Coordinator Shay Kraley shares tips on how to make your child become a better reader.