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JA of the Michigan Great Lakes Hosts Inaugural Pitch Competition for High School Students to Compete for Over $3,000 in Scholarship Awards to Grand Rapids Community College

Submitted 05-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Students participated in a "Shark Tank style" business competition with community leaders acting as judges


Grand Rapids Symphony celebrates women with music composed by women, featuring a female trombone soloist

Submitted 04-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

Former GRS principal trombonist Ava Ordman is featured in program of music by pioneering women in classical music on May 3


Despite pressure from City of Grand Rapids, Cosecha pushes forward with a safe, non-violent, and family-friendly May 1st march for Driver's Licenses for All

Submitted 04-30-2019 under NONPROFITS

GRPD turned over a U.S. citizen to ICE. Now they say immigrants can't peacefully protest in the streets without their approval. Whether we march on the streets or on the sidewalks, we must march to make our voices heard.


Ethics and Religion Talk: Why is Scripture so Old?

Submitted 04-29-2019 under OPINION

Ruby D. asks, “Why is it that all the world's scriptures stopped being written centuries ago? Did God run out of things to say? What about issues that weren't around back then? And who made the decision that the entire book(s) had been written, that is to say, are complete and finished?”


In Season: April 27, 2019

Submitted 04-26-2019 under NONPROFITS

Tomorrow is officially the LAST Saturday of our Second Season Market/Winter Market + we have a great lineup of vendors for you! If you're looking for locally-grown produce, flowers, garden transplants, Michigan-made food, or artisan goods you will surely find it here at the Market. Open 10a-1p.


Teamwork, grants boost wildlife conservation efforts across Michigan

Submitted 04-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

“If you own land in Michigan, you hold the keys to helping improve the state’s wildlife populations.”


Annual Heartside Cleansweep Inspires Community Through Volunteering

Submitted 04-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Aquinas students, community members, and area residents join forces in a long-standing tradition of community action



Submitted 04-22-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Readers offer scenes from the streets


Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the Grace of God?

Submitted 04-22-2019 under OPINION

What is your view of grace? Is the grace of God ever extended to those who have not done works of righteousness?


Walmart and Sam's Club partner with Feeding America West Michigan to Fight Hunger and Spark Change

Submitted 04-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Until May 20, when you fill your cart at Walmart or Sam's Club, you'll have the chance to fill the plate of a neighbor facing hunger by supporting Feeding America West Michigan.