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Community updates: Friday, April 2

Submitted 04-02-2021 under NEWS

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic exceeds 100,000 shots after expanding eligibility to ages 16 and older; The Rapid begins free vaccine clinic shuttle service; Grand Rapids Public Schools delays expansion of in-person learning days for K-8 students; and more.

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Building Connection, Sharing Stories, and Measuring It

Submitted 04-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

At the intersection of neighboring, sociology, and community art, Dwelling Place tests a new way to unlock data that foster stronger communities

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Passing the Mic: At-Tawheed Islamic Center's Muneeba Khan answers, "What aspect of your tradition has been the most difficult within the last year?"

Submitted 03-30-2021 under VOICES

Muneeba Khan, Islamic practitioner, responds to Allison Egrin, Jewish practitioner.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do You Identify the Messiah?

Submitted 03-29-2021 under OPINION

Joseph P. asks, “I was wondering if any other religions (Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, etc.) are anticipating the appearance of a Messiah and, perhaps even more important, what criteria will they use to verify that the individual claiming to be the Messiah really is the Messiah?”

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What's at the Market: Saturday, March 27, 2021

Submitted 03-26-2021 under NONPROFITS

Only ONE month left to shop during Second Season! Head down to the Market this weekend and shop from over 45 vendors tomorrow and show them your support!

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Community updates: Friday, March 26

Submitted 03-26-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Police Department now assigning officers to specific neighborhoods; Grand Rapids Public Schools expanding in-person learning days for K-8 students; Spread the Music virtual festival continues this weekend to support Michigan musicians impacted by pandemic; and more.

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The Next Right Thing: Board Member John Harrington and His Commitment

Submitted 03-25-2021 under NONPROFITS

Board Member John Harrington reflects on his personal recovery journey and what sets Guiding Light's program apart.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is “Election Fraud” God’s Will?

Submitted 03-22-2021 under OPINION

Dan M. asks, “Should Christians just accept the election outcome as God's will and ignore all the evidence of fraudulent voting, or would doing so be irresponsible acquiescence and failure to hold leaders accountable?”

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Avenue's Annual Arts Conference Holds Final Session This Thursday

Submitted 03-22-2021 under NONPROFITS

Break It Down | Make It Better holds "State of the Art: GR" panel discussion on March 25 to reflect the present and future of art in Grand Rapids

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