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City Connection - Mayor and Becky Jo Glover from city Office of Customer Service discuss 311, city website, outreach efforts

Submitted 06-03-2019 under NEWS

This month, Mayor Bliss is joined by Becky Jo Glover from the Office of Customer Service and Innovation at the city. She’ll be discussing the cities’ 311 service, the city website, and other upcoming projects to help citizens better connect with their city government.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Should We be Inclusive of Persons with Disabilities?

Submitted 06-03-2019 under OPINION

How do religious institutions show themselves to be open to folks with disabilities both visible and not visible?

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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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Steelcase team takes the 2019 WorldQuest championship

Submitted 05-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

Steelcase's six-person team "Steeling Gold" won the 2019 WorldQuest global trivia contest, sponsored each year by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

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Aneurysm survivor shares story of faith and recovery

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Saundra was shocked to discover the cause of her persistent ear pain was a large aneurysm in her brain. She credits her faith, and her doctor, for pulling her through the terrifying experience.

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive provides 132,000 meals

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

On May 11, Grand Rapids residents donated over 158,000 pounds of non-perishable food via their mailboxes to feed neighbors in need.

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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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