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Voter Turnout is a Team Effort

Submitted 10-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

As an initiative to increase voter engagement this season, local agencies partner up

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The Salvation Army's mission to "Rescue Christmas"!

Submitted 10-12-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Salvation Army is nearing the start of the annual Red Kettle Campaign. Also known as the Christmas Kettle Campaign, the Army's mission this year is to "Rescue Christmas". Volunteer sign ups for bell ringing is now available at www.registertoring.com.

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In Season Report: October 10, 2020

Submitted 10-09-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us for another gorgeous autumn day at the market! Shop from over 50 local vendors offering a variety of in season produce, meat, eggs, cheese, breads and more.

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 8

Submitted 10-08-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening planetarium; Grand Rapids Public Library launching mobile library service; and MHSAA increases spectator capacities for Michigan high school sports.

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McKay Tower and The Blue Bridge Are Lighting Up this Week. Why?

Submitted 10-07-2020 under OPINION

Throughout the year, our local landmarks light up in different colors for different reasons. In the second week of October, two of downtown Grand Rapids’ icons will light up in green, pink, and teal for Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness.

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Community updates: Tuesday, Oct. 6

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS issues order restoring COVID-19 rules after Michigan Supreme Court ruling; Kent County Health Department, Grand Rapids Public Schools, Mayor Bliss respond.

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Grand Rapids Organizations Impacted by Lowest Refugee Cap in US History

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NEWS

Limits on refugee resettlement in the US were cut from the already historic low of 18,000 to 15,000 for 2021

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Re-imagining Community Engagement in Heartside/Downtown

Submitted 10-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

“The key to success for neighbors having a high quality of life is getting people to connect”

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Old is the World?

Submitted 10-05-2020 under OPINION

Laura asks,“What does your religion say about creation? This would include your estimate on the age of the earth. Do you believe that your beliefs conflict with science?”

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Open for Registration: Hope Gain Network Receives Grant to Offer Work at Home Training

Submitted 10-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Hope Gain Network receives grant from The Pollination Project. The seed grant will fund training programs for people in need seeking work from home opportunities

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