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City Connection - Census coordinator Kathi Harris joins Mayor Bliss in-studio discussion

Submitted 02-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Mayor Bliss and Kathi Harris to discuss upcoming 2020 census


Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Weren't We Created Perfect?

Submitted 02-03-2020 under OPINION

If God created us, why didn't he make us as we are today in the first place? Or did He make us perfect and we have piled sin upon sin by not stoning to death people we disagree with?


In Season Report: February, 2020

Submitted 01-31-2020 under NONPROFITS

Time flies when you're having fun... at the Fulton Street Farmers Market! Join us in celebrating the start of February by stopping by to pick up the most delicious local fare.


February "Culinary Conversations" panel discussion to focus on importance of minority culture in food industry

Submitted 01-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

On February 19, the Downtown Market will host the first Culinary Conversations panel of 2020, focusing on the role of minority culture and diversity in West Michigan’s food industry.


Meijer Gardens' 25th Annual Butterfly Exhibition Explores an Era of Discovery and Highlights the Story of the Wardian Case

Submitted 01-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

Thousands of butterflies fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory March 1 through April 30.


The Salvation Army Recognizes the Grand Rapids Golden K Kiwanians

Submitted 01-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

The first-ever Golden Kettle Award was won by the Grand Rapids Golden "K" Kiwanis Club. A volunteer appreciation event at Fulton Heights Citadel brought out over 30 volunteers to receive certificates and recognition for their efforts in the Red Kettle Campaign.


GRAMMY® Nominated Guitarist and Multi-Talented Musician Raul Midón will debut in Grand Rapids, MI on February 27 at St. Cecilia Music Center

Submitted 01-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

GRAMMY® Nominated Raul Midón - dubbed "an eclectic adventurist" by People magazine - has collaborated with such heroes as Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder and Bill Withers, along with contributing to recordings by Queen Latifah, Snoop Dogg and the soundtrack to Spike Lee's She Hate Me.


Ethics and Religion Talk: What Advice Do People Ask You For?

Submitted 01-27-2020 under OPINION

As a religious leader, what is the most common problem people seek advice for?


In Season Report: January 25, 2020

Submitted 01-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Apples, Beans and Carrots! Oh my! Second Season Market is in full swing so come out this Saturday the 25th to shop from an assortment of amazing local products.


First Vandenberg Prize awarded to Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.

Submitted 01-21-2020 under NEWS

Ambassador Jon M. Huntsman, Jr. is the first Vandenberg Prize recipient, an award given by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.