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West Michigan man proves positivity is key to recovery

Submitted 06-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

“I was raised to believe my handicap wasn’t a limitation. I have spina bifida, but it’s never held me back.”

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SAPAT Presents: Parents Let's Talk

Submitted 06-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

Local Kent County group working to empower parents and caregivers to engage youth on tough topics

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Grand Rapids native inspired to bring health equity to her hometown

Submitted 06-17-2019 under NONPROFITS

Metro Health - University of Michigan Health’s new VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion believes health equity is a matter of life-and-death for marginalized communities.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Does it Mean to be a Part of a Religious Community?, Part 2

Submitted 06-17-2019 under OPINION

Part two of last week’s question (for Christian responses, see last week’s column), What does it mean to be part of a religious community?

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In Season: June 15, 2019

Submitted 06-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

It's officially MICHIGAN STRAWBERRY season + we have around 30 vendors with fresh, locally-grown produce, farm products (eggs, meat, dairy), Michigan-made food, flowers + garden transplants and handmade goods. Shop outside on this beautiful day and get some of the first strawberries of the season!

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Backyard ministry on Southeast Side becomes nonprofit Community Kids

Submitted 06-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

What started as a backyard basketball Bible club is now a nonprofit that regularly serves 200 kids through adventure trips, mentoring and summer camp.

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GRAM on the Green with WYCE 2019 Lineup Announced

Submitted 06-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

Annual free outdoor concert series returns for its 11th year

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Calvin College launches campaign to save the Student Activities Office

Submitted 06-10-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Student Activities Office, a beloved fixture of Calvin College and the West Michigan music scene, requires funding to remain intact. Calvin College administrators and students are seeking ways to keep the program going.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Does it Mean to be a Part of a Religious Community?, Part 1

Submitted 06-10-2019 under OPINION

This week’s question: What does it mean to be part of a religious community? We present the Christian responses in the column this week. Next week, we present Unitarian, Hindu, and Jewish responses.

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In Season: June 8, 2019

Submitted 06-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

Come treat your senses to the stunning sights and smells of the Market this time of year! It's such a beautiful day, sun is shining, and we have over 30 vendors today with Michigan food, farm, and artisan products!

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