The Rapidian

Health

Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes

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She Rides her Own Way to host Women and Bikes speaker series

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

On September 17, four local panelist will talk about how biking has made a positive impact on their lives at bicycling event at Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.

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Instruments of Hope invites all to take meditative walk on International Day of Peace

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

Sculptor Mic Carlson's statue of St Francis will be in the garden, and the Threshold Choir Group will sing along the walk in the woods.

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Building community: Why honest conversations matter

Submitted 09-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

We can't grow as a community- or as individuals- if we aren't willing to engage in hard conversations. Willingness to be honest takes courage. Why are we so afraid of that here in Grand Rapids?

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Weingartz aims to Mow Down Hunger during Hunger Action Month

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

Sept. 14-Oct. 6, Weingartz will match donations to three Michigan food banks.

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New program for older zoo-goers combines activity with education

Submitted 09-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

John Ball Zoo, along with Priority Health, kicked off the new Silver Explorer program last month. The eight-week program aims to bring more seniors to the zoo by giving them different method to learn and stay active.

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Food Bank highlights community solutions during Hunger Action Month

Submitted 09-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan presents six Hunger Action Challenges during the month of September.

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East Hill resident seeks to increase female presence in bike culture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Bike enthusiast Johannah Jelks wants to bring more women into the Grand Rapids bike culture through her campaign, She Rides Her Own Way. The final product will help to link bikers, retail and nonprofits together through advocacy and promotions.

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"Changing the Way We Age" - A Healthy U Lecture

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

When we take care of our physical selves, our spiritual, mental and emotional well-being improves. It’s about finding that balance.

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant supported Feeding America West Michigan during Restaurant Week.

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