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LINC community revitalization opens sit-down cafe designed to benefit neighborhood

Submitted 03-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Neighborhood revitalization organization LINC has opened a new restaurant in Madison Square with the community in mind.



Submitted 03-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Find the transitional places in your spiritual and physical life; step through and move on in peace. Both Level I and Level II of the Walstrom series are available beginning in March.


Public library to host Affordable Care Act enrollment session

Submitted 03-04-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With the emerging enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act, the main branch of the Grand Rapids Public library is partnering with Cherry Street Health Services to answer questions and help people enroll for health care coverage.


Hunger in uniform: JROTC cadets overcoming food insecurity

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Students at Innovation Central High School are helping classmates and their own families beat hunger.


Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.


Terra GR donates 488 meals through Cool Brews, Hot Eats

Submitted 03-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

The donation will send food to people in need in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.


Public discussion provokes examination of social issues in Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-28-2014 under NEWS

The Office for Public Culture held a discussion last Friday night focused on Henri Lefebvre's concept of "Right to the City" and attempted to collectively imagine ways of implementing the concept in Grand Rapids.


Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

T.G.I. Friday's of Kentwood will showcase its bartenders' skills in support of Feeding America West Michigan.


Terra GR encourages patrons to eat, drink, aid hungry families

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

During Cool Brews. Hot Eats., Feb. 17 to March 2, diners can enjoy a meal at Terra GR while sending food to local families in need.


Talking with the Experts: Gazelle Girl Training Tips from Metro Health Sports Medicine

Submitted 02-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Rapidian and Metro Health Sports Medicine Center - both proud sponsors of the 2014 Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k - team up to talk winter running and spring race training tips!