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Walk this Sunday to support refugees

Submitted 06-21-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

On Sunday June 23, the first Grand Rapids Refugee Walk will take place at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. The 5K walk will help Bethany's to refugee resettlement program in West Michigan.


Free HIV Testing Day at Planned Parenthood on June 27

Submitted 06-20-2013 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan health centers offering FREE HIV Testing by appointment on Thursday, June 27, for National HIV Testing Day.


Local organizations, individuals recognized for community impact

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders presents a Community IMPACT award to individuals and organizations which have made a positive contribution to their communities.


Local retailer offers skin care alternatives

Submitted 06-06-2013 under NEWS

Serendipite Organiques offers non-toxic options for everything from cosmetics to lotion to bug spray for the whole family.


Rock the block in Southtown

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NEWS

The annual street fair in Southtown is back with local food, live entertainment, community resources and activities for all ages.


Southeast Area Farmers' Market Opens June 1

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NONPROFITS

OKT brings Fresh Produce from Local Farmers & Gardens to southeast neighbors


Judge Smolenski rallies support for West Michigan's hungry

Submitted 05-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan hosts luncheon to fight hunger with Judge Sara Smolenski as keynote speaker.


Well House scores $257,000 Kellogg Foundation grant

Submitted 05-21-2013 under NEWS

Well House receives a $257,000 grant for two years from The WK Kellogg Foundation.


Regular Checkups Can Keep You Healthy, Save Lives

Submitted 05-14-2013 under NONPROFITS

National Women's Health Week (May 12-18) is the perfect time to take stock in your health, and to make an appointment for a regular preventive checkup if you have not had one in a while. There is nothing to fear, and it could even save your life!


West MI Fractivist Steve Losher: "We've got every right to be here!"

Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Steve Losher provides insights on the effects of hydraulic fracturing and MLAWD's journey to save state land.