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Fracking comes to West Michigan

Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

GRCC's Writing for Publication class interviews local fractivists - citizen activists concerned about the dangers of fracking.


Commissioner White answers citizen questions on City Connection

Submitted 05-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Rapidian staff and politics beat member Renato Delos Reyes poses a question about repairing city damage from flooding. City Commissioner White sat in for Mayor Heartwell


Brewery Vivant, Crooked Goose join forces to fight hunger

Submitted 04-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

On May 1, Crooked Goose will host a Brewery Vivant tap takeover, donating 10 percent of profits to Feeding America West Michigan. Brewery Vivant will match that amount.


Year-round LEED-registered building at Fulton Street Farmers Market opens May 4

Submitted 04-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

This May 4, the Fulton Street Farmers Market opens for its 91st season. The new year-round building will provide space for five permanent producers, some of West Michigan’s favorites.


Be part of "human art" at Rosa Parks Circle May 3

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

"One Minute for One Million" is your opportunity to show the world the heart of West Michigan, at noon on Friday, May 3 at Rosa Parks Circle.


Teacher, education liaison keeps children reading, learning at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Submitted 04-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Sarah Smith works with young patients and their families to keep children on track with school.


Volunteers needed for national hunger study

Submitted 04-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

Local food bank needs volunteers to assess food insecurity in West Michigan


National food justice activists to lead convenings on food justice

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table brings to town food justice activist, LaDonna Redmond, and Rosa Parks Institute President Emeritus, Lila Cabbil.


The Spoke Folks to hold Open House

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Local Bike co-op is organizing an open house to encourage surrounding neighbors to get involved.


Introducing Marywood Home Health

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

The comfort of home and the care of home professionals. Come to this informational presentation to find out how Marywood Home Health can assist you and your loved ones.