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Eastown Antiques to match customer donations to Feeding America West Michigan

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

The shop will match first $500 donated with the potential to send thousands of meals to families in need.


Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Learn about The Spoke Folks and resources we offer as well as community opportunities for bikers of all ages and skill levels.


Bartertown builds success on vegan offerings, local food, cooperative management

Submitted 03-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Bartertown Diner's collective management style and advocacy of vegan and vegetarian cuisine provides an interesting look at the restaurant business.


Urban Herd fights hunger

Submitted 03-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Monday, March 11, Gazelle Sports and Trillium Haven held a 5K to raise money for Feeding America West Michigan.


Free program looks at life of Progressive Era activist: Educator Josephine Ahnefeldt Goss

Submitted 03-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

This local activist was on the forefront of numerous significant community contributions after she arrived in Grand Rapids in 1887.


Let's get moving

Submitted 03-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

If you emerge from winter with joints that need to move, consider springing into action with Chair Yoga.


Panel discussion focuses on community gardening in Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Community conversation followed the screening of "Urban Roots," a WMEAC FIlm Series feature on urban farming in Detroit.


Celebrate our community's unsung heroes

Submitted 02-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures seeks nominees for 25th Annual Service to Children Awards


Chair Yoga beginning in March at Dominican Center at Marywood

Submitted 02-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

Are you interested in yoga, but would like a gentle class to begin? Then Chair Yoga is for you.


Farmer-owned restaurant offers bold brews, homegrown meals to support food bank

Submitted 02-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

From Feb. 18-Mar. 2, those who eat a meal at Trillium Haven can send four meals to someone in need.