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Catalyst Radio: Michigan Blood critical in supplying blood for 36 area hospitals

Submitted 01-25-2013 under NEWS

Michigan Blood, headquartered in Grand Rapids, collects and keeps blood donations local.


Metta: The practice of lovingkindness

Submitted 01-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood (DCM) is pleased to offer you a monthly program on Metta, by Janice Lynne Lundy. Lundy is an Interfaith Spiritual Director and a long-term student/teacher of mindfulness and Metta.


Men's Spirituality Initiative at Dominican Center

Submitted 12-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood offers a variety of opportunities for men to gather together to deepen their spirituality, understand their role in life, family and community.


Live.Dance.Move inspires change in our community

Submitted 12-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local dance fitness instructor Kate Rehmus talks about how switching careers and discovering Zumba gave her strength to lose 80 pounds and fight through a troubled marriage and now dedicates her life to inspire others.


Jewel in our crown stepping down: Leader in sex education to retire from Planned Parenthood after 38 years

Submitted 11-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

PPWNM proudly, fondly and reluctantly bids farewell to Vice President of Education and Leadership Development Janis A. Lunquist, MA after 38 years of service. Lunquist is widely recognized as an expert in sexuality education, even appearing on The Oprah Winfrey Show.


Transgender Day of Remembrance: A Gathering of Hope

Submitted 11-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Transgender Education Collaboration is hosting a Transgender Day of Remembrance Service next Sunday at 6 p.m.


Brewery Vivant pulls a pint for hunger relief

Submitted 11-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

One of Grand Rapids' salient new breweries is giving a percentage of its sales to the local food bank.


Statewide funding cut hurts local families

Submitted 10-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

Healthy Start program has been hit by funding cut despite providing effective support to Grand Rapids parents.


Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank to honor partners and advance Million Meal March campaign at Nov. 1 luncheon.


2012 Aids Walk vital for thousands

Submitted 10-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The AIDS Walk Grand Rapids is focused on funding prevention, care and advocacy programs in the local community.