The Rapidian

Health

Abortion the hot topic at city commission meeting

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NEWS

A push to further define the types of abortion allowed under city healthcare plans falls flat.

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Writing as Spiritual Practice: A Weekend Retreat for Women

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

Join us at Dominican Center at Marywood for a weekend of sacred rest, writing and communion with other women who love the written word.

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A Watershed Moment: Ecofeminism and women's health

Submitted 06-08-2012 under NEWS

Dr. Julia Mason discusses ecofeminism and women’s unique relationship with the environment.

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Southeast Area Farmers Market to open this weekend

Submitted 06-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

Southeast Area Farmers' Market is Fridays June 15 at GR Ford School, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m. and at Garfield Park on Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Accepts EBT, Bridge Cards, WIC and Double Up Food Bucks.

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YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Thursdays from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m., the downtown YMCA parking lot transforms into a bustling marketplace with Michigan-grown produce, homemade goods, cooking demonstrations and kids' activities.

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Summer races worth running

Submitted 05-30-2012 under OPINION

A round up of summer races that local runners won't want to miss.

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Transplant Games of America to come to GVSU this July

Submitted 05-21-2012 under NEWS

With over 112,000 people in America awaiting transplant, raising awareness for organ donation registry is paramount to the organizers of the Transplant Games.

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Catalyst Radio: Kids Food Basket addressing food insecurity in school-aged youth

Submitted 05-18-2012 under NEWS

Kids Food Basket provides nearly 4,800 youth a take-home dinner each weekday.

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Grand Rapids restaurants give back during Dining Out for Life fundraiser

Submitted 04-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids joins more than 55 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada in Dining Out For Life® event.

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Local resident embraces her femininity as a bodybuilder

Submitted 04-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leah Thomas competes in bodybuilding competitions in Grand Rapids.

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