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Bringing holistic health back to Main Street

Submitted 10-19-2011 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Sarah Steger talks about the importance of education in the way she provides care at her Holistic Learning Center, and explains the importance of her efforts to work towards longterm affordability.


ALDI opens new store and gives back to Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

In celebration of the new store and the company’s ongoing commitment to the Grand Rapids community, ALDI will be donating $5,000 worth of snacks to the Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids.


The Kent County Prevention Coalition receives the State of Michigan 'Coalition of the Year Award'

Submitted 08-26-2011 under NEWS

After five years of existence, the Kent County Prevention Coalition is presented with the first ever 'Coalition of the Year Award.'


GRPS Nutrition Services delivers

Submitted 08-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

GRPS is transforming its nutrition services.


Uptown adds a bit of Elder & Sage

Submitted 08-04-2011 under NEWS

Newly-opened Elder & Sage Herbs and Natural Remedies provides a warm and welcoming space for people looking for a healing approach based on natural remedies.


Maggie's day at C-SNIP

Submitted 08-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

Free k9 spay and neuter @ C-SNIP


Milk for Thought comes to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-28-2011 under NEWS

Nationwide tour to promote breastfeeding spends the day in Grand Rapids.


The rain did not come: Local Somali refugees talk about the Somali drought crisis

Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Somalian drought crisis continually supplies a list of devastating headlines. Instead of leaving them as news from a far-off place, listen to the quotes from Somalian refugees in Grand Rapids.


Alzheimer’s Disease Early Detection Information and Support

Submitted 07-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Alzhiemer's disease is the most common form of dementia and affects people of all ages, gender and race. Dementia often goes un-diagnosed until the persons abilities have greatly declined.


Gurgle and Squeak! You're on My Baby View Camera

Submitted 07-12-2011 under NEWS

Premature babies at Helen DeVos Children's Hospital connect with families via video.