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Heat Related Illness: Increasing Awareness for Grand Rapids Seniors

Submitted 07-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

As the summer heats up it is important to pay attention to the signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses. This article gives tips for prevention and resources in Grand Rapids to keep seniors cool.


GRPS, Life EMS Ambulance, and Spectrum Health Announce New EMT Course Offering

Submitted 07-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Public Schools announced a new partnership with Life EMS Ambulance and Spectrum Health designed to offer an EMT course to high school seniors beginning this fall.


[MIDTOWN] Dumpster cleanup for Midtown residents this weekend

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

Midtown Neighborhood Association and the City of Grand Rapids are partnering to host a free dumpster clean-up event for Midtown residents this Saturday at Congress Elementary School.


SBV of the Week: American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor

Submitted 06-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

Volunteers are needed to teach health and safety classes to the public, including CPR, First Aid, and more.


Take the Test, Take Control

Submitted 06-02-2011 under NONPROFITS

Free HIV testing at any Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) location on Monday, June 27. Call your nearest PPWNM health center to make an appointment.


Family Hope Foundation provides relief for Grand Rapids families

Submitted 04-19-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article features Keagan, a 4 year-old boy living with physical disabilities who received a therapy grant from Family Hope Foundation in Grand Rapids.


The Paradox of Hunger and Obesity

Submitted 03-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Food insecurity and obesity make for strange bedfellows


[EASTOWN] Pet Project

Submitted 02-28-2011 under NONPROFITS