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What's at the Market: Saturday, July 3, 2021

Submitted 07-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

Come one, come all! It’s the Fourth of July weekend and we’ve got a bounty of fresh produce and farm products to fuel you, your friends, and family, through your holiday plans. Head down tomorrow and you will find strawberries, cherries, and (finally) BLUEBERRIES!

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People rely on me here: Guiding Light Recovery gives Gabe hope for the future

Submitted 07-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

When he found himself in downward spiral of addiction, Gabe cried out to God, and Guiding Light shone to him like a beacon. After going through Guiding Light's Recovery program, the 28-year-old has newfound hope for his future, and the opportunity to find his independence.

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From darkness to light: Kyle Hinton encourages men to "do the footwork"

Submitted 06-30-2021 under NONPROFITS

Kyle Hinton has walked in the shoes of the men who seek recovery and reconnection through the programs offered by Guiding Light – and he knows the importance of shining a light.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 26, 2021

Submitted 06-25-2021 under NONPROFITS

All this rain has done the Market well. Come out on Saturday and find cherries, raspberries, strawberries, and more! Don’t wait, these seasonal fruits are only here for a short time!

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 19, 2021

Submitted 06-18-2021 under NONPROFITS

Asparagus, strawberries, and greens, oh my! The Market is filled with a variety of gorgeous summertime colors, bites, and fresh picked-scents! Head down this weekend and fill your plates this week with local goods.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 12, 2021

Submitted 06-11-2021 under NONPROFITS

The calendar may not say so, but summer season is here! Come check out this seasons bounty and support your local farms and food & beverage businesses!

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D.A. Blodgett - St. John's Receives Grant from the Miracle-Gro Foundation to Teach Kids How to Garden

Submitted 06-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

Kids will use the food they grow to create healthy meals this summer.

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My own worst enemy: Getting to sober this Father's Day

Submitted 06-08-2021 under NONPROFITS

An ultimatum from his daughter helped David put an immediate hard stop on more than three decades of addiction and find help at Guiding Light.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, June 5, 2021

Submitted 06-04-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is going to be another gorgeous day here in our wonderful city of GR, so get outside and make a trip to your local farmers market!

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Grand Rapids Art Museum to Receive $35,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Submitted 06-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

Award supports exhibition organized by GRAM ‘Dawoud Bey & Carrie Mae Weems: In Dialogue’

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