The Rapidian

Nonprofit Dispatches

This section of The Rapidian represents the amazing array of diverse non-profit organizations in West Michigan, groups that reveal the tapestry of arts, culture, service, faith and collaboration that defines our region. Read about opportunities to learn, grow, share and participate in the life of this community. The stories here are provided by our area's non-profit organizations.

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In Season Report: March 7, 2020

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

We are slowly moving into Spring! With that comes spring cleaning + sun-shiny days spent outside. Luckily for YOU the sun is always shining at the market!

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Local Pantry is Investing in Local Agriculture

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

UCOM has invested over $46,000 in locally grown food since July 2017

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Three vocational experts present on 'The Future of Work'

Submitted 03-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and the Kent District Library offer a free three-part series on work trends of the future

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In Season Report: February 29, 2020

Submitted 02-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Another month has come and gone, but the market is always here! Join us tomorrow and don't miss your chance to LEAP on over and shop from your local farm and food businesses!

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Award-winning writers Krista Tippett, host of ON BEING podcast, and novelist Min Jin Lee in Grand Rapids this Spring for the 30th Anniversary Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 02-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Festival of Faith & Writing’s 30th anniversary celebration, April 16-18, 2020 in Grand Rapids, will include Krista Tippett interviewing Min Jin Lee for a live taping of Tippett’s On Being podcast.

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GRAM Announces Participation in National Internship Programs for Underrepresented Students

Submitted 02-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

Summer 2020 Steelcase Fellowship and AAMD Undergraduate Internships foster career experience in the arts and cultural sector

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St. Cecilia Music Center Jazz Series features Jazz at its finest on March 5 with Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Luciana Souza

Submitted 02-23-2020 under NONPROFITS

Luciana Souza's performances transcends traditional boundaries around musical styles, offering solid roots in jazz, sophisticated lineage in world music, and an enlightened approach to new music.

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In Season Report: February 22, 2020

Submitted 02-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

The sun is finally out and it looks like it is here to stay! So make the most of your Saturday by getting out to enjoy that sunshine and feed your soul, and stomach, by shopping from local vendors at the market.

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In Season Report: February 15, 2020

Submitted 02-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

Roses are red. Violets are blue. We love being at the farmers market and we know you will too! Bring your valentine out this Saturday and shop from OVER 30 high-quality, locally-grown, farm fresh products!

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American Heart Month: Why the Hispanic population is at risk

Submitted 02-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan’s Hispanic population is at a higher risk of health conditions that could lead to heart disease. However, cardiologists say, steps can be taken to reduce their risk.

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