The Rapidian

Grand Rapid's North West Neighborhood

Happy New Year from The Rapidian

Submitted 01-03-2020 under OPINION

Community support essential to make 2020 a success


Mitten Brewing Co. hits another hole in one against hunger at golf outing

Submitted 11-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Mitten Brewing Co.'s third annual golf outing will fund 27 Mobile Food Pantries in Westside GR and Fennville. As the Mitten team volunteers at their food distributions, they're learning just how big the need is.


City Connection - Commissioner Ruth Kelly joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion

Submitted 11-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

This month, Mayor Bliss is joined by Second Ward Commissioner Ruth Kelly. Kelly, who is term-limited, will reflect on her time on the commission and discuss tomorrow's city-wide election.


UCOM Celebrates National Workforce Development Month

Submitted 09-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

UCOM has spent the month of September celebrating the Workforce Development program. This program provides career coaching and specialized support for community members seeking next level employment.


Vietnam, Germany and Japan: Three strategic partnerships for the U.S.

Submitted 09-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The U.S.strategic partnerships with Vietnam, Germany, and Japan are examined through speaker-experts in Fall WACWM series at Aquinas College.


New fall "Fowling to Keep Em Rolling" fundraiser to benefit Children with disabilities in need of mobility equipment

Submitted 09-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Fowling to Keep Em' Rolling is a new fundraiser to support Alternatives in Motion's vital pediatric mobility program


City Connection - Grand Rapids Transportation Planner joins Mayor Bliss for in-studio discussion

Submitted 09-09-2019 under LOCAL LIFE

Kristen Bennet, Grand Rapids' Transportation Planning / Programs Supervisor joins Mayor Bliss to discuss the city's new Bicycle Action Plan.


Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival in Grand Rapids Features Music, Food and Demos This Weekend

Submitted 08-23-2019 under NEWS

The Dosynki Polish Harvest Festival this weekend will be offering top notch entertainment and demonstrations of Polish cooking, dance and crafts.


Go Back to a Junior Achievement Volunteer

Submitted 08-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

As Kids Head Back to School, JA is Seeking Classroom Volunteers


New Committee Announced at Alternatives in Motion

Submitted 08-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

We're looking for you to join our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee