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Local sports and social club offers more than typical sports scene

Submitted 07-01-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Chris Wessely directs the Grand Rapid's Sport and Social Club which boasts over 750 local participants.


Access & Sea to Sea Cycling Fundraiser

Submitted 06-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

Every 4 pedal strokes on a bicycle, a child dies from poverty-related issues. Cycle to end poverty with Access & Sea to Sea on August 3!


Griffins Booster Club celebrates team's first Calder Cup

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Longtime Griffins Booster Club members celebrate the Grand Rapids Griffins' historic first Calder Cup championship


Grand Rapids to host first bike polo tournament

Submitted 06-14-2013 under NEWS

Bike poloists from the American South to Canada will travel to Grand Rapids for regional qualifier.


Bike polo tournament comes to NE side

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids will host the first Regional Qualifier Tournament on brand new bicycle polo courts.


Griffins join Oklahoma City tornado relief efforts

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

Griffins will raise funds, honor victims at Friday's and Saturday's games


Miracle on Fulton Street: East Grand Rapids' Luke Glendening continues to elevate Griffins, defy odds

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

EGRHS graduate Luke Glendening's storybook rookie campaign for the Griffins continues his unusual road to professional hockey success.


Join the GROW Spirit Station this Saturday for Gazelle Girl

Submitted 04-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

Join Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) at the Gazelle Girl Half Marathon and 5k, Saturday, April 13!


Ski racing grrl Emma Starner to compete in NASTAR Nationals

Submitted 03-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Emma Starner, a 7 year old Grand Rapidian will be competing in NASTAR ski racing in Aspen/Snowmass this week.


A river runs through it: Fly fishing instruction offered for men

Submitted 03-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

Fly fishing instruction morning for men including food, fun and friends.