The Rapidian


Grand Rapidian wins National Volunteer of the Year award

Submitted 02-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dotti Clune, a tireless advocate for trees and urban forest, has received the Alliance for Community Trees 2012 Volunteer of the Year award.


Men's Spirituality Initiative at Dominican Center

Submitted 12-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood offers a variety of opportunities for men to gather together to deepen their spirituality, understand their role in life, family and community.


Catalyst Radio: The DAAC has new plans to stay vital in Heartside district

Submitted 12-07-2012 under NEWS

The DAAC looks at expanding its roll as an all-ages Heartside district venue, and sets a fundraiser to begin next week.


Calvin alumnus starts online rental review site

Submitted 11-29-2012 under NEWS

Calvin College alumnus Mike Cerny starts an online rental review site. Cerny's site is currently one of the top three rental review sites in the United States.


Grand Rapids Urban League partners with DTE Energy to help residents save money on gas bills

Submitted 11-21-2012 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Urban League will host an event to share energy saving program with their community.


Pyramid Scheme to support The Rapidian with second Night Out

Submitted 11-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Our second Night Out for The Rapidian will be hosted by Pyramid Scheme on December 3 from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Pyramid Scheme will be donating 20% of all purchases to help support our efforts here at The Rapidian!


Brewery Vivant pulls a pint for hunger relief

Submitted 11-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

One of Grand Rapids' salient new breweries is giving a percentage of its sales to the local food bank.


Local Elections 2012: Michigan U.S. Senate candidates respond to Rapidian questions

Submitted 11-01-2012 under NEWS

Pete Hoekstra, Debbie Stabenow and Scotty Boman answered some tough questions to help our local citizens understand who to vote for in upcoming elections Tuesday November 6.


Goodwill Industries Eliminates Wastes, Benefiting Local Community

Submitted 09-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids works to eliminate waste from unsold donations


Relief & development organization changes name

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

With 50 successful years of international development work and disaster intervention under its belt, CRWRC is not only celebrating its golden anniversary this year, it is publicly changing its name to World Renew.