The Rapidian

Sustainability

New local company looks to bring honest conversation to public relations

Submitted 05-18-2016 under NEWS

Holly Bechiri, former Managing Editor of The Rapidian and Marjorie Steele, an independent consultant and copywriter, combine their backgrounds in writing, fine arts and marketing to form new public relations company, Honest PR + Creative.

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Catalyst Radio: how public parks inspire sustainable communities

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Daria Gosztyla, Urban Forest Project Coordinator at Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, on the important role parks play in community building and sustainability.

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Eastown's Picnic in the Park gathers community for food, fun

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown Community Association will host a community-wide event at Sigsbee Park with food, entertainment and activities for the whole family on Saturday, May 14.

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Urban Roots holds second annual plant sale, open house

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Urban Roots will be selling hundreds of vegetable and herb plants from their community farm on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

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Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Panel discussion with township supervisors to discuss the importance of public transit from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church.

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Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process

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Parks are living rooms of our neighborhoods, hold communal memories

Submitted 05-03-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The memories we make and the people we meet when we frequent our city parks help our community understand the true value of a strong park system.

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Creek friendly yards encourage healthier Grand Rapids watersheds

Submitted 04-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Calvin College's Plaster Creek Stewards lists six ways residents can maintain creek friendly yards to improve local water quality.

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Celebrating Arbor Day, the Urban Forest Project plants 150 trees in Mulick Park

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Urban Forest Project is a partnership between Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the City of Grand Rapids invites the community to celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees at Mulick Park on April 29.

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Grand Rapids student stars in new PSA with Stormwater Project Engineer

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

The City of Grand Rapids is partnering with Groundswell to promote the 7th annual Student Showcase.

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