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Letter from Marge Palmerlee on importance of gathering

Dégagé Ministries
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:13am

NONPROFITS: I recently read that Vivek Murthy, the former U.S. Surgeon General, said the greatest health crisis in our country is not cancer or heart disease or obesity. It is isolation!

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St. Cecilia Music Center announces dynamic 2017-18 concert line-up

St. Cecilia Music Center
Thu, 05/18/2017 - 4:33pm

NONPROFITS: St. Cecilia Music Center's 2017 / 2018 Jazz, Chamber Music and Acoustic Folk Performers will include Judy Collins, Leo Kottke, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, and the Renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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'Greatest Symphony of All Time' concludes Grand Rapids Symphony's 2016-17 season

Grand Rapids Symphony
Tue, 05/16/2017 - 2:16pm

NONPROFITS: A 2016 poll of world-famous conductors for BBC Music Magazine picked Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony to top its list of 20 All-Time Greatest Symphonies

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Disability Advocates' Adaptive Home Solutions helps res...

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 6:26pm

NONPROFITS: This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Disability Advocates of Kent County who works alongside people with disabilities seeking to lead self-directed lives.

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Local artist feature from UICA: Ashley Trieu

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) - 05/16

Ashley Trieu is the founder of Iconoclasp, a handmade women’s apparel shop based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. UICA interviewed the artist to learn more about her fashion-forward projects.

Support 'A Day Without Immigrants' on May 1, 2017

Amy Carpenter - 04/25

This Monday, allies and immigrants are asked to strike from work, school, shopping (including gasoline purchases), and to close their businesses on that day in solidarity. In Grand Rapids, people are asked to gather at Garfield Park for a program and a walk toward Calder Plaza.