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Nonprofit sustainability in West Michigan

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan is a region known for its philanthropy. How can nonprofits ensure their sustainability as the sector grows and changes?

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ACT's 30th Festival Day brings together all Grand Rapids communities

Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.

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Mayor Bliss to discuss Housing and Homelessness in monthly call in show

Submitted 04-04-2016 under NEWS

Tracie Coffman, Director of Kent County's Essential Needs Task Force, to guest.

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Grand Rapids trees fight climate change

Submitted 03-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids trees are integral to the city's climate resiliency, providing benefits that are "almost invaluable," according to the Grand Rapids Climate Resiliency Report

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Catalyst Radio: learning more about the local Sikh community

Submitted 02-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Rishi Makkar, a local business owner and follower of the Sikh religion, about misunderstanding and violence toward the Sikh community, and how we can overcome that fear and hatred by breaking bread with one another.

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"Radio on the TV" series returns to GRTV with new hosts, editing styles

Submitted 02-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Bringing new creative approaches and a wide variety of the past year's music videos from both local and national acts, co-hosts Ben Weissenborn and Ross Turcotte will be premiering season four in early 2016.

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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Exclusive Presentations on Foreign Policy Debut Feb. 1, Run Through March

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Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.

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County budget balanced with boost from rising property values

Submitted 12-03-2015 under NEWS

An increase in property value in Kent County helped the commission pass a balanced budget on Nov. 19 and eliminated the need to cut any services.

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