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Alger Heights neighborhood launches new model for stormwater management

Submitted 10-09-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards is in the process of installing 20 curb-cut rain gardens in the Alger Heights neighborhood.

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Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes

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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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Local high school students work to restore their watershed

Submitted 07-28-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Plaster Creek Stewards installs rain gardens to ease stormwater flooding and expands to a new Rogue River team.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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Strangers to connect at free event designed to create empowered black community

Submitted 06-23-2015 under NEWS

On Monday, June 29, a Community Conversation's purpose is to educate the citizens of Grand Rapids and surrounding communities on how to create wealth and maintain it.

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Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

Submitted 06-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Family Futures Receives Large Grant for Developmental Screening

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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