The Rapidian

Catalyst Radio: WMEAC talks watersheds, pipelines, environmental conservation

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

WMEAC celebrates its 50th anniversary next year and has many accomplishments to celebrate including this year’s Grand River cleanup which included over 1,300 volunteers.

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Treetops Collective Welcomes Neighbors to Grand Opening of New Storefront

Submitted 11-17-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Dana Doll, founder and Executive Director of Treetops Collective, invited city residents to visit her new retail store. Located on Division Avenue, the store sold items produced by refugee women.

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In Season: November 18, 2017

Submitted 11-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Equity Service Policy passed without new measures for GRPD

Submitted 11-16-2017 under NEWS

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, while most community memebers voiced their support for the measure as being a step in the right direction, many also expressed their concern over the Grand Rapids Police Department being left largely outside the purview of the new Equal Protection Policy.

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Creative Youth Center helps area kids become published authors

Submitted 11-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Creative Youth Center supports kids creative writing endeavors, and helps get their voices heard

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WYCE to celebrate 18th annual Bubble Bash

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Prepare your Christmas cheer while supporting volunteer-powered radio in your West Michigan community on December 21, 2017.

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Three highlights for Small Business Saturday

Submitted 11-14-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

As we enter another holiday season here are some thoughts on local spending from businesses along Division Avenue.

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Hunting contributes year-round benefits to wildlife

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Even those who don’t personally observe the opening day of deer season can be thankful for the conservation benefits hunting provides statewide.

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Local artist feature from UICA: Mandy Cano Villalobos

Submitted 11-14-2017 under NONPROFITS

Mandy Cano Villalobos is an interdisciplinary artist whose work spans performance, drawing, installation and fiber art. She was raised throughout the southeastern United States, and currently resides in Grand Rapids, MI.

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Have breakfast with Santa at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Submitted 11-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

Tickets include breakfast with Santa, a free planetarium show “Let it Snow,” admission to the Brain: The World Inside Your Head exhibit and general admission for the day.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is natural healing God's only will?

Submitted 11-13-2017 under OPINION

Four years ago, an Ohio judge ruled that a 10 year old Amish girl will not be forced to undergo chemotherapy. Akron Children’s Hospital argued that the chemo is 85% effective and without it, her cancer is almost always fatal.

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Viewing the Grand Rapids Police Department as a volunteer

Submitted 11-13-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

My view of the Grand Rapids Police Department changed once I got involved.

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CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Submitted 11-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

CARE Ballet presents "'Twas the Night Before Christmas."

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Former U.S. ambassador to Russia reflects on Vladimir Putin

Submitted 11-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

John Beyrle, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, will address U.S.-Russian relations in a talk hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan.

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In Season: November 11, 2017

Submitted 11-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Voters vote to keep Grand Rapids Metro area moving

Submitted 11-09-2017 under NEWS

Voters pass the Transit renewal millage to keep the Rapid running for twelve more years

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The CMC Education department helps students produce and publish film projects

Submitted 11-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

CMC Education works with area schools, and student groups to write, direct, and produce their own video projects

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Regenerating forests for healthy wildlife habitats

Submitted 11-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michigan has a long history of safeguarding wildlife populations, including grouse, pheasant, elk and turkey.

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The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents King Lear at the Dog Story Theater

Submitted 11-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

King Lear follows the title character as he attempts to divide his kingdom among his three daughters.

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Parents react to data showing 49507 leads state in lead poisoned children

Submitted 11-07-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

49507 is the zip code that has most lead-poisoned kids in the state of Michigan. Parents, representatives met on Oct. 30 in Grand Rapids to tackle the lead-paint problem that’s poisoned more children than Flint’s water crisis.

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