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Building community by supporting our refugee neighbors

Submitted 02-23-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Through textile work, community engagement, and sustainability, Treetops Collective is a valuable resource for refugee women and bridging the gap between refugees and locals to better support each other.

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Public Museum presents "Great American Eclipse" forum in anticipation of August solar event

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is teaming with eclipse activities media sponsor WZZM-13 to present a “Great American Eclipse” information forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 1 in the Meijer Theater at the GRPM. The event is free and open to the public.

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Free seminar series jumpstarts food entrepreneurs with advice from industry experts

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In March, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will present its first-ever Recipes for Success series, a three-week program designed for food entrepreneurs. The free educational seminars are aimed at providing industry insight to budding and accelerating food entrepreneurs.

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Challenging conversations shape local arts community

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan arts community comes together for a day of conversation regarding what it means to be a creative in 2017 on Saturday, February 25 at "Break it Down | Make it Better."

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Understanding China as a growing world power

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

In a public talk, a national security expert focuses on Asia and the role it will play in US foreign policy.

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WYCE honors late Dirk Koning at Jammies XVIII

Submitted 02-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

Dirk Koning’s vision for providing media access to everyone has empowered multitudes of people in West Michigan. The intriguing leader of Grand Rapids Community Media Center who passed away 12 years ago was recognized for his vision and integrity at a recent awards event.

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Catalyst Radio: An anthology for grassroots activism in Grand Rapids

Submitted 02-17-2017 under NEWS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Dani Vilella, co-editor of the upcoming anthology Grand Rapids Grassroots.

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Michigan mushroom grower donates exotic fungi to food bank

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Gourmet Mushrooms Inc. of Scottville sells its exotic mushrooms to high-end restaurants. Now they're donating to people in need.

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GVSU's Kutsche Office of Local History delves into the history of student activism

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NEWS

Grand Valley State University students have the opportunity to look into past examples of student activism by visiting "Voices of GVSU: Activism through the Decades."

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Creating happiness: ACT apprentice Alison Ching

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Alison Ching – her inspiration, her creation, and her goals.

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