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North Korea: Peaceful solution presented by conflicts expert

Submitted 04-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

Peace expert presents Wednesday, April 27, in a free, public talk, co-presented by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and the Kent District Library.

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Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Submitted 04-17-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company will present William Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' at the Dog Story Theater April 21-30.

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Mike Hessman song chronicles his storied 20-year career

Submitted 04-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

New West Michigan Whitecaps coach set the all-time minor league record for home runs. A recently released tune by Howie Newman explores his baseball exploits.

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Catalyst Radio: New City Neighbors

Submitted 04-14-2017 under NEWS

Host Leah Schumaker speaks with Alaina Dobkowski, Executive Director of New City Neighbors, and student staff member Rileigh Haan.

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Fast track to success: the Sekayi Bracey Story

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

When East Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8 years old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running. The Youth Grant Committee at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded a grant to the track program in 2006 and Sekayi was featured in our annual report for 2005-2006.

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Grand Rapids Pride Center supports a vibrant and inclusive community for LGBTQ individuals

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week's episode of NPO Showcase features Grand Rapids Pride Center which empowers the LGBTQ community through support services and awareness

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Neighborhood Summit debuts video showcasing record attendance, community participation

Submitted 04-11-2017 under NEWS

This year's Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on March 4, 2017 grew from four workshops to 17 and hosted almost 400 community members.

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Kaleidoscope of feeling: ACT apprentice Tyler Vonitter

Submitted 04-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Take a closer look at art apprentice Tyler Vonitter – his inspiration, his creation, and his goals.

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Nuns and Nones: Conversation at intersection of contemporary religious, secular life

Submitted 04-11-2017 under OPINION

Local Dominican Sisters and Millennial Nones met in an inter-generational space which lead to conversations about how to sustain ourselves for decades in movements for social justice, how to stay connected with one another in a technological world that has potential for isolation, and so much more.

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Speaker from U.S. Institute of Peace discusses achieving peace in conflicted world

Submitted 04-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

The presentation on Thursday, April 13 is the first in a series of free, public talks on peace, co-presented by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan and the Kent District Library.

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