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Grand Rapids Environmental Services workers rescue kitten from sewer

Submitted 08-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to an alert resident and great teamwork, a stray kitten is safe and in a new home after finding himself in a storm drain on the city’s southeast side.

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Calkins Law Office - The oldest building in Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever wondered what Grand Rapids was like over 100 years ago?

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Creating a water trail - Paddling from Grand Rapids to Grand Haven

Submitted 08-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Imagine being able to paddle from Plaster Creek to the shores of Grand Haven. Water trails are making that possible.

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More women, girls giving archery a shot

Submitted 08-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Archery participation in the United States skyrocketed nearly 26 percent from 2012 to 2015, many of them women and girls

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WYCE 88.1 FM accepting donations for annual music sale

Submitted 08-23-2016 under NEWS

Donations of LPs, CDs and cassettes are tax deductible and all proceeds of the sale at the Eastown Street Fair on Saturday, September 10, 2016 will go to support WYCE.

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Catalyst Radio - West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Submitted 08-23-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Michele Fife speaks with Jorge Gonzales from West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

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Cleaning up after the storm: an interview with East Hills' Rachel Lee

Submitted 08-23-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"It's not just asking, 'What do you do in the storm?' but also, 'What do you do after the storm?' and 'How do you take care of what's happened?'" says Lee.

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Circle Theatre's 'Over the River and Through the Woods' celebrates family

Submitted 08-22-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Circle Theatre presents Over The River and Through the Woods, a two-act play, at Aquinas College Performing Arts Center on August 11th – 27th.

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Community journalism is a way to let your voice be heard

Submitted 08-19-2016 under VOICES

Thank you to all who attended our Intro to Community Journalism at Wealthy Theatre. We'll host our Community Journalism Workshop on August 29 at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

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New WYCE station manager looks to bring cohesive sound to a world of music

Submitted 08-18-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Quinn Mathews is excited to be a music community ambassador and support local musicians through WYCE.

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In Season: August 20, 2016

Submitted 08-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

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

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Polish Festival brings food, music, polka to downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Polish Festival 2016 will be held at Rosa Parks Circle on August 26-28, 2016.

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Fifth annual jazz festival coming to Rosa Parks Circle

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 12 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., jazz musicians of all kinds will perform at the free festival.

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Film screening at Wealthy Theatre explores lives of undocumented immigrants

Submitted 08-16-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

"Immigrants Are a Blessing Not a Burden" campaign welcomes the Grand Rapids community to watch "Documented: A Film by an Undocumented American" on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 7 p.m..

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In order to heal, communities must listen

Submitted 08-16-2016 under OPINION

Numbers do not display the emotional costs of racial disparity. On August 26, 2016, Partners for a Racism-Free Community will create space for people to share their stories, vocalize their pain but most importantly a space that encourages people to listen.

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Two free exhibition events spotlight influential New York artist

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

SiTE:LAB celebrates the artwork of Gordon Matta-Clark on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum and on Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Rumsey Street Project.

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Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards first scholarship

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids-based nonprofit awards first $2,500 scholarship to local transgender student.

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Catalyst Radio "Waiting on Division"

Submitted 08-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Waiting on Division interviews locals

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Catalyst Radio: WYCE station manager, Quinn Mathews

Submitted 08-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with the new station manager of community radio station WYCE.

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In Season: August 13, 2016

Submitted 08-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

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

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