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Submitted 12-02-2016 under NONPROFITS
Co-Executive Directors at Access of West Michigan say that a model of shared leadership "expands the ability and energy of the organization."
Submitted 12-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Host Katie Gordon speaks with Colby Roanhorse from the Grand Rapids DAPL Resistance Fellowship.
Submitted 12-01-2016 under NONPROFITS
A look at the history of tower bell to handbell ringing, including opportunities to catch Embellish Handbell Ensemble in performance during the holiday season.
Submitted 11-30-2016 under NONPROFITS
This week’s episode of NPO Showcase features Santa Claus Girls, a nonprofit who provides gifts to children who may not otherwise know the joys of Christmas.
Submitted 11-30-2016 under NEWS
The Creative Youth Center and Triumph Music Academy combine their creativity for a project that merges poetry and music into one show on December 16. The entire collaborative process is being recorded and will be featured on Michigan Radio in 2017.
Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS
Open house will feature activities for children, adults and families.
Visitors can interact with science through a variety of demonstrations.
Community invited to 'Light Up Downtown' and celebrate the season this Friday, December 2 at Rosa Parks Circle.
Submitted 11-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
The art of Molly Vega Burgess continues to evolve over time and can be found at the UICA gift shop.
Have you ever wondered what kind of money people used when they came to Michigan and settled down in what would become the City of Grand Rapids? Here's a hint: it wasn't dollar bills.
Submitted 11-28-2016 under NONPROFITS
The Grammy-nominated Christian group MercyMe joins the Grammy-nominated Grand Rapids Symphony for the only Christmas show the band performs in the Midwest with an orchestra this holiday season at the one-night only special event at Resurrection Life Church in Grandville.
Submitted 11-22-2016 under NONPROFITS
"Peter and the Farm" is screening in the UICA Movie Theater until December 8, 2016.
Submitted 11-22-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS
On Sunday, November 27, 2016, Partners for a Racism-Free Community in partnership with Celebration! Cinema will be hosting a screening and post movie discussion on Loving.
Submitted 11-22-2016 under NEWS
The first annual #TheShift Summit on Friday, November 18, 2016 gathered African-American business and community workers to learn about cooperatives and other ways to empower neighborhoods.
Many students in Grand Rapids Public Schools have never seen Lake Michigan. This year, every fifth-grader will, thanks to a partnership with a digital tech business.
Support local businesses on Saturday November 26th with #ShopSmallGR
Submitted 11-22-2016 under LOCAL LIFE
Lone skater, Bruce Sienkowski, in a sea of bikes builds community across sports and over many miles with the Sea to Sea Tour, racking up donations with the aim to end the cycle of poverty.
Submitted 11-22-2016 under OPINION
The 17th annual Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration was an opportunity for community members to come together to give thanks and promote peace.
David Lockington returned to the Grand Rapids Symphony's Classical Series in DeVos Performance Hall for the first time as Music Director Laureate with world premiere by Grand Rapids composer
Submitted 11-21-2016 under NONPROFITS
At a news conference Monday, November 21, eight partners announced an agreement to begin site planning work on the proposed Plaza Roosevelt development - a unique mix of education, healthcare, affordable housing, and more.
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