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Shared leadership enhances trust, utilizes skills

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."

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Catalyst Radio: Grand Rapids DAPL Resistance Fellowship

Submitted 12-02-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Colby Roanhorse from the Grand Rapids DAPL Resistance Fellowship.

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Once again, "'Tis the Season to Embellish"

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.

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Help provide a gift to a Kent County child in need this 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.

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Creative writing and music students team up for genre-bending performance

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.

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Shop locally, give back at Grand Rapids Downtown Market during Winter Wonderland

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Open house will feature activities for children, adults and families.

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Investigate "Science of Snow" at Grand Rapids Public Museum this December

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Visitors can interact with science through a variety of demonstrations.

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'Light Up Downtown' this Friday with WYCE, City of Grand Rapids, DGRI

Submitted 11-29-2016 under NEWS

Community invited to 'Light Up Downtown' and celebrate the season this Friday, December 2 at Rosa Parks Circle.

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Local artist finds inspiration in moths, praying mantises, mysteries of tarot cards

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.

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From bartering to banking: A look at the historic money of Old Grand Rapids

Submitted 11-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

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.

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