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ACT's 30th Festival Day brings together all Grand Rapids communities

Submitted 05-23-2016 under NONPROFITS

Earlier this month, more than 1,000 students joined Artists Creating Together at Lincoln Campus to celebrate arts, abilities, and community.

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Stamp Out Hunger racks up 108,000 lbs of food in Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Letter carriers nearly double the amount of food collected for those in need during this year's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

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Grand Rapids Symphony joins Cornerstone University Chorale to celebrate new, $14 million Christ Chapel

Submitted 04-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony, for first time in its 86-year history, appears with Cornerstone University Chorale for a program of music inspired by stained-glass windows in new, $14 million Christ Chapel

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Artists Creating Together announces ACTion Art winners to be represented at ArtPrize

Submitted 04-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Winners were announced at the 7th annual ACTion Art reception. The three juror's choice winners will be displayed in ArtPrize 2017 this fall, sponsored by ACT.

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Mayor Bliss to discuss Housing and Homelessness in monthly call in show

Submitted 04-04-2016 under NEWS

Tracie Coffman, Director of Kent County's Essential Needs Task Force, to guest.

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Join Artists Creating Together tomorrow at the ACTion Art Exhibit in a celebration of abilities and art

Submitted 03-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join ACT this Tuesday through Thursday at the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit!

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Grand Rapids trees fight climate change

Submitted 03-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids trees are integral to the city's climate resiliency, providing benefits that are "almost invaluable," according to the Grand Rapids Climate Resiliency Report

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ACT's Arts & Mentoring Dance class gives students confidence and independence

Submitted 02-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

"I learned that no matter what type of disability you have, you can still have fun." -Arts & Mentoring Dance Student

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"Radio on the TV" series returns to GRTV with new hosts, editing styles

Submitted 02-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

Bringing new creative approaches and a wide variety of the past year's music videos from both local and national acts, co-hosts Ben Weissenborn and Ross Turcotte will be premiering season four in early 2016.

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What cities lose when plagued by low voter turnout

Submitted 02-02-2016 under OPINION

The problem of low turnout- as we saw in our last local elections- magnifies the disappointment of close races, as a minority of the local population determines the winners and losers and thereby who guides the community's future.

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