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Nonprofit sustainability in West Michigan

Submitted 05-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan is a region known for its philanthropy. How can nonprofits ensure their sustainability as the sector grows and changes?

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Celebrate! Community Day at the Grand Rapids Ballet revitalizes art and culture

Submitted 04-22-2016 under NONPROFITS

How a celebration of art bridged communities in the Grand Rapids area.

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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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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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Corner Record Shop defies digital revolution

Submitted 02-19-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Most businesses desperately try to stay ahead of the curve. Corner Record Shop in Grandville has found success by doing the opposite.

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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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World Affairs Council of Western Michigan Announces 2016 Great Decisions Global Discussion Series

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

Exclusive Presentations on Foreign Policy Debut Feb. 1, Run Through March

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Artists Creating Together seeks artwork entries for the 7th annual ACTion Art exhibit

Submitted 01-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Artists Creating Together (ACT) is seeking professional, gallery-ready artwork in any medium by artists with disabilities. This artwork will be showcased in the ACTion Art exhibit, March 29-31, 2016, at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

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Food Bank helps hunger-relief agencies amplify impact

Submitted 01-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Hundreds of local food pantries and after-school programs have a hidden connection: Feeding America West Michigan.

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County budget balanced with boost from rising property values

Submitted 12-03-2015 under NEWS

An increase in property value in Kent County helped the commission pass a balanced budget on Nov. 19 and eliminated the need to cut any services.

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