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Catalyst Radio: GR Rally in Support of Women's March on Washington

Submitted 01-20-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Co-host Jessica Young sits down with Jack Woller, Executive Director of Fountain Street Church, about the local effort in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington.

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Catalyst Radio: ServeGR, connecting volunteers to meaningful service

Submitted 01-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Heather Colletto, the coordinator of ServeGR, a new online tool that connects volunteers to meaningful service opportunities in Grand Rapids.

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Anti-racism organizations host special viewing of Hidden Figures

Submitted 01-06-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

A special viewing and discussion of the movie Hidden Figures will be hosted by Showing Up for Racial Justice and Celebration! Cinemas this Saturday. Post-viewing discussion led by Partners for a Racism-Free Community.

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New Year's Eve concert at Wealthy Theatre to celebrate local favorites, host food drive

Submitted 12-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Celebrate New Year's Eve with The Go Rounds, The Crane Wives, Seth Bernard and Vox Vidorra on Saturday, December 31, 2016. There will be a canned food drive for those in need. Refreshments provided by Creston Brewery.

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Catalyst Radio: Business directory promotes social, environmental good

Submitted 12-27-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Co-host Michelle Jokisch Polo speaks with Meredith Fennema, the woman behind "The Shop For Good".

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Volunteers vital part of Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 12-20-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Volunteers at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park gain as much as they give.

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Catalyst Radio: Red Project

Submitted 12-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

WYCE Catalyst Radio Ep48 Red Project

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Calm in the chaos: Life of a therapy dog volunteer

Submitted 12-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

One therapy dog and her owner bring smiles and hope to difficult situations through their volunteer work.

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Independent music label dizzybird records celebrates second year

Submitted 12-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Dizzybird records recently celebrated their second anniversary and reflect on how they got started and what's in store for the future.

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Encore! A national movement expands locally

Submitted 12-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The Grand Rapids Encore initiative encourages 50+ to use their skills and experience for the good of the community.

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