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Covenant Village of the Great Lakes hosts Shelley Irwin on Aug. 17

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

Learn the art of aging gracefully when Shelley Irwin, host and producer of the WGVU Morning Show, presents an inspiring talk at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at 1 p.m.


Catalyst Radio "Michigan Blood"

Submitted 07-20-2017 under NEWS

Michigan Blood speaks with Catalyst Radio


Southeast Area Farmers' Market hosts July cooking demos and Green Tomato Festival

Submitted 07-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers' Market is open Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MLK Jr. Park.


Join the Grand Rapids Community Media Center in our summertime activities

Submitted 07-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

WYCE, GRTV, our Education Department, our IT department for non-profits, Wealthy Theatre and The Rapidian are all hosting events this summer to help engage you in making and enjoying media.


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services spotlight: Learning to advocate while parenting

Submitted 07-11-2017 under OPINION

Our third child, Hannah, is hard of hearing. This caused my husband, Dave, and I to follow a path we likely would not have otherwise traveled. It’s been a journey filled with anxiety, discovery and development of life-long friendships.


Mobile food pantry helps relieve burden created by food insecurity

Submitted 07-11-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Many families at Sibley Elementary suffer from food insecurity, their monthly mobile food pantry is making a difference.


City Connection: The Rapidian hosts conversation on hot topics in city of Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian will host a special episode of City Connection featuring guests from across the city of Grand Rapids.


Nearly 3,000 city kids to experience great outdoors this summer thanks to Stepping Stones program

Submitted 07-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

Michigan State University Extension and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources developed Stepping Stones in 2010 to provide urban youth with fun educational experiences in Michigan state parks.


We are the skyline: Reflection from our windows, our pains

Submitted 07-05-2017 under OPINION

We cannot forget that we are the true reflection of brilliance on the horizon. Our sacrifices and hard work, our kindness toward our neighbor, our helping hand to those in need, these are the tools that will build the solid foundations and skyscrapers of hope within our children and the future.


Hope Community meets housing needs of women, their children

Submitted 07-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

Hope Community facilities include a service center that houses offices for management and resident services staff as well as twelve private apartments.