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Mayor Bliss will be joined by Economic Development Director for latest City Connection appearance

Submitted 05-02-2016 under NEWS

Economic Development Director Kara Wood joins Mayor Bliss on this month's episode of City Connection to talk about issues regarding economic developement, sustainability and inclusion in outcomes.


WYCE, listener supported radio station holds fund drive

Submitted 04-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids community bands together to drum up support for "the best little radio station on the planet" with support from local businesses including Harmony Hall, Long Road Distillers, Marie Catribs, The Mitten, and Party on Printing.


Catalyst Radio: Conserving the Great Lakes

Submitted 04-15-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Young speaks with Stephanie Mabie of Kent County Water Conservation on the documentary "Great Lakes, Bad Lines" screening at UICA cinema.


Catalyst Radio: Modern religious storytelling and the Festival of Faith & Writing

Submitted 04-14-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Jessica Young talks to Lisa Ann Cockrel, director of the Festival of Faith & Writing about the landscape of modern religious storytelling, including festival guests Tobias Wolff, George Saunders, Zadie Smith, Sarah Bessey, and Nadia Bolz-Weber.


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.


New non-profit provides scholarships to improve educational equity for trans community

Submitted 04-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Trans Foundation, introduced to the community on March 31, 2016, will be offering scholarships to local low-income trans students to remove educational barriers.


Heritage Theatre Group 2016 Season Auditions at Saints Peter and Paul Parish Center this Weekend

Submitted 03-30-2016 under NONPROFITS

Heritage Theatre Group will be holding auditions for their 2016 season this weekend, April 2nd and 3rd, 2016!


Catalyst Radio: racial equity in Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-21-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Kyle Lim, project coordinator for Grand Rapids Urban League, on local issues of urban development and racial equity.


Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids names Chief Development Officer

Submitted 03-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

New Chief Development Officer Nikki Outhier, looks forward to working with the community to enable all young people to reach their full potential.


Exceptional teen wins Youth of the Year honor for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

Submitted 03-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

Ana Sosa named 2016 Youth of the Year representative from Grand Rapids; now vie for state title and scholarship.