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Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived

Submitted 10-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center presents The Sketches that Lived at the Wealthy Theater on October 21st at 7:00 pm, a show for all ages that promises to delight and inspire. All proceeds go to the Creative Youth Center.


Urban agriculture + placemaking = new economy

Submitted 10-06-2015 under OPINION

Levi Gardner of Urban Roots explores different facets in the relationship between urban agriculture and placemaking.


Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.


Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes


Community Challenge aims to promote economic equity and increase neighborhood business growth, sustainability

Submitted 09-29-2015 under OPINION

The challenge aims to promote Black-owned businesses across the city and increase capital flow to neighborhoods they are located in


You can support ACT by drinking a work of art at ArtPrize Seven

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

B.O.B.’s Brewery and Atwater Brewery collaborate on local beer for ArtPrize to benefit Artists Creating Together. The two breweries partnered to create Michigunder, a collaborative beer and official ArtPrize 2015 entry.


Creative Youth Center begins fall programs

Submitted 09-22-2015 under NEWS

Regular programming geared at developing writing skills and creativity is free for all students ages 6-18 attending Grand Rapids Public Schools and/or living in Grand Rapids.


Building community: Why honest conversations matter

Submitted 09-15-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

We can't grow as a community- or as individuals- if we aren't willing to engage in hard conversations. Willingness to be honest takes courage. Why are we so afraid of that here in Grand Rapids?


How We Grow: The inertia of the lone call to action

Submitted 09-10-2015 under VOICES

These are important times. Lines are being drawn, and history will not allow any of us to escape its penchant for creating heroes and goats in times of crisis – even those of us in fast growing Grand Rapids.


Burton Middle School principal, staff welcome students with Red Carpet Event

Submitted 09-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The principal at Burton Middle School, Lametria Johnson-Eaddy, is rolling out the red carpet for her incoming middle schoolers to encourage the community to support its students.