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Sustainability

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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GR Public Museum School wins City Environmental Services Department's 'Be a Basin Buddy' Student Video Contest

Submitted 05-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 3,500 students celebrated their involvement in hands-on environmental learning projects this year at the seventh annual Groundswell Student Showcase

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New local company looks to bring honest conversation to public relations

Submitted 05-18-2016 under NEWS

Holly Bechiri, former Managing Editor of The Rapidian and Marjorie Steele, an independent consultant and copywriter, combine their backgrounds in writing, fine arts and marketing to form new public relations company, Honest PR + Creative.

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Catalyst Radio: how public parks inspire sustainable communities

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Daria Gosztyla, Urban Forest Project Coordinator at Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, on the important role parks play in community building and sustainability.

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Eastown's Picnic in the Park gathers community for food, fun

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown Community Association will host a community-wide event at Sigsbee Park with food, entertainment and activities for the whole family on Saturday, May 14.

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Urban Roots holds second annual plant sale, open house

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Urban Roots will be selling hundreds of vegetable and herb plants from their community farm on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

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Disability Advocates to hold coffee with township supervisors to discuss public transit

Submitted 05-10-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Panel discussion with township supervisors to discuss the importance of public transit from 9-10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 16th, 2016 at Orchard Hill Church.

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Rapids restoration plan - what's next?

Submitted 05-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Here is what is on the horizon for the Grand River Restoration process

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Parks are living rooms of our neighborhoods, hold communal memories

Submitted 05-03-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The memories we make and the people we meet when we frequent our city parks help our community understand the true value of a strong park system.

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Creek friendly yards encourage healthier Grand Rapids watersheds

Submitted 04-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Calvin College's Plaster Creek Stewards lists six ways residents can maintain creek friendly yards to improve local water quality.

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