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Catalyst Radio: Community Read explores identity, diversity in America

Submitted 03-17-2017 under NEWS

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Jennifer Jameslyn from the GVSU Community Reading Project, which this year is focusing on the book The True American by Anand Giridharadas.


'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.


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.


Second annual River City Water Festival to celebrate Grand River

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

Hands-on activities and learning stations led by regional experts will celebrate and educate attendees about the Grand River and its watershed at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Saturday, March 12.


Catalyst Radio: faith, LGBTQ+ communities, and spiritual violence

Submitted 02-05-2016 under OPINION

Host Katie Gordon speaks with Scott Burden about the upcoming Change U Activist Assembly on Spiritual Violence: A Community Experience, a Community Response


West Side home prices: Blowing up or recovering?

Submitted 12-16-2015 under OPINION

Is the local real estate market out of control, or is it stabilizing? Is any housing stock left in cool, affordable, up-and-coming areas, or have investors snapped it all up? Are buyers overpaying for real estate in Grand Rapids?


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


Mayoral candidates face off in final debate before Tuesday election

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NEWS

The four mayoral candidates participated in a debate focused primarily on income inequality at Loosemore Auditorium before Tuesday's election.


Story Matters: Christine Helms-Maletic looks for a mayor that cares about entire city

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Christine Helms-Maletic says she believes that even with a "weak mayor" city system, our local mayor can still be strongly influential if they take advantage of their bully pulpit opportunities.