breast cancer

Story Matters: Betty Anne Hevel shares journey as a Gilda's Club volunteer

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-16-2015 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. This story was...

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'Bras Across the Grand' promotes breast cancer awareness

by (Angelyn Groenboom)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NEWS

Hundreds of decorated bras were strung downtown Grand Rapids across the Gillett Pedestrian Bridge Saturday morning as part of the Bras Across the Grand event. The 4th annual Bras Across the Grand event drew approximately 300 people, including 20...

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Local organizations, individuals recognized for community impact

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders recognized and celebrated several individuals and organizations for their positive service in the Grand Rapids community, as part of the GRIL graduation ceremony. The categories for the IMPACT awards are: Youth, Adult, and...

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Women under 40 urged to take control of breast health

by (PPMI)

Submitted 10-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan (PPWNM) is encouraging women under 40 to take control of their breast health during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.   "Early detection saves lives," said Vice...

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A Watershed Moment: Ecofeminism and women's health

by (Scott Kaplan)

Submitted 06-08-2012 under NEWS

On this week’s episode of "A Watershed Moment", we hear from Dr. Julia Mason, Assistant Professor of Women and Gender Studies at Grand Valley State University, on ecofeminism and women’s unique relationship with the environment...

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