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Catalyst Radio: Indian Trails Camp beneficiary of Hat Trick Concert tonight

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Submitted 04-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This is an abbreviated version of Catalyst Radio. WYCE fund drive ended last Friday, and the Catalyst Radio spot was donated to the cause. Concurrent to the spring drive are WYCE's Hat Trick Concerts, benefits for nonprofits in the area....

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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian reporter Roberta King to contribute 50 articles in 2011

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-18-2011 under NONPROFITS

Inspirational Rapidian reporter Roberta King is in the Catalyst Radio studio this week. We hear what inspires her, what she covers and why she has set an ambitious goal of publishing 50 articles before the end of 2011. For a sampling of Roberta's...

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Catalyst Radio: Carol's Ferals equips cat lovers with education and tools to help ferals

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Feral cats mate three times a year, and every cat can spawn thousands of feral kittens over the course of just a few years. Carol Manos of Carol's Ferals joins us on air today to talk about where the problem of feral cats comes from and how she and...

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Catalyst Radio: Center for Inquiry, an organization for critical thinking

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Submitted 11-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Jennifer Beahan joins us on air to explain the goals of Center for Inquiry. Although based in Grand Rapids and with a small staff of two, CFI actually serves all of Michigan, organizing events in Muskegon, Detroit and many more cities...

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In studio: Healthy Homes Coalition

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining us in studio is Healthy Homes Coalition, a nonprofit centered on ensuring environmentally safe homes with children. The featured song is "No One to Steer" from Four Finger Five's album 2:22.   MEDIA ANALYSIS Google to offer  new...

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In studio: Lisa Rose Starner

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week, Catalyst Radio speaks with Lisa Rose Starner, author of The Local Beet on The Rapidian. The featured song is "Harvest The Bounty" by Phil WIntermute from the compilation "Something Fresh." MEDIA ANALYSIS Twitter more...

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In studio: Literacy Center of West Michigan

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-14-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week on Catalyst Radio, Chris Belding of the Literacy Center of West Michigan joins us in studio. The featured song is "Who Cares?" from local musician Nicholas James Thomasma's newest release, Barefoot. MEDIA ANALYSIS Wired, BitsNick...

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In studio: Boys & Girls Clubs of GR Youth Commonwealth

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining us on the air are Andrew Page and Sarah Navis of Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth. This week's featured song is "Double Shot" from Sam Stryke's newest album, Brunch. Stryke is a pianist with roots in Grand...

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Catalyst Radio and The Rapidian partner for on-air media analysis and local happenings

by (Lindy.G)

Submitted 05-04-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Two programs of Community Media Center—Catalyst Radio and The Rapidian—have joined forces in bringing media, media news, and highlights on local nonprofits to the Grand Rapids community. Some of you may have noticed...

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In studio: Fulton Street Farmers Market

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining Catalyst Radio in studio this week is Melissa Harrington, director of the Fulton Street Farmers Market. Music featured this week comes from Balkan Beat Box with the title cut from their new disc, Blue Eyed Black Boy.   MEDIA ANALYSIS...

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