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Catalyst Radio: Red Project's AIDS Walk on Oct. 13 to help fund projects such as needle exchange program

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-05-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we learn about the Grand Rapids Red Project, and its effort in prevention of and testing for HIV/AIDS and...

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Community Media Center competes for up to $250,000 in national funding competition

by (grcmc)

Submitted 09-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Community Media Center (CMC) is competing with hundreds of other charities and nonprofits nationwide in the Chase Community Giving competition which will share $5M in grants with the top 196 winning nonprofits, based on public vote...

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Wealthy Theatre's blueprint for survival seeks funding in its final months

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 09-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

"For us, the history of this place... is the one constant," says Erin Wilson, director of Wealthy Theatre. "It's the future that we're responsible for, as stewards of this place. And that is a great responsibility." The...

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Amy Goodman to speak at Wealthy Theatre September 18

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 08-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

Amy Goodman will take the stage on Sept. 18, 2012 at noon to talk about the 2012 elections and community media at the Wealthy Theatre, a service of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center (GRCMC).  Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman is well...

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Catalyst Radio: Phoenix Society provides peer support opportunities for burn survivors

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This episode of Catalyst Radio highlights the national nonprofit organization Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, which is headquartered here in...

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Catalyst Radio: State of Opportunity radio project examines poverty in Michigan

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-20-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we explore a new radio journalism project called the State of Opportunity, which examines poverty in Michigan and...

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Glance at the Past - Lettuce Under Glass

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-20-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.  

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Catalyst Radio: Rapidian staff go live on WYCE to raise funds

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-27-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This week on Catalyst Radio we depart from our regular format in order to go live on WYCE for The Rapidian's first-ever fund drive. We are...

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Nonprofit professionals go head to head in karaoke battle May 4

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 04-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

Lets get ready to RRRRRRRRUMBLE!!! On Friday, May 4th 2012, young nonprofit professionals from 11 local organizations will take the stage at Wealthy Theater to express their nonprofits’ missions, visions and values...through song. Think...

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A Watershed Moment: Stormwater management in Grand Rapids

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 03-23-2012 under NEWS

Before Michigan was settled, natural drainage created many wetlands in the state. As inhabitants came, water was drained in order to avoid disease and make room for arable land. This was done by building straight and deep ditches which swiftly moved...

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