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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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A Watershed Moment: Sustainability at Pilgrim Manor

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 03-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

On this episode of A Watershed Moment, we hear from Carol Parsaca, Sustainability Manager for the Pilgrim Manor Retirement Community on Grand Rapids' northeast side. Parsaca leads the organization and its residents in practices that...

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A Watershed Moment: Living with a smart grid

by (Karie Schulenburg)

Submitted 02-09-2012 under NEWS

On this episode of A Watershed Moment, we hear from Dr. Ian Hiskens, the Vennema Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Hiskens spoke on the panel at the Smart Grid Energy Forum hosted in January by the West Michigan...

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Catalyst Radio: Summer media camps for teens to produce music videos and modern take on Aesop's Fables

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

One of the AniJam projects from April Showers.   INTERVIEW (10:40) The CMC's own Gretchen Vinnedge and Lynn McKeown of the education department share all the cool summer camps they have planned, from teaching teens how to create their own music...

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Peace pole installation at Wealthy Theatre in honor of Dirk Koning

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NEWS

On a gray noon, the beats of Badenya caromed through Wealthy Theatre as a small crowd gathered for the Earth Day peace pole dedication ceremony. The peace pole was the closing chapter of a memorial to Dirk Koning, the first executive director of the...

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Glance at the Past - Electric Light Baths

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

In this episode of Glance at the Past, learn about the Electric Light Baths used to make people feel frisky and tan. John H. Kellogg first developed this idea to be used in his sanitarium.

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Glance at the Past - Deadly Diseases

by (WYCE)

Submitted 04-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

A brief history of the types of diseases and number of deaths is told from Secretary Wilson's 1898 Board of Health report.

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Stability through Innovation: Securing the Wealthy Theatre’s Next 100 Years

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

Stability through Innovation: Securing the Wealthy Theatre’s Next 100 YearsBy Erin Wilson, Theatre DirectorWealthy Theatre, in Grand Rapids, MI, designed by prolific architect Pierre Lindhout (1891-1940), turns 100 in 2011. Operated by Grand Rapids...

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