Local architect and urban designer works to reimagine Grand Rapids

by (Renato)

Submitted 12-10-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Mark Miller is in the business of city building. And he and his associates at Nederveld, Inc. are hoping to continue reimagining the City of Grand Rapids. While working at Nederveld, Inc. as a senior architect and urban designer, he has worked on...

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Relief & development organization changes name

by (worldrenew)

Submitted 09-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

The change, after vigorous debate and ultimate approval among the organization’s stakeholders in the last year, became a clear choice that received the endorsement of Synod, the Christian Reformed denomination’s decision-making body, in...

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Catalyst Radio: Rays of Hope brings relief to Haiti

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW (10:03) Kim Sorrelle of Rays of Hope for Haiti joins us on air to talk about their relief efforts in Haiti and around the world. A year after the...

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Catalyst Radio: GR GiveCamp taking apps from nonprofits in need of custom web tools

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (9:58) Ross Hunter, tech volunteer and web developer, is in the studio to talk about GR GiveCamp, a volunteer event by the tech community to put...

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CRC Extends its Green Footprint

by (crcna)

Submitted 07-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

Trees will be planted, a walking path put in, and a small, gravel parking lot will be installed this summer on a four-acre plot of land that sits next to the Grand Rapids, Mich., office of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Purchased...

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Catalyst Radio: GR Web Dev brings together techies of all persuasions

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure!   INTERVIEW (10:33) Two facilitators from the Grand Rapids Web Development Group, Ben Rausch and Ross Hunter, join us on air to explain this hot young gun on the...

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Grand Rapidians discuss Uptown as a collection of businesses and neighborhoods at Rapid Growth forum

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-13-2011 under NEWS

Familiar faces from the local media scene, Uptown business owners and local politicians filed into Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday evening for Rapid Growth Media’s speaker series. Originally a panel, the event was restructured as a public...

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Returned Peace Corps volunteers to plan local celebrations for PC's 50th anniversary at Ming Ten

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-21-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Returned Peace Corps volunteer groups are in nearly every region of the country, and there are numerous RPCVs studding West Michigan. Tomorrow at 7 p.m., they will break bread (or snake around the buffet trays) at Ming Ten (2090 Celebration NE...

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DSAWM observes National Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October

by (DSAWM)

Submitted 10-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM) in conjunction with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) invites the community to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in recognition of the many achievements and abilities...

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In studio: Uma Mishra returns from Ghana, water filters installed

by (WYCE)

Submitted 09-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Uma Mishra of the GVSU Ghana Nsu Project joined us in June prior to her trip to Ghana. She has just returned from Atekyedo, the Ghanean village where she collaborated to install 30 water filters. She shares how she adapted communication to...

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