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2010 Environmental Issues Congressional Forum

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 10-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council is presenting the 2010 Environmental Issues Congressional Forum with candidates from the Second and Third Michigan Congressional Districts on October 12 at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville at 6 p....

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Artist Maya Lin lectures about past and current work to a packed crowd at the GRAM

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-02-2010 under NEWS

A couple hundred tushes warmed 275 seats, plastic and winged, to receive Maya Lin this evening at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. The artist is best known nationally for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. In Grand Rapids, "Ecliptic"...

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[MIDTOWN] Project Light Change a boon to community safety

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 09-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Project Light Change is an initiative to distribute compact florescent light bulbs for residential use as a more environmentally friendly, wallet-friendly and long-lasting alternative to incandescent bulbs. Perfect, thought Midtown Neighborhood...

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WMEAC and Local Partners Light the Way for Recycling CFLs

by (stevendavison)

Submitted 08-26-2010 under NEWS

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council is continuing the community education initiative it began earlier this year with Project Light Change. Recycling compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) is the focus of the latest phase of the project. “...

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Does Your Spiritual Life Include WATER?

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 08-05-2010 under NONPROFITS

Ancient Chinese teacher Lao Tzu said, “The greatest good is like water that nourishes all things.” Philosopher Sara Leeland, PhD will explain how we can enhance spiritual life flow by developing gratitude for the water in our lives. Leeland...

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Internationally Acclaimed Artist for ArtPrize 2010

by (UICA)

Submitted 06-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

UICA is proud to announce that we will be exhibiting work by internationally acclaimed artist, Chris Jordan, for ArtPrize 2010. Jordan's main piece for ArtPrize, entitled Gyre, is a 8-foot by 11-foot photograph which depicts a wave made from 2....

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As Different As Different Can Be

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Rachel and Kaitlyn were born on the same day, of the same parents, raised in the same environment; yet as you can see - on their birthday bikes, at three years of age, they are as different as different can be.  Even the most cursory look...

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Seven Grand Rapids Dominicans Among Thousands in Manhattan Peace Activities

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Seven Grand Rapids Dominicans--Mary Pat Beatty, Carol Gilbert, Barbara Hansen, Ardeth Platte, Jean Reimer, Alice Wittenbach and Lucianne Siers--gathered in Manhattan's uptown during rush hour on April 30th to begin three days of activities...

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Peter Wege Releases New Book, "Economicology II"

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation hosted a press conference today, to announce the release of Peter Wege's newest book, "Economicology II."  Local media were well represented, including WGVU's Shelley Irwin, GR Press and several local television news...

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West Michigan Environmental Action Council Hosting "Tapped" the movie.

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, February 11 at 6:30pm the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will be hosting a screening of Tapped at the Wealthy Theater. Tapped is a film by Stephanie Soechtig who worked on the Planet Earth series. It is produced...

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