Moral Ground 2010: Presidential Recycling

by (Apion)

Submitted 10-18-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

"Yes. Now if you would have asked me that question back in Pennsylvania I would have still answered yes, but I would not have been able to answer how in specifics." ~ Steven Ender, Ed.D., President of Grand Rapids Community College   "Moral...

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Mayors’ Seventh Annual Grand River Clean Up pulls 15,689 pounds of trash from watershed

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 10-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Mayors’ Seventh Annual Grand River Clean Up brought together 202 volunteers on Saturday, October 9 to collect a total of 15,689 lbs of trash from 10 miles of Grand River watershed, according to refuse data from the four participating...

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Asking Grand Rapids the 'Moral Ground' question

by (mlesert)

Submitted 10-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Do we have a moral or ethical responsibility to preserve the planet for the future? This question is at the heart of a new book, "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril," and a series of town hall meetings taking place across the nation...

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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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