Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive

by (Write616)

Submitted 06-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters Announces 2016 Annual Fund Drive Grand Rapids, MI – Great Lakes Commonwealth of Letters (GLCL) is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Annual Fund Drive for 2016, designed to encourage donations to the...

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Free Tea at Wendy's

by (jpawlik)

Submitted 06-01-2016 under

Join Wendy’s of West Michigan on Friday, June 10th for National Tea Day. Free samples of Wendy’s FruiTea Chillers will be given out at participating Wendy’s restaurants from 11am-7pm. No purchase is necessary to receive a free FriuTea Chiller....

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A Memorial Day your health will remember

by (YMCAofGR)

Submitted 05-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

One of the top three cook-out days of the year, Memorial Day is a day to celebrate outdoors with family, food and friends. You can make your celebration fun AND Healthy by making a few simple choices. Preparing simple, tasty picnic fare from home is...

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Amazing Women of Color to lead OKT events

by (OKT)

Submitted 05-02-2016 under NONPROFITS

As part of its Women of Color strategy, Our Kitchen Table is bringing some amazing women to Grand Rapids to educate and inspire.  May 12: Detroit food justice and media activist, Lottie V. Spady will facilitate OKT's Women of Color Cook,...

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Traverse City students practice faith by packing potatoes in Comstock Park

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-25-2016 under NONPROFITS

Each year 3-4,000 volunteers serve at Feeding America West Michigan. For much of the past decade, that number has included about 100 fifth graders from Immaculate Conception Elementary School, part of the Grand Traverse Area Catholic School system....

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Local First Street Party

by (Local First)

Submitted 04-14-2016 under

The Local First Street Party, presented by Founders Brewing Co., is returning for its 13th year. Get ready to dance, eat, drink, listen, and create at this celebration of local food, music, and beer. This year will feature a wide array of talented...

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Bartertown works to build community through food with new programs, livable wages

by (breensea)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Changes have been brewing at Bartertown Diner, a staple hotspot for the plant-based food community. On March 2, 2016, new owners Thad Cummings and Crystal Lecoy quietly and officially joined the Bartertown team, with a mission of inclusion and...

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Restaurant Review: The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel's Cygnus 27

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 04-07-2016 under OPINION

Located on the 27th floor of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Cygnus 27 has incorporated Latin flavors within the last year to their seasonal menu put forth by Chef Tim Moreno. With a modern minimalist decor and extremely dim (and somehow yellowish...

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Feast to Give

by (Babcockt)

Submitted 04-06-2016 under

Feast to Give is an all day event geared toward raising money and awareness for Heartside Gleaning Initiative. “Feast To Give” will be held April 9th alongside Art.Downtown throughout various restaurants and businesses in downtown Grand...

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The Salted Cupcake brings fresh cupcakes to Grand Rapids daily

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 03-22-2016 under NEWS

Korina Thompson was working at Bonefish Grille and making cupcakes for fun in 2011. After bringing in cupcakes made in her own kitchen, and diners continously asking to purchase her cupcakes, Thompson was inspired to start her own cupcake business...

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