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Grand Rapids City Commission holds forum to involve public opinion on City Manager candidates

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 02-06-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

The finalists for the race of Grand Rapids city manager got together on Monday, February 5 in the Wealthy Theatre for a forum open to the public in order to answer questions on different issues relating to serving as city manager of Grand Rapids....

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City Manager forum only opportunity for residents to meet candidates

by (Russell Olmsted)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under OPINION

Current City Manager Greg Sundstrom will officially retire in February following 8 years on the job and over three decades working for the city of Grand Rapids. This will mark only the second time in the last 30 years the city has hired a new...

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Monthly forum aims to educate, strengthen ties in Grand Rapids' music community

by (Briana)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

On Monday, March 28, 2016 on the Northwest side, a small, eager group of members of the local music community crowded into a recording space in Grand River Studios. They were gathered to hear the latest in a series of conversations about Grand...

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Students to host neighborhood forum for Grandville Avenue mural project

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

Local students from the Supporting Our Leaders (SOL) Youth Program at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan will be hosting a neighborhood forum on Friday, February 26 to discuss a new mural along Grandville Avenue. Each year the SOL Peer Leaders...

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Grab coffee with neighbors every Friday at East Hills

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NEWS

For over 20 years, neighbors, members of the community and city leaders have been meeting at the East Hills Council of Neighbors every Friday morning to talk about various things going on in the neighborhood and the city. The event is open to anyone...

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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‚Äôs speaker series. Originally a panel, the event was restructured as a public...

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Local Artist-Photographer Terry Johnston Hosts Free Artist Photoshoot

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids freelance photographer and local arts advocate Terry Johnston is excited about a new, personal project, focusing on "starving artists" - a condition Johnston describes as "a very real possibility when a community doesn't value its local...

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All Souls Community Church Forum: Ethical Consumerism

by (ascc)

Submitted 10-28-2009 under NONPROFITS

  All Souls Community Church of West Michigan is a local Unitarian Universalist congregation. As Unitarian Universalist, we hold to certain core principles such as the inherent worth and dignity of every person and, in our human relations we...

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