The Rapidian

Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell

Literacy Center of West Michigan moves into 2015 with new director

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has been fostering the advancement of literacy in and around Grand Rapids for over 25 years. A mostly volunteer supported initiative, the organization has been part of the fabric of West Michigan through its...

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Grand Rapids Mayor answers citizen concerns live on GRTV, The Rapidian

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Got a question for Mayor Heartwell? Ask it every month on City Connection! Every month, local citizens have an opportunity to interact with Grand Rapid's most prominent elected official. This Monday evening at 5:00, Mayor Heartwell answered...

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National Right to Literacy Scroll Comes to Grand Rapids

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 09-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan has received the national Right to Literacy Scroll and will seek signatures from Grand Rapids residents to show their support for literacy and volunteering.  The Scroll has traveled to over 100 cities and...

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Mayor wins Climate Protection Award for Grand Rapids

by (mcolborn)

Submitted 07-08-2012 under NEWS

Mayor George Heartwell’s heart for the people of Grand Rapids and his view that caring for the environment is a matter of morals catapulted the city to the top honor as 2012 US Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Award Winner for...

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