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Passing the Mic: Kaufman Interfaith Institute's Allison Egrin answers, "What tenet of your faith tradition most stands out to you right now?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-24-2021 under VOICES

Brett Townsend, Community Services Specialist at Community Media Center, asks leaders or practitioners in Grand Rapids faith communities: "What tenet of your religious or spiritual tradition most stands out to you right now?" Allison...

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, community partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge The City of Grand Rapids and a group of community partners launched a social media campaign this week aiming to support local businesses during the holiday shopping season....

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-17-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges COVID-19 caution among students as college-tied outbreaks emerge With colleges in and around Kent County reporting COVID-19 outbreaks among students and staff, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is urging...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-03-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer reopens Michigan gyms, allows organized sports to resume Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued executive orders Thursday reopening gyms and pools and allowing organized sports to resume across Michigan. Gyms and pools may begin to reopen for...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-20-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues downward trend About 32 new COVID-19 cases per day are now being reported in Kent County, a weekly average that continues the county's downward case trend over the last two weeks. In the Kent...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-13-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports decline in county’s new COVID-19 cases, urges face covering use for younger students Kent County's rate of new COVID-19 cases has declined since last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD)...

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An approach to Israel-Palestine understanding

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NONPROFITS

Written  by Doug Kindschi, Director Last week a great friend of the interfaith institute and of Grand Valley State University died at age 99.  Seymour Padnos and his wife, Esther, had been generous to the university and to the institute,...

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Community updates: Monday, June 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids to start next phase of service reopenings, end break on metered parking on July 6 Following the holiday weekend, the City of Grand Rapids will resume walk-in service to City Hall offices and end its three-month break on metered...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, May 8 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-08-2020 under NEWS

As of May 8, Kent County has 2,135 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 41 deaths and 732 recoveries. Statewide, there are a confirmed 46,326 cases and 4,393 deaths. Statewide recoveries, last reported May 1, are 15,659. Shared in this May 8 update are...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 17 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-17-2020 under NEWS

Kent County enters the weekend with 420 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 20 related deaths. Statewide, there are 30,023 confirmed cases and 2,227 related deaths. These numbers, reported by the State of Michigan, are as of today, April 17. Shared in this...

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