The Rapidian


Life EMS Ambulance exchanges ambulance fee for volunteer work

by (mackenziebush13)

Submitted 04-03-2015 under NEWS

Life EMS Ambulance knows that sometimes the struggle of paying off ambulance bills can be just as difficult as recuperating from an illness or injury. The locally owned and operated company has opened up several options to help those in need pay...

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Local companies running with it: Gazelle Girl Half Marathon & 5k for employee wellness

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

With the recent changes in healthcare policy and the rising healthcare costs in the workplace, employers are getting creative and inspiring healthy lifestyles among their employees. Local employers are endorsing employee participation in races like...

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Food Bank client conquers chronic illness with nutrition

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Streams of Hope, a partner agency of Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank, is helping clients manage chronic illnesses through exercise, nutrition, and encouragement. Learn more about the Nutritional Options for Wellness program at...

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Women of God

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 10-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Women of God: Catholic Sisters in the United StatesPresenter: Mary Navarre, OPDate and Time: Saturday, October 27; 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cost: $35.00 - To register online CLICK HERE , or by phone at the DCM Front Desk at 616.454.1241 (Option 5...

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Abortion the hot topic at city commission meeting

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 06-13-2012 under NEWS

About thirty members of the community addressed the City Commission Tuesday night, all coming to Mulick Park Elementary School (1761 Rosewood Ave) on the southeast side of the city over the issue of abortion and the city's coverage of the...

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City Commission year-end meeting covers multiple topics

by (mira477)

Submitted 12-21-2011 under NEWS

Large white fluffy snowflakes sprinkled the city streets as Mayor Heartwell and the Grand Rapids City Commission gathered for their last meeting of 2011 Tuesday night. The agenda was full of year-end discussion points. This included...

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A matter of life and death: GRCC students share perspectives on "Bodies Revealed"

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-09-2011 under OPINION

This article was written and edited by David Fortuna, Tanisha Hill, Joe Sagorski, Craig Scougale, and Jose Torres for EN 102-1593 at GRCC. Grand Rapids is considered by some to be a dying city, but these days the city is gaining attention from...

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New Children's Hospital: Healthy Boost for Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-09-2010 under NEWS

A well-designed structure should reflect the place where it is built, the people that will utilize it and a give a sense of its purpose. The new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital, which opens to patients on January 11, 2011 speaks volumes about place...

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Children's Hospital Offers Preview to Community

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NEWS

People in Grand Rapids will never have the opportunity to see the new Helen DeVos Children's Hospital like they will on Saturday, December 4 when the nearly completed facility opens its doors for public viewing. Starting at 8 a.m. people will be...

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