History

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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The piggeries: Grand Rapids' first recycling program

by (crestongr)

Submitted 10-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

In the early years of the City of Grand Rapids there was no systematic method of garbage collection. Most families disposed of their household waste by throwing it to livestock, or dumping it into abandoned wells or even directly into the Grand...

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We need immigrants

by (Benjamin Siekmeier)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under OPINION

Javier*, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, just got back from Guatemala 10 days ago. He had been deported a year and a half ago after he lost the case for his papers. Everybody knew he would come back. He is a noble man who would never abandon his wife and...

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Glance at the Past - Michigan Trust Building

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.  

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Glance at the Past - Civic Auditorium

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

Glance at the Past is a local history radio project presented by Grand Rapids Historical Commission and the Grand Rapids Community Media Center. It's written and voiced by award-winning local historian Diana Barrett.    

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Celtic pilgrimage to sacred places

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, is sponsoring a tour of England and Scotland, with a focus on the history of Celtic spirituality and mysticism.  Highlights of this pilgrimage include London...

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Through a Jewish lens

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

From February 1 - May 2, 2012, Dominican Center at Marywood  is offering a 13-week program that will study the interfaith discussion of soul traits from the wisdom of the Hebrew Scripture and rabbinical writings. This is a 13-week course...

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Discover legendary St. Mark Episcopal Church's 175-year-old history

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 01-11-2012 under NONPROFITS

Join us Thursday evening, January 12 as we explore the legendary history of St. Mark Episcopal Church, a proud downtown landmark that can trace its beginnings to 1836.  Called the church of mayors, St. Mark's members have been longtime...

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Glance at the Past - Old Plank Road

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Plank Road connected Kalamazoo to Grand Rapids, its thriving neighbor to the north. This 19th century middle passage finally limited the more than 30 mile trip to a single day's journey. "Glance at the Past" is a collaboration...

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Glance at the Past - Fire Bell

by (WYCE)

Submitted 11-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

This bell still stands at the entrance of Grand Rapids Public Museum. Learn about its rich history with Grand Rapids Fire Department on this episode of Glance at the Past!

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