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Neighborhood Association to help residents dig into home histories

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 7 at 9:30 a.m the Midtown Neighborhood Association is organizing a field trip to the Grand Rapids Public Library. The purpose will be to research owners houses with guidance from Local History and Special Collections department...

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Catalyst Radio: Home Repair Services fostering DIY culture among homeowners

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW (9:32) On the corner of Division and Highland sits a pale pink, art deco building which houses Home Repair Services. The organization started in 1979 with home repair house calls for low-income families and has grown into six additional...

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Catalyst Radio: Proposed fed budget cuts eliminating national community service to affect thousands in GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Grand Rapids area alone, there are more than 60 AmeriCorps members, 1,000 Senior Corps members and 28,000 K-12 students benefiting from Learn and Serve. These community service programs are administered by the Corporation for National and...

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