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Local dojo works to increase community wellness with Kickstarter

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Daniel Muschiana, owner/partner of local martial arts studio Shen & Kyoseikan Dojo, continues to seek ways to integrate the healing arts into his local neighborhood. Shen Dojo was previously located in the Heartside Neighborhood on...

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Grand Rapids resident to be honored with prestigious Athena Award from U of M

by (erictank)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

Lorissa MacAllister, president and founder of Enviah consulting and research firm in Cascade township will be honored with the 2014 Athena Award on Saturday, March 29 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  MacAllister is being recognized...

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Catalyst Radio: Adaptive Sports program at Mary Free Bed offers activity beyond rehab

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW We highlight in this edition of Catalyst Radio the Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports Department of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network. Joining us in...

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Mary Free Bed and West Michigan Adaptive Diving hold diving clinic

by (jsanders12424)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

As one of the few rehabilitation hospitals in Michigan, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital offers unique services to the Grand Rapids area. As Mary Free Bed’s website states, it “strives for excellence, collaborates to achieve results...

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Dreams and Wings touches down, soars in Grand Rapids

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NEWS

Jack Lewis had always been adventurous. As a teen growing up on a farm, he rode horses bareback. As a young man, he drove race cars.  Then the accident happened. In 1981 Lewis, then 37, was working under his jacked-up pickup truck. The truck...

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Connie Jones’ lifestyle changes led her to the American Heart Association

by (American Heart ...)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under NONPROFITS

Connie Jones of Grand Rapids is fun-loving and supporting of anyone who asks for her help in their health journey. She is motivated now to stay healthy though she wasn’t always that way. When she was 47 years old, she weighed 400 pounds and...

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