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Bridge Street Market, the new market for everyone

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   It was a sunny summer afternoon, my mom, sister and I walked down Bridge Street all the way to the Stocking and visited for the first time the Moctezuma Store, one of the few...

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​Bridge Street Market, nuevo mercado para todos en la calle Bridge

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-04-2018 under OPINION

Leer este artículo en inglés | Read this article in English Era una tarde soleada de verano, mi mamá, hermana y yo bajamos caminando por toda la calle Bridge Street hasta llegar a la Stocking y entramos a la Tienda Moctezuma. Unas personas en la...

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Letter carriers collect record amount of food during Stamp Out Hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, May 13, Grand Rapids letter carriers set a new record for the amount of food collected during the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The 25th annual food drive brought in close to 200,000 pounds of food, donated by Grand Rapids residents....

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Stamp Out Hunger at mailboxes, online this Saturday

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, May 13, the Grand Rapids letter carriers will take part in Stamp Out Hunger, a nationwide food drive now in its 25th year. The food they collect will be donated to Feeding America West Michigan and distributed to people in need...

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Courthouse bench to be dedicated to crime victims in honor of National Crime Victims' Rights Week

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 04-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids, MI – The Kent County Victim Witness Unit is partnering with Silent Observer and Meijer Inc. to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) by dedicating a bench to honor crime victims of Kent County.  The...

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WMCAT to honor nationally-renowned pioneer in design thinking

by (wmcat)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) will honor David Kelley, founder of Stanford University’s d.school and design firm IDEO, for his contributions to design thinking at iBall 2016 on March 18 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel...

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The Paczki Report: Local paczki go head to head

by (Holly)

Submitted 03-03-2014 under OPINION

With fresh donuts from the east side of the state in hand, six local Grand Rapidians set out to compare local options to those considered "authentic" Polish Fat Tuesday fare: the Paczek (or Paczki, if you're indulging in more than one...

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Taking the 10X10 challenge only made sense

by (ChrisFreemanRealtor)

Submitted 08-30-2012 under VOICES

For me, taking the 10X10 Challenge was not a difficult thing for me to do. It actually became both a necessity and an opportunity. Let me explain, starting with the necessity. As I am rocketing towards my twilight years, I have picked up something...

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3rd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner brings exciting keynote speaker Bill Barkeley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

“Our children are the foundation upon which the legacy of Grand Rapids is to be built on,” said this year’s 3rd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner keynote speaker, Bill Barkeley. “They will take us on journey we cannot possibly...

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Grand Rapids Police Department and Jaycees help make the holidays a bit brighter for BGC Club Members

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

The holidays are a special time that bring families together and put smiles on the faces of those awaiting their presents. This year, two events made the holidays a bit brighter for some of Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (...

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