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Metro Health

Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition ditches cars to walk, ride or roll during sixth annual Active Commute Week

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 06-06-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to not start your engines. The Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition’s (GGRBC) Active Commute Week takes place Monday, June 12 through Friday, June 16. Whether it’s cruising on a bicycle or hopping on...

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Poverty simulation asks, "What could we do differently?"

by (Access of West ...)

Submitted 02-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Reading a news article about someone living in poverty is one thing. Actually experiencing it is another. Thursday afternoon on February 9, Metro Health Hospital Services hosted a poverty simulation workshop with Access of West Michigan. The goal...

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UCOM brings healthy, local food to Wyoming community

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

United Church Outreach Ministry is doing more than just fighting hunger in their Wyoming community. They’re on a mission to help their neighbors build healthy lifestyles, starting with the food they eat. Program director Shawn Keener has been...

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KVO/CBOT working together with Michigan State University and Metro Health

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 05-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

 The Rogers CBOT classroom, part of the KVO&CBOT program, spent nine weeks learning about health and nutrition through the Michigan State University Extensions located at 775 Ball Ave NE in Grand Rapids.  According to their website the...

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