The Rapidian

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The power of neighborhood engagement in driving a movement

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-25-2012 under NONPROFITS

LINC's Neighborhood Engagement team has been an agent for change in our communities. The Believe 2 Become movement is inspiring parents and neighbors to look at the value of education in a new light. This movement is broad in scope and rich in...

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A Year in our Neighborhood: Visual highlights from 2011

by (crestongr)

Submitted 04-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

2011 was an eventful year in the Creston neighborhood for artists, environmentalists, advocates, businessmen, and neighbors alike. In this photo essay, you will see the following stories of the Creston neighborhood unfold. Neighbors gathered to...

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A new beginning: Creston News Bureau

by (crestongr)

Submitted 01-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Creston Neighborhood Association News Bureau sat down for their first training last night. Wanting to give fellow Grand Rapidians an idea of who they are, the members of the bureau interviewed each other and created an article with what they...

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Habitat recipient "pays it forward"

by (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

It started when a speck of shingle stone landed in Michael Bradley's eye. Bradley was volunteering as one of Union High School's Habitat builders. While Bill Moerdyk, a Kent County's Habitat for Humanity ...

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[AUDIO] Joe Taylor Park Set to Open on Grand Rapids' SE Side

by (WYCE_Matt)

Submitted 06-21-2011 under NEWS

West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker speaks with Steve Faber, Executive Director of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks. Faber talks about Baxter neighborhoods' new Joe Taylor Park, opening June 29th, saying the world-class...

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Grand Rapidians discuss Uptown as a collection of businesses and neighborhoods at Rapid Growth forum

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 01-12-2011 under NEWS

Familiar faces from the local media scene, Uptown business owners and local politicians filed into Wealthy Theatre on Wednesday evening for Rapid Growth Media’s speaker series. Originally a panel, the event was restructured as a public...

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[MIDTOWN] Upcoming winter events for Midtown neighbors!

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 01-04-2011 under NONPROFITS

Be on the lookout as Midtown Neighborhood Association staffers prepare residents for several upcoming activities.   Mapping Midtown: Graffiti and vacancies Street by street and door-to-door, our staffers are working to connect with you....

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[MIDTOWN] Project Light Change a boon to community safety

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 09-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Project Light Change is an initiative to distribute compact florescent light bulbs for residential use as a more environmentally friendly, wallet-friendly and long-lasting alternative to incandescent bulbs. Perfect, thought Midtown Neighborhood...

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[MIDTOWN] Donation yoga on the Green every Wednesday

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amber Zidarevich Kilpatrick wears many hats. She is the community organizer for Eastown Community Association, a Midtown Neighborhood Association board member, an instructor at Seva Yoga, a wife and a mother to a 10-month old. Since May, Amber has...

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[MIDTOWN] MNA to help publicize your Midtown event

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

Summer is buzzing with activities, from yard sales to block parties to kickball games on the Green. If you are planning an event or know of one coming up in Midtown, we can help get the word out to your neighbors. Just log onto Facebook and fill out...

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