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Story Matters: Grand Rapids community leaders remember Peter Wege

by (grcmc)

Submitted 07-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

As our community says goodbye this week to Peter M. Wege, much loved philanthropist in our community with passions for education, the environment, and much more, we dedicated a special edition of Story Matters as a tribute to his life. We asked a...

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Peter Wege - The Loss of an Environmental Hero

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 07-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

This morning, we were saddened to learn the passing of one of West Michigan’s most forward thinking and generous people, Peter Wege. Peter Wege founded the Wege Foundation in the 1967, which is among the nation's most dedicated and...

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Catalyst Radio: Wege Speaker Series bringing to town wind energy expert Tom Kiernan

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 04-18-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we have the opportunity to talk to the featured guest at this year’s upcoming Wege Speaker Series on...

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Glance at the Past - Wealthy Theatre

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

Wealthy Theatre was first opened in 1911.  It has seen it's share of ups and downs over the last 100 years.  This episode of Glance at the Past takes you through it's history of closures, imminent demolition, and its glorious...

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Uncivil disobedience: Thoughts on recent vandalism from a former Wealthy Street business owner

by (geobay3)

Submitted 02-07-2011 under OPINION

In the wake of continuing vandalism in the Wealthy Street business district, I feel compelled to offer another take on the so-called gentrification of the area. As a lifelong resident of Delaware, I moved here in 1988 to open my first art gallery on...

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Stability through Innovation: Securing the Wealthy Theatre’s Next 100 Years

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

Stability through Innovation: Securing the Wealthy Theatre’s Next 100 YearsBy Erin Wilson, Theatre DirectorWealthy Theatre, in Grand Rapids, MI, designed by prolific architect Pierre Lindhout (1891-1940), turns 100 in 2011. Operated by Grand Rapids...

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