The Rapidian

public health

American Heart Association Challenges Everyone to Get Moving

by (GRTV)

Submitted 05-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

NPO Showcase sits down with Cindy Bouma, Communications Director of American Heart Association. Cindy says it takes only 30 minutes a day of excercising to decrease chances of high blood pressure and potential heart diesease. Excercising can be as...

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Grand Rapids AIDS Walk + Run celebrates 22nd year, benefits The Grand Rapids Red Project

by (RedProjectGR)

Submitted 08-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Red Project and AIDS Inc. are hosting the 22nd annual AIDS Walk + Run in downtown Grand Rapids, at Rosa Parks Circle, from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Hundreds of participants will walk, run, and just have a good...

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22nd Annual AIDS Walk + Run to eradicate HIV

by (Caitlin Anne)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under

  Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids - 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 13, 2014 The Grand Rapids Red Project and AIDS Inc. are hosting the 22nd annual AIDS Walk + Run in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Hundreds of participants walk, run, and...

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Healing a citi(zen)

by (DowntownGR)

Submitted 01-07-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Kristopher Larson, AICP   The struggle between the values that shape cities can leave indelible marks on the urban landscape. Two of those values which often find themselves in conflict are utility and health, and the design...

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West MI Fractivist: Jeff Smith and the 'People's EPA' indict the oil & gas industry

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 05-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

With a welcoming smile and laid back attitude it’s difficult to imagine that a few short months ago Jeff Smith, founder of Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy (GRIID), was in jail for occupying the downtown office of Wolverine Oil...

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