Roosevelt Park

New banners for Grandville business corridor

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 04-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grandville Avenue will be showcasing a bright new symbol this summer as the Grandville Avenue Business Association has developed light post banners to hang along a 1.5-mile stretch of the business corridor. The banners were created in partnership...

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Habitat for Humanity of Kent County announces $20+ million Plaza Roosevelt Redevelopment Project

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Habitat Kent’s most ambitious project to date, Plaza Roosevelt is a comprehensive redevelopment project that will invest more than $20 million to reinvigorate one square block bounded by Rumsey Street, Grandville Avenue, Graham Street and...

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Habitat Kent and Lowe's Partner to Revitalize Roosevelt Park

by (habitatkent)

Submitted 06-08-2015 under

25 volunteers from Lowe's and the Roosevelt Park community will join forces with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County on June 10 to revitalize a Roosevelt Park neighborhood. Lowe’s awarded Habitat Kent a $35,500 grant to help complete the...

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Habitat for Humanity, SiTE:LAB unite in Roosevelt Park

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, July 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Habitat for Humanity of Kent County will host the Grandville Avenue Arts Cookout in partnership with SiTE:LAB and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. The event will celebrate a new partnership...

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Local teens map neighborhood assets in leadership training

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 03-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 16 teens from across the community in the Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders GRIL U program were seen walking the Roosevelt Park and Madison Square neighborhoods looking for assets. These young leaders have been going through...

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Cub reporters visit Big Sid's Cat Sanctuary

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Giselle, Age 11 The Cub Reporters went to Big Sid’s Sanctuary an Friday February 15th, 2013. They asked many questions like how many cats they have. They have over 125 cats in one building. Some of the cats had ringworm, other cats had feline...

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Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

by (The Spoke Folks)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a Tuesday night down at The Spoke Folks and the shop is relatively quiet. Jay and Cari Niewiek, early members, are working away on small projects to liven up the garage and Keean Mansour, the volunteer head, is fixing up an old donated...

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Youth reporters rename Press Club to honor Andy Angelo

by (GAAH)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Regular readers of The Rapidian have seen a number of postings from the GAAH Press Club in recent years. The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of our dear friend and longtime board member who passed away on...

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Catalyst Radio: Clemente Skatepark commitee raising awareness of fundraising efforts

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Chris Gray from the Clemente Skatepark Committee is on air with us. In the last year, tickets issued to skateboarders for using public facilities for the sport has increased from three to 43. With each subsequent ticket fee doubling, there is a need...

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