The Rapidian

Southtown

LINC celebrates Southtown Square

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NEWS

LINC Community Revitalization has completed Phase Two of their $13 Million Southtown efforts, restoring the block of Hall and Madison which once housed TJ’s Appliances. After the year long construction project, through the record breaking...

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Southtown Guitar works to impact music, community

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

When Dean Wiers-Windemuller decided to open a guitar store, he knew from the get-go that he wanted his business to be different. “I never liked guitar stores before,” says Wiers-Windemuller. "That’s why it feels really weird...

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Rock the block in Southtown

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-04-2013 under NEWS

Two city blocks on Madison Avenue between Hall Street and Gilbert will be blocked off on June 15 to celebrate community and feature local food, giveaways and entertainment for all ages.   The annual event, organized by LINC Community...

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LINC News Bureau set to launch this month

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 01-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

The LINC News Bureau is a project of The Rapidian and LINC designed to bring news to the people of Grand Rapids through the eyes and ears of their fellow citizens. Through training, equipment and support, the bureau is removing barriers that have...

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LINC invites community members to set their news agenda on The Rapidian

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Although LINC just moved to its new building in Madison Square (1167 Madison SE), its spacious community training room has been put to task, hosting dozens of trainings in the last two months. On a sunny Monday evening, LINC staffers Kari Galbreath...

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New timebank In town allows members to join for free

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 10-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Love Movement is a new movement in town that is asking residents to come to their workshops and learn more about timebanking! What is Timebanking? Well it is simply a modern bartering system. For every hour you spend doing something for...

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On your mark, get set, VOTE!!

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 10-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Lighthouse Communities is partnering with Michigan Voice to lead local civic engagement efforts. Michigan Voice is a state based collaboration formed in 2005 to improve long-term coordination and communication among nonprofit civic engagement...

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SMF Grant making is underway!

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

SMF grant review is underway!The curtains are drawn, the applications are in, and the evaluation process for the Southtown Matching Fund has begun. Our Neighborhood Services Department received a number of applications from a variety of nonprofits...

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Let the Southtown Revitalization Continue!

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 07-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

The magnificent Madison Avenue and Hall Streetscape project is currently in the works! Community stakeholders have been anxiously anticipating the construction of a beautiful streetscape in this area and it is exciting to see it actually taking...

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Lighthouse Communities Announces Fall 2009 Southtown Matching Fund

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 09-30-2009 under NONPROFITS

  Lighthouse Communities, Inc. is announcing the Fall 2009 round of the Southtown Matching Fund (SMF), opening October 15 and closing November 2. The Southtown Matching Fund is a competitive grant pool that supports community organizing...

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