Community updates: Friday, July 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-02-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools announces Summer Meals program sites Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) has shared its list of sites for this year’s USDA-funded Summer Meals program happening throughout the city. Through the program, children up...

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Government Shutdown: Q&A with Legal Aid's Karen Tjapkes

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the partial government shutdown now in its second month, more and more people are feeling the strain. The impact goes beyond the 800,000 federal workers, including those at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, who missed their second paycheck...

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United Church Outreach Ministry awarded Michigan State University Extension Pyramid Pantry Certificate


Submitted 10-27-2010 under NONPROFITS

On October 6, 2010, United Church Outreach Ministry was awarded the distinction of Pyramid Pantry by Michigan State University Extension. UCOM was selected to take part in a pilot program evaluating the availability of nutritionally sound food...

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[MIDTOWN] Couple's documentation shows shopping local does not need to be costly

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 08-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Rice, canned beans, eggs, sweet potatoes, carrots, cheese, bread and El Matador tortilla chips. These are common items in Amanda Narvaes and Josh Dunigan's pantry, and if they are staples on your shopping list, the couple will tell you it does not...

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Digital Crops Harvested in Michigan

by (grtechpart)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

 I (Doug) spent a couple of hours last Thursday (20-May-10) with Loren Koeman at his office and consulting business of the same name: The Koeman Group. Now to be transparent I wasn't exactly sure what I was going to get out of our meet.  I...

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