Protesters disrupt planned Labor Day walk

by (jproth1)

Submitted 09-05-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

After a one-year hiatus, the Grand Rapids Labor Day Bridge Walk was back in full stride on Monday, September 4, 2017. As hundreds of participants lined up to start the five-mile walk, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss was disrupted from addressing...

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Instruments of Hope invites all to take meditative walk on International Day of Peace

by (Instruments of Hope)

Submitted 09-15-2015 under NEWS

Instruments of Hope invites all to come and experience the pathway of peace at the Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden in observance of this year's International Day of Peace on Sunday, September 20. Enjoy a peaceful contemplative walk...

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New program for older zoo-goers combines activity with education

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 09-04-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Adults ages 62 and up have a new opportunity to explore Grand Rapids while maintaining their body and mind. The Silver Explorer Series, created by John Ball Zoo and Priority Health, provides seniors with an inexpensive way to learn about and...

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MI Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation to host 1st annual Walk

by (MIPHF)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

PHF PRESS RELEASE  EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT   AUGUST 15th: Awareness WALK & Family Fun Day for Incurable Pediatric Brain Condition  in Grand Rapids, MI               For Immediate Release  ...

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PHF Hydrocephalus Walk MI 2015

by (MIPHF)

Submitted 06-10-2015 under

Join us as we walk in Riverside to raise awareness and funds of Hydrocephalus here in Michigan.  Register by June 30th to get your FREE T-shirt, registration is also FREE!  Check in begins at 10 am, walk begins at 11 am.  Join us...

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Walk for Warmth

by (westmiworks)

Submitted 01-14-2015 under

The hard, cold facts: Heating/fuel expenditures per household are expected to increase due to both higher fuel prices and colder temperatures with an average 14-17% increase over last year. That’s an average increase of $106 to $253 (...

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Mob of Santa Clauses to take over Millennium Park, Dec. 6

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Dec. 6, Grand Rapids’ Millennium Park will be overrun by a mob of Santa Clauses, elves and maybe a few reindeer, all in the name of hunger relief and holiday fun. Proceeds from the Go Santa Go 5K run/walk will be donated to Feeding America...

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Food Bank invites community to kick hunger at Million Meal March 10K

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is inviting the public to raise money and kick hunger on Sept. 27 at the Million Meal March, a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail. Now in its third year, the Million Meal March was created with a single goal: to...

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Monroe Center Architectural Walking Tour

by (Winslow DiPiazza)

Submitted 08-29-2014 under

Depart from the Grand Rapids Art Museum GoSite. We will walk the length of Monroe Center from Pearl Street to Division and back highlighting buildings their architecture and histories.   Special arrangements to tour a building are in the works...

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Million Meal March

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-20-2014 under

Raise Money. Kick Hunger. The Million Meal March is a 10K hike on the White Pine Trail to support Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Participants are encouraged to raise $100, enough to send 400 meals to their neighbors in need. Lunch will be...

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