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Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Do So Many People Seem Unhappy?

Submitted 12-28-2020 under OPINION

Why do so many people seem so unhappy much of the time?

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Guiding Light Receives $20,000 Grant from SpartanNash Foundation

Submitted 12-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

For the third consecutive year, Guiding Light has received a $20,000 grant from the SpartanNash Foundation, which has provided a total of $70,000 to the nonprofit since 2016.

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A Furious Finish to The Salvation Army Golden Kettle Contest

Submitted 12-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Kentwood City Rotary Club has won The Salvation Army's Golden Kettle Award for 2020. The service club was able to raise enough support for The Army over the last few days prior to Christmas Eve to narrowly claim first place from the Pilots for Christ.

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

WYCE counts down its 2,020 most played songs of 2020, with number one hitting at midnight on New Year’s Day. Closer to, Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, and The Rapidian join forces for a virtual and televised marathon of New Year’s Eve concerts held at Wealthy Theatre from previous years.

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In race to create a COVID-19 vaccine, there is no fast track for approval

Submitted 12-22-2020 under NONPROFITS

Metro Health - University of Michigan Health's Chief Population Health Officer talks about his confidence in COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness.

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Rescue Christmas Updates: Service Clubs near conclusion of Golden Kettle Contest

Submitted 12-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

The final few days are upon The Salvation Army's Golden Kettle contest. Who will win? The Pilots for Christ maintain a solid lead, but changes in the standings are still possible.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Why Do So Many People Need to Believe in Hell?

Submitted 12-21-2020 under OPINION

Linda asks, “Why do humans feel a need to confirm hell exists?”

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Food Pantry and Grocery Store Partner to Provide Christmas Meals

Submitted 12-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

Prompted by a visit to Family Network the day before Thanksgiving, SpartanNash employee creates a new giving program for holiday meals.

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Donations to The Salvation Army of Kent County to double, December 22-24

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army of Kent County’s “Give Once; Bless Twice” initiative returns this year and will provide a match totaling $130,000 for all donations on Dec. 22-24. Remember to support The Salvation Army!

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In Season Report: December 19, 2020

Submitted 12-18-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us this Saturday for our LAST market day of 2020! Come down and wish your favorite vendors the happiest of holidays and stock up on all your local food needs!

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