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Pivot Through Adversity and Join The Salvation Army of Kent County's Virtual Red Shield Event on April 14.

Submitted 04-07-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join The Salvation Army of Kent County from the comfort of your own couch and spend the evening being inspired. The Salvation Army’s seventh annual Red Shield Event is going virtual this year for the first time and the community is invited to attend on Wednesday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.

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City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be joined by Deborah Prato, new Rapid CEO

Submitted 04-05-2021 under NEWS

Get to know Deborah as she starts her journey with our regions transit authority!

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Help! My Supervisor is Evil!

Submitted 04-05-2021 under OPINION

Lisa L. asks, “I have just been fired from my job at a small company. my direct supervisor made my life a living hell and I have a stack of emails and other documentation to prove this. Is it unethical to speak the truth about what happened to me?

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Eastown family forges new path during the pandemic

Submitted 04-02-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

The uncertainty created by COVID has given us all an opportunity to think outside the box. Seizing the day during these topsy-turvy times has become job one for the VanderWoudes of Eastown.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, April 3, 2021

Submitted 04-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

Well hello April! It’s looking like it will be another gorgeous weekend here in Grand Rapids, so get outside and come support local farm, food businesses and artisans at the Market!

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Community updates: Friday, April 2

Submitted 04-02-2021 under NEWS

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic exceeds 100,000 shots after expanding eligibility to ages 16 and older; The Rapid begins free vaccine clinic shuttle service; Grand Rapids Public Schools delays expansion of in-person learning days for K-8 students; and more.

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Building Connection, Sharing Stories, and Measuring It

Submitted 04-01-2021 under NONPROFITS

At the intersection of neighboring, sociology, and community art, Dwelling Place tests a new way to unlock data that foster stronger communities

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Passing the Mic: At-Tawheed Islamic Center's Muneeba Khan answers, "What aspect of your tradition has been the most difficult within the last year?"

Submitted 03-30-2021 under VOICES

Muneeba Khan, Islamic practitioner, responds to Allison Egrin, Jewish practitioner.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Do You Identify the Messiah?

Submitted 03-29-2021 under OPINION

Joseph P. asks, “I was wondering if any other religions (Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, etc.) are anticipating the appearance of a Messiah and, perhaps even more important, what criteria will they use to verify that the individual claiming to be the Messiah really is the Messiah?”

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What's at the Market: Saturday, March 27, 2021

Submitted 03-26-2021 under NONPROFITS

Only ONE month left to shop during Second Season! Head down to the Market this weekend and shop from over 45 vendors tomorrow and show them your support!

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