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Community updates: Thursday, May 20

Submitted 05-20-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders approve 2022 budget; Gov. Whitmer announces lifted outdoor capacity limits in June, no indoor limits in July; and Uptown Grand Rapids continues beautification projects for east side business districts.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is the "Power of Prayer?", part 1

Submitted 05-17-2021 under OPINION

Mary S. asks, “When we talk about the ‘power of prayer,’ does that really work? Please don't get me wrong. I believe in prayer! I just have questions as to how prayer works. What happens to that person that does not believe in prayer? Does God "work" for them too? Why do we pray?”

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What's at the Market: Saturday, May 15, 2021

Submitted 05-14-2021 under NONPROFITS

Things are beginning to heat up outside and at the Market! Come enjoy the fresh air and sunshine as you shop for delicious local fare.

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Community updates: Thursday, May 13

Submitted 05-13-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids receives $75K grant for local Indigenous art along Grand River; ArtPrize shifts away from traditional public vote for 2021 event; and qualifying households now eligible for federally-funded discounts on internet service.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum Presents Exhibition of over 80 American Folk Art Objects

Submitted 05-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition tells the unfolding story of America from its inception to present

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Grand Rapids Grows Green

Submitted 05-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids and local partners work to restore the Grand River by reducing runoff from nearby parks.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Would God get Mad if I Pass Messages from the "Other Side?"

Submitted 05-10-2021 under OPINION

Trisha asks, “Will God send me to hell for being able to hear spirits of people who have passed on to the other side? Would God be mad if I passed those messages to families that have lost someone?”

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National Salvation Army Week Is Underway

Submitted 05-10-2021 under NONPROFITS

National Salvation Army Week is officially here and runs through Sunday. This week is set aside to remind the country of the comprehensive nature of the services The Salvation Army provides to every United States zip code.

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What's at the Market: Saturday, May 8, 2021

Submitted 05-07-2021 under NONPROFITS

Join us for another FULL market day tomorrow! Come on down and check out what this season has to offer.

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The Diatribe launches anti-racist art project to shift narrative of southeast, southwest Grand Rapids

Submitted 05-07-2021 under NEWS

The 49507 Project will transform POC/LGBTQ-led education into large-scale murals and youth poetry performances, aiming to uplift perceptions of the city's 49507 neighborhood.

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