The Rapidian

Grandville

Making Choices Michigan celebrates National Healthcare Decisions Day

Submitted 04-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Emmy-Award Winning Journalist Cathy Wurzer presents “Convening Community Conversations on Living and Dying,” a special presentation about living as fully as possible in spite of disease and disability

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Comprenew announces expansion into Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew is pleased to announce a significant expansion into the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Northern Wisconsin, which will provide proper electronics recycling services to people in those communities.

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Civil discourse series seeks to cultivate community

Submitted 04-03-2018 under NONPROFITS

Three-part civil discourse series will be held at the Wyoming Branch of the Kent District Library on April 10,17 and 24.

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Former ambassador, Carter Center CEO speaks on global health

Submitted 03-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

Ambassador Mary Ann Peters (ret.), CEO of the Carter Center in Atlanta, talks about global health equity, ethics and eradication on March 26.

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Kurt Elling Jazz Quintet, special guests to perform at St. Cecilia's

Submitted 03-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

Multi-nominated GRAMMY winner Jazz Vocalist Kurt Elling will appear on Thursday, March 22, 2018 for the final Jazz Series Concert this season at St. Cecilia Music Center. He will be performing with his quintet and special guests from Chicago, Trumpeter Marquis Hill and Saxophonist John Wojceichowski

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New Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities CEO has 30 years of experience teaching youth

Submitted 03-13-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

New chief executive officer Roberto Jara will oversee Cook Library Center and the Cook Arts Center

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Spotlight on South Africa as 'Great Decisions' continues

Submitted 03-13-2018 under NONPROFITS

With South Africa at a strategic political crossroads, Ms. Desiree Cormier, a former State Department diplomat, shares her perspective on this strategic U.S. partner.

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The Walk for Good Food: Access celebrates legacy of Hunger Walk with name change

Submitted 03-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

In changing the name of the annual Hunger Walk to the Walk for Good Food, Access of West Michigan celebrates forty years of food reform, looking ahead to future progress.

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Educators on school shootings: 'Arming teachers is not the answer'

Submitted 03-06-2018 under NEWS

President Trump and the NRA have proposed arming teachers as one response to the Parkland, Florida mass school shooting that left 17 dead. Local teachers and principals say it's a bad idea, arguing they need to be armed with more resources to help students, not weapons.

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Jewish Theatre's production of Torch Song Trilogy full of laughter and heartfelt emotion

Submitted 03-05-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The story centers on a New York, Jewish, homosexual, drag queen, torch singer who struggles to cope with the tragic loss of his life partner, learns to be an effective parent to his adopted son and is forced to deal with his own mother’s intolerance.

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