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Local Leukemia and Lymphoma Society begins recruitment for the next West Michigan Man, Woman of the Year

Submitted 07-23-2018 under NEWS

Candidate recruitment is actively underway at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of West Michigan. This will be the fifth year for the 10-week Man and Woman of the Year (MWOY) campaign in Grand Rapids. Yearly, all across the country, dedicated candidates engage in this exciting competition.

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Catalyst Radio: What's trending on The Rapidian Recap show

Submitted 07-20-2018 under NEWS

Rapidian Managing Editor Kiran Sood Patel and Community Engagement Specialist Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard discuss recent article highlights that can be found at TheRapidian.org.

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City, health officials show up to talk Westside cancer concerns to sparse resident attendance

Submitted 07-20-2018 under NEWS

Alicynne Glazier, the public health epidemiologist newly hired by the Kent County Health Department, still gave her presentation to both groups, explaining the process and guidelines the KCHD follows for addressing concerns at the July 19, 2018 meeting at Servants Community Church.

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Join the Community Media Center for an Open House this Saturday

Submitted 07-18-2018 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Media Center will host an Open House on July 21 to give community members a chance to dive into our storytelling platforms. There will also be a free showing of Coco beginning at 2:30 p.m.

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Parades, protest, politicians: Fourth of July in greater Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-05-2018 under NEWS

Photo gallery from the Hollyhock Lane and East Grand Rapids parades.

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Seven people arrested for protesting in Grand Rapids

Submitted 06-28-2018 under NEWS

Seven people were arrested for blocking the intersection of Michigan and Ottawa in Grand Rapids in protest against Kent County's contract with ICE.

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Protesters against ICE take over Kent County commission meeting

Submitted 06-28-2018 under NEWS

Over 120 people protested outside at Calder Plaza and at the Kent County Board of Commissioners meeting on June 28, 2018 against Kent County's contract with ICE and the detaining of undocumented immigrants.

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ArtPrize announces changes as tenth anniversary approaches this fall

Submitted 06-21-2018 under NEWS

ArtPrize announced this afternoon the celebration will switch to every other year after ArtPrize 10 takes place this fall.

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Protesters demand Bethany Christian Services end contract after accepting separated children from U.S. border

Submitted 06-21-2018 under NEWS

On Wednesday June 20, 2018 protestors gathered, demanding that Bethany end their federal contract with the Office of Refugees until ICE stops separating families.

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

Free festival offers live music along with food, drinks, and a chance to learn more about stewardship of the Michigan's waters and environment.

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