Archive For April 30, 2017

Could Grand Rapids Become the Next Silicon Valley?

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Could Grand Rapids Become the Next Silicon Valley?

Ask anyone about Grand Rapids, Michigan and they will most likely not tell you that it is considered be the Silicon Valley of the Midwest.  But could it be?  We certainly cannot call Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, or Elon Musk one of our own, but do not count Grand Rapids out as a future tech…

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Hundreds Participate in People’s Climate March in Downtown Grand Rapids

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Hundreds Participate in People’s Climate March in Downtown Grand Rapids

A few hundred people marched in downtown Grand Rapids Saturday in what has been called across the nation as the People’s Climate March. Parents brought their children hoping it will inspire them to be aware of how the potential change in the climate may affect them as they grow older. Many who attended the march…

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400 Volunteers Plant Trees With Grand Rapids Mayor

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400 Volunteers Plant Trees With Grand Rapids Mayor

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss celebrated Ann Arbor day with 500 volunteers planting trees.  The event was part of Mayor Bliss’s Greening initiative. The event took place at Martin Luther King Jr. Park and its surrounding neighborhood on the SE side of Grand Rapids. The event was the result of a partnership between the Friends…

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