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After 7 years of service, GRPS Superintendant Teresa Weatherall Neal announces her retirement.

Community members gather for a 9/11 memorial service at the Ford Museum.

Shawn Luckett fishes in a pond off the Grand River.

Fashion is on display at A Night of Couture & Culture hosted by Delasie.

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North Monroe

Neighborhoods of GR: Making Monroe North a riverside destination

Capitalization on the River, a continued focus on encouraging mixed-use developments, and promoting urban densities. These are the key elements attracting visitors, residents, and businesses to the Monroe North neighborhood.

Swift

UIX: Sustainable printing in Grand Rapids goes back decades before B Corps were cool

Printers hold a responsibility to their clients, the community, and the environment. As a B Corporation, Swift Printing takes that one step further, putting people and planet over profits. Meanwhile, Crop Marks pushes for environmental sustainability in everything it produces, which is quite a lot.

Amy Action

RapidChat: Amy Acton on being a burn survivor, the importance of peer support, and more

At the age of 18, Amy Acton suffered from an electrical burn. She reveals that "I often found myself wondering why this happened, why I survived and the other person didn’t, and how I could help prevent something like this from ever happening again." Now, serving as Executive Director of Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors, Amy uses her experience as inspiration — highlighting the importance of peer support in every burn survivor's recovery process.

Plants

Back to Eden Part Two: Native plant advocates work to return Grand Rapids to its food forest roots

Last week, we explored how local advocates are working to conserve native plants. This week, check out how powerful partnerships and education are helping make this happen.

 Tika Barnes

Program helps adult workers achieve living wage jobs and family stability

WMCAT, Mercy Health, and The SOURCE are partnering in WMCAT’s Workforce Development program to launch adults into careers that provide a living wage, opportunity for advancement, and the means to create a stable family environment.
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