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An Extraordinary Venue in Grand Rapids

An Extraordinary Venue in Grand Rapids

WLMagazine May 7, 2015 0

by Kerri VanderHoff • photography by Two Eagles Marcus One thing I love about writing this column is the opportunity and challenge it offers to examine my own perspective on arts and culture in

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City Strolls: An Introduction to GR’s Parks

City Strolls: An Introduction to GR’s Parks

WLMagazine May 4, 2015 0

by Richelle Kimble • photography by Two Eagles Marcus The United Nations’ Population Division found that only 30 percent of the world’s population lived in cities in 1950, and that number raised to 54

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Coming to GR: Conductor Leonado Vordoni

Coming to GR: Conductor Leonado Vordoni

Richelle Kimble April 11, 2015 0

We are proud to welcome rising Italian conductor Maestro Leonardo Vordoni as guest conductor for our spring production of Puccini’s “Tosca” May 1 and May 2 at DeVos Performance Hall. Courtesy of Grand Rapids

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Why These Women Run This Town

Why These Women Run This Town

WLMagazine April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Why These Women Run This Town

by Women’s LifeStyle Staff • photography by Two Eagles Marcus Spring brings running opportunities to every community, gathering thousands of walkers and runners together to high-five one another’s accomplishments. The season of striding kilometers

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Women Who Run This Town: Sally Finkbeiner

Women Who Run This Town: Sally Finkbeiner

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Women Who Run This Town: Sally Finkbeiner

SALLY FINKBEINER Sally, now a Fifth Third River Bank Road Warrior, could never imagine her life without smoking until one memorable day. “I made the hardest yet most important decision I have ever made,”

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Women Who Run This Town: Alethea Mshar

Women Who Run This Town: Alethea Mshar

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Women Who Run This Town: Alethea Mshar

ALETHEA MSHAR Despite fighting a variety of conditions, Alethea continues to pursue her unfaltering passion for running and also serves as a Fifth Third River Bank Road Warrior. Asthma, thyroid failure and Guillain Barre

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Women Who Run This Town: Ashley Fredricks

Women Who Run This Town: Ashley Fredricks

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Women Who Run This Town: Ashley Fredricks

ASHLEY FREDRICKS Two years ago, Ashley decided to make a lifestyle change. With the help of Weight Watchers and personal efforts of working out, she’s lost 140 pounds. “In the past I was barely

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Women Who Run This Town: Aliya Armstrong

Women Who Run This Town: Aliya Armstrong

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Women Who Run This Town: Aliya Armstrong

ALIYA ARMSTRONG After losing both of her parents before age 35, Aliya began a mission to start a new trend in her family: healthy eating and healthy living. She introduced herself to running through

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Women Who Run This Town: Stephanie Festian

Women Who Run This Town: Stephanie Festian

Richelle Kimble April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Women Who Run This Town: Stephanie Festian

STEPHANIE FESTIAN At 18 years old, Stephanie was diagnosed with Long Q-T Heart syndrome. Her path to diagnosis was not an easy one; after collapsing at school, suffering cardiac arrest and waking from a

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Kent County Parks Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Kent County Parks Foundation Announces New Executive Director

WLM April 3, 2015 Comments Off on Kent County Parks Foundation Announces New Executive Director

Grand Rapids, Mich. – The Board of Directors of the Kent County Parks Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Woodhams as their new Executive Director. Woodhams will be responsible for carrying

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