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Published: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 12:05 PM Updated: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 2:50 PM Jim Harger | The Grand Rapids Press GRAND RAPIDS â At first blush, the $106,000 gift from the Richard and Helen DeVos Foundation for Joe Taylor Park in the gritty North Baxter Neighborhood might seem surprising. But the Amway Corp…. Read More
Published: Monday, December 06, 2010, 4:15 PM Updated: Monday, December 06, 2010, 4:32 PM Jim Harger | The Grand Rapids Press Katy BatdorffThe new park will have a water park, rest rooms and a picnic shelter GRAND RAPIDS â An old and blighted city neighborhood is about to get a shiny new park. City commissioners… Read More
Published: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 4:23 PM Updated: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 4:23 PM Jim Harger | The Grand Rapids Press Grand Rapids Press File PhotoThese runners in Riverside Park could eventually follow a path leading to downtown Grand Rapids. GRAND RAPIDS â The city and state are in the process of purchasing more than… Read More
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Tyler Stevenson has just been hired to the position of Forester for the City of Grand Rapids. Mr. Stevenson comes to the City from Southern California. Originally from the Pennsylvania area, he earned a Bachelor Degree from Virginia Tech in Forest Resource Management and a Masters Degree from Penn State in Urban Forest Management. He… Read More
Congratulations to Executive Director Steve Faber, Board Member Emily Stoddard-Furrow, and City Liaison Commissioner Rosalynn Bliss for your achievements. See all 40 recipients and read more about the Grand Rapids Business Journal’s “40 under Forty”.
Grand Rapids, MI (October 29, 2010)- Last May the City of Grand Rapids was presented the Siemens Sustainable Community Award for mid-size communities by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation. The winning communities were praised for improvements to the quality of life for residents by achieving vital economic,… Read More
Park It! October, 2010 – view it in a browser Like ‘Park it! October 2010 – How does Grand Rapids stack up to other park systems?’ on Facebook Connecting to Facebook October 2010 DONATE! NeighborWoods: Nuts and Berries Bike Tour – 10/9 NeighborWoods: Garfield Tree ID Project- 10/16 Neighborwoods: Riverside Tree… Read More
Jim Harger | The Grand Rapids Press T.J. Hamilton | The Grand Rapids PressScruffy half-dead trees in Hillcrest Park stand near the dog play area. The park will be the site of tree planting activities in October as part of “NeighborWoods Month.” The events are sponsored by the city’s Parks and Recreation Department and Friends… Read More