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2014-09-25 23:10:47

The Grandville High School RoboDawgs are taking over center court at the Rivertown Crossings Mall the weekend of October 18-19 to show the public just how creative high school students can be. Grandville, MI (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Two years ago, Grandville Public Schools dedicated a new Robotics & Engineering Center on the South Campus of Grandville High School. Since then, competitive robotics teams based at the center have earned competition slots at the Michigan State VEX...

2014-09-25 08:20:44

GRANDVILLE, Mich., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Grandville High School continue to garner national attention for photos showcasing their extensive extracurricular science and technology experience. News outlets from around the country and the world have picked up photos posted by the RoboDawgs, Grandville High School's highly acclaimed robotics team. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148304 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140924/148305...

2014-09-19 23:06:34

Living Art Returns to ArtPrize with Bigger and Bolder Planted Wall Exhibit Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Last year, artist Dave MacKenzie debuted his unique brand of living art using a 1,400 square foot living wall system containing 2,500 plants at ArtPrize®, the world’s largest publicly voted art contest. This year, Dave is back with a bigger and more intricate design. Entitled ‘Breathe,’ the living mural is home to more than 3500 plants and reaches over...

2014-08-28 23:11:52

Grand Rapids Downtown Market Teams Up With LiveWall To Compliment LEED Gold Certification With New 200 Square Foot Indoor Living Wall. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Following closely on the heels of the recent LEED Gold certification, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market is becoming even greener. The Downtown Market added a 202-square-foot indoor living wall this week, installed by local manufacturer LiveWall, LLC. The new addition adds more than 100 new plants to the second floor...

2014-07-14 23:09:35

Greater Grand Rapids Struck by Violent Storm on the Night of July 6th Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Storage Pros Management LLC (http://www.TheStoragePros.com) announced today an offer of 45 days of free storage at any of its 10 Grand Rapids-area storage facilities for victims of the recent Tornado that struck the area on the night of July 6th. Storage Pros’ VP of Operations Peter Spickenagel commented that Storage Pros “is reaching out to the community in which we have...

2014-03-26 08:26:12

Designer Todd Oldham will Offer Keynote at Symposium that Hails Michigan's Role in American Modernism LANSING, Mich., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- World renowned designer Todd Oldham will deliver the keynote address as the "Michigan Modern(TM): Design that Shaped America" symposium moves from Cranbrook Educational Community to Grand Rapids this summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/MM85741LOGO Oldham, best known for his fashion lines, interior design, books and...

2014-03-07 23:00:43

Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to living walls of lush green plants. The vertical gardens, courtesy of LiveWall, LLC of Spring Lake, Mich., are currently on display at several home and garden shows. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Grand Rapids, MI | Lansing, MI | Kalamazoo, MI | Visitors to several garden shows in the Great Lakes Region will escape the cold to walls of lush green plants. The living wall displays, courtesy of LiveWall,...

2014-01-08 20:21:35

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just as Napa, California is known as "Wine Country," Grand Rapids, Michigan is known as "Furniture City" - and has been since the 1800s when the city became a major lumbering center and the first city in the United States to mass-produce fine furniture. This nickname has set the standard exceptionally high for the craftsmanship that is done in Grand Rapids, particularly in custom-built homes. Just as people flock to Napa to get the best wine...

2014-01-04 23:01:40

In response to an article published by MLive.com, ArtSchools.com, an online directory featuring the best art schools in the country, confirms the arts education renaissance. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 ArtSchools.com, an online directory of the best art schools, responds to an article published by MLive.com on December 29th, which discusses how a public school district in Michigan is attempting to bring back arts education. According to the MLive.com article titled “Grand...

2013-12-09 23:25:39

Affordable Care Act Education, Resources and Guidance Available Through Grand Rapids African American Health Institute Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 More than 200 community members have received assistance from the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute’s (GRAAHI) Affordable Care Act (ACA) education specialists and calls for appointments continue to rise. “We’re working with individuals and families to help them make the best health care choices,” said...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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