Gifts for the Greater Good: Philanthropy in West Michigan
Patrick Center May 6, 2014 | WGVU The Grand Rapids Community Foundation partnering with Grand Rapids Public Schools and corporate sponsors have crafted Challenge Scholars Rise With Us campaign. A multi-million dollar endowed fund in perpetuity. Grand Rapids Community Foundation President, Diana Sieger, and Cris Kutzli, Challenge Scholars Co-Director, explain it begins with dollars to support an inaugural class of 128 students. But the Rise With Us Campaign takes a unique approach ensuring first generation students, and their parents, are prepared for the college experience.
Friday Dumb And Dumber To gets the public radio treatment November 14, 2014 | WGVU Dumb And Dumber To opens today, 20 years after the first comedy brought Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels together for dim wit laughs. Beyond the Lights projects on movie screens, along with Saving Christmas, Rosewater and Whiplash. WGVU and Ron Van Timmeran from Celebration Cinema hash it all out. ListenDownload
Thursday Joshua Redman Performs In Grand Rapids November 13, 2014 | WGVU Joshua Redman is one of the greatest jazz musicians of his generation. The saxophonist is coming to Grand Rapids to perform at St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, November 20th at 7:30pm. WGVU spoke with Redman and has this feature interview. ListenDownload