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Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Schools of Hope

Shelley Irwin
October 12, 2012 | WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on Schools of Hope. Today, talk on volunteering to impact a young child's life in the Grand Rapids Public School System.

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Sustainable Community Voices
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainability Community Voices, monthly putting the spotlight on all things sustainable. Special guests today talk on the topic of alternative energy utilizing anaerobic digesters in the city of Lowell.   
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Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Aquinas College kicks off their Contemporary Writers Series. Up first tonight, award-winning poet Gregory Orr. We speak with Mr Orr this morning.   
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Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we speak to guests from GVSU's Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, today Dr. Simone Jonaitis, Executive Director for Adult and Continuing Studies, join us with updates.   
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Family Promise of Grand Rapids
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk on an organization looking for awareness and fundraising. Family Promise of Grand Rapids supporters gather on the golf course today. We speak with the executive director this morning.    
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VAI Happenings
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk all things Van Andel Institute, Researchers and Scientists join us to discuss their specialties. Today, Jim Nocolette on Van Andel Institute's Science Academy, a science education program for students.   
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Artist Peter Brandes
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Cornerstone University welcomes a renowned Denmark artist presenting his work in the new chapel as stained glass contribution! We speak with Peter Brandes.   
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Senior Concerns
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, talking on topics that concern the aged with guests from the Area on Aging of Western Michigan. Today, talk on Adult Day Services.   
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Open Door Teens
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Get to know Open Door Teens, a unique local independent educational upstart. Founders join us to discuss.   
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Veronica Kirin
  September 17, 2014  |  WGVU  ArtPrize artist Veronica Kirin discusses her work, having conducted socio racial profiling to present her art. We speak to Ms Kirin   
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GVSU Fall Arts 2014
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  More talk on the GVSU Fall Arts Celebration with Director of Galleries and Collections Henry Matthews discussing ArtPrize and the art in the Fall Arts Celebration line up.    
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Chick Corea at St. Cecilia Music Center
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  St. Cecilia Music Center opens their 2014/2015 season with Chick Corea this Thursday night. Executive Director Cathy Holbrook discusses this and more about the season.   
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Business Buzz
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Business Buzz, monthly speaking on news headlines with Gemini Publications' Carole Valade.   
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The Right Place
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  The Right Place's Birgit Klohs joins TMS every month to discuss current economy conditions, today's talk is on the impact of ArtPrize and why the airport is important to economic development.   
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Doris Kearns Goodwin
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  NY Times Best Selling Author Doris Kearns Goodwin joins us to talk about her book, ‘The Bully Pulpit’ and the PBS Ken Burns series.   
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Emerge West Michigan
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk on the topic of Emerge West Michigan, a new collaboration between dozens of key businesses and organizations, existing to inspire, nurture and promote entrepreneurism. Director Laurie Supinski shares details.   
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The West Michigan Cluster
  September 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Have you heard of the West Michigan Cluster? Public and Private organizations have come together to combat invasive plant species. We talk about it.   
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The Rapid
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Every month we get you caught up on what's happening with the Rapid transit system, today a special conversation on the livable city with Rapid CEO Peter Varga.   
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Purple Purse Challenge
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The YWCA West Central Michigan is involved in the Nationwide Purple Purse Challenge. We discuss with the Director of YWCA, Carla Blinkhorn.   
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ArtPrize and SiteLab
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Talk on ArtPrize at SiteLab. Chelsea Wyse discusses the opening and fundraiser with SiteLab's Michael Peoples.   
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Hauenstien Center: Donald Markle
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies kicks off its fall season with a panel discussion tonight with special guest Donald Markle on , “The Fox and the Hound, the birth of American Spying.”   
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Holland Area Arts
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we touch base with guests from the Holland Area Arts Council. Lorma Freestone joins us to talk about the upcoming Pumpkinfest and more.   
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ArtPrize Critical Discourse
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  More talk on Art Prize. We discuss Critical Discourse with ArtPrize organizers in the house.   
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GRCC at 100
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Part-Two of a series focusing on GRCC turning 100 this year. Today's focusis on the Culinary arts, with Tommy Brann and Dan Gendler joining us.   
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Get the Lead Out
  September 15, 2014  |  WGVU  A new campaign has kicked off to rid local homes of Lead. The campaign Get the Lead Out along with partners in the community are providing special funding for qualifying homeowners and landlords. We discuss the particulars.   
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GrandCon Gaming and Comic Convention
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  The 2nd Annual GrandCon Gaming and Comic Convention is coming to Grand Rapids, the first and only convention in the area. We talk on the particulars with the managers.    
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  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  We catch you up with the happenings of GRAPE, Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence. President John Potter is our guest.   
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North Shore Arts
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we talk you to our North Shore Arts Corridor. Today talk on the Ludington Area Center for the Arts and news from the Howmet Playhouse.    
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Annis Water Resources Institute
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  We get news monthly from the Annis Water Resources Institute, Executive Director Alan Steinman is here to talk about Algal blooms in Lake Erie and with a the Healing Our Water conference review.   
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Jan Withers from MADD
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  National President of MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Jan Withers is in town this weekend to lead the annual MADD Walk Saturday morning. She joins us today to talk about the focus of the organization.   
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's Andy Hetzel stops by to discuss the MIKIDSCAN campaign and more.   
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The United Way
  September 12, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, we put the spotlight on the United Way, with today's conversation on today's Day of Caring and the kickoff of the campaign.    
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