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Thursday, April 17, 2014

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Mary Anne Gale

Shelley Irwin
November 5, 2012 | WGVU  Inforum West Michigan welcomes author and motivational speaker Mary Anne Gale to Thursday's premiere luncheon.  Her presentation is called, "Getting Yourself Elected to the Career You Really Want." We speak with Mary Anne this morning.

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Gail Lowe
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Long distance hiker Gail Lowe shares her lifestyle story with us. A story that includes walking the Appalachian Trail twice.    
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Mountaineer Pi Run
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  There’s a run for a cause this Saturday morning. Race Director Jesse Aukeman joins us to shares details of the Mountaineer Pi Run...and guess what happens at the finish line.    
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Libary Lines
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Library Lines is our monthly conversation with guests from Grand Rapids Public Library.    
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City Beat
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  City Beat is all about what to do and where to go come this weekend in West Michigan.    
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Glenn Bulthuis
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Musician Glenn Bulthuis presents the upcoming concert ‘The Music of the Beatles’ on April 24. Glenn joins us to tell us about the show.   
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Downie Streahl
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  We speak with Downie Streahl, a local musician who has produced 3 albums. She just released her latest album called, Today.    
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Senior Volunteer of the Year
  April 17, 2014  |  WGVU  Meet Michigan's winner for the Senior Volunteer of the Year. We speak with Otsego's Del Beier.   
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Sustainable Community Voices
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, every month we share information on the topic of sustainability. Today Kerrin Obrien from the Recycling Coalition is our guest.   
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Conversations with a Chimpanzee
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  We continue putting the spotlight on a local playwright and a unique engagement coming in May, “Conversations with a Chimpanzee.” We have the playwright and the director in studio this morning.   
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Interdisciplinary Studies
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, guests from GVSU's Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies join us. Today's special guest is Sarah King of the Liberal Studies Department.   
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Richard App
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Artist Richard App stops by to talk about an upcoming exhibit called, It's All Wood.    
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Van Andel Institute
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  We regularly spotlight on the Van Andel Institute here on the Morning Show. Today's conversation is on the Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Award.   
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GR Civic
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Grand Rapids Civic Theatre presents the production Junie B Jones, opening April 18th. Guests join us to tell us all about it.    
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Senior Concerns
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, putting the attention to themes of the senior, with today's story on the Friendly Visitor Program.   
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The Barbershop Harmony Society
  April 16, 2014  |  WGVU  We hear from the Barbershop Harmony Society and an upcoming conference that brings over 500 singers to West Michigan.    
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Michigan Women's Foundation
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Next Tuesday the Michigan Women’s Foundation salutes Women in Healthcare. We talk about the event, the honorees and more.   
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Local Blues Matters
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  This Friday, celebrate WGVU Blues as Billy’s. It's a concert to support Blues programming on WGVU-FM with musicians like Jimmie Stagger, the Thirsty Perch Blues Band and more. Organizers Garry Zack and Jim Marcusse are in studio to tell us all about it.   
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Running Away
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. We speak with a runner with a story, Robert Andrew Powell talks about his memoir, ‘Running Away.’   
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Emmanuel Hospice
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Emmanuel Hospice talk about tomorrow’s National Healthcare Decision Day.    
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The Right Place
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly, we catch up on local economic development, speaking with the Right Place's Birgit Klohs. Today, talk on the Trade Mission with the Governor and road funding.   
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Broadway Grand Rapids
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Broadway Grand Rapids announces their 2014-2015 season, the likes of Annie, Once, and more. We share the details.   
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Off the Mat
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  Off the Mat, speaking monthly with a local Chopra Certified expert and special guests on the topic of relaxation and body/spirit/mind healing. Today, the spotlight is on Yoga.   
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National Healthcare Decision Day
  April 15, 2014  |  WGVU  More talk on tomorrow's National Healthcare Decision Day with Making Choices Michigan's Board Chair Ben Emdin.   
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  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  MAREC presents a one day conference, Crowdcon:Lakeshore Crowdfunding Conference. The goal is to educate business and nonprofit organizations on how to properly use donation and investment bases. Program Director Kim Walton is here to explain.   
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The Rapidian
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  The Rapidian is celebrating an anniversary. We talk about its history and place in West Michigan journalism.   
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WGVU Explorers: Normandy and Paris
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  We continue to talk the WGVU’s Explorers trip to Normany and Paris, a time and place to explore history this November. We talk about tomorrow night’s open house and travel presentation with WGVU general manager Michael Walenta.    
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Actors' Theatre
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Guests from Actors' Theatre are in the house to discuss this Thursday's opening of God of Carnage.   
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Perspectives in Philanthropy
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Perspectives in Philanthropy, our monthly conversation with GRCF's Diana Sieger. Today's discussion focuses on the Oumedian Challenge.   
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Hunger Walk
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  Access Hunger walks every year to raise funds and awareness, this year’s walk is May 4th. We talk about the details.   
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Tedx Grand Rapids
  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  TedX Grand Rapids kicks off May 7th and the speakers have been announced, including the co-founder of Ted X. Organizer Bill Holsinger-Robinson joins us this morning to tell us more.   
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  April 14, 2014  |  WGVU  WMEAC looks to clean up the Grand River this weekend. We share details on this annual Grand River Greenup in Grand Haven Saturday morning.    
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The Jenison Triathlon
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about the Jenison Triathlon with the organizers in studio.   
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Movers for Moms
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  The Lakeshore's Two Men and a Truck celebrates Mother's Day with the annual campaign, “Movers for Moms,” collecting items for the local shelters treating women in need. We speak with owner Dave Hunt.   
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North Short Arts
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on the northern Lakeshore, our North Shore Arts Corridor. Today we speak with the Executive Director of the Ludington Area Center for the Arts and the director of Music and Performing Arts of the Arts Coucil of White Lake.    
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Carol's Ferals
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Your help is needed in finding homes for cats. Carol's Ferals assists community cat care givers with TNS and support services and gets involved in the community with Art Prize. We discuss how your group can get involved.   
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Treetops Resort
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Golf season is right around the corner and Gaylord's Treetops Resort is all about thinking out of the box with unique spring initiatives. We discuss with GM Barry Owens.   
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Schools of Hope
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  Monthly guests from Schools of Hope join in to share their good news and talk about the need for community volunteers.   
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National Drug Take Back Day
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  April 26th is National Drug Take Back Day and local partnerships are on board. MetroHealth and the city of Wyoming are accepting unused prescriptions and mercury on the 26th of April from 10-2. We share the details.   
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Van Andel Institute and Homewatch Caregivers
  April 11, 2014  |  WGVU  We talk about a local bond to spread the awareness of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The Van Andel Institute and Homewatch Caregivers are looking to raise funds to support research to find cures and more. The partners are in studio to discuss.   
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