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Classic Rock 5k

Shelley Irwin
July 12, 2013 | WGVU   Don't miss the first annual Classic 5k in downtown Grand Rapids, featuring bands throughout the course. Race Director Doug Bostian is here with the details.

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Movemedia II
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Ballet presents Movemedia Program II come mid-April. We talk particulars with Susan Jaffe, former principal dancer with the American Ballet.    
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Dr. Randall Duthler
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We speak with Metro Health's Family Physician Dr. Randall Duthler on the topic of spring break travel and keeping the kids healthy.    
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Design Week
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Design Week formally kicks off the week of April 6. We speak with those in charge of this week in West Michigan that celebrates all things in the designing field.   
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The Story of Cancer
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  Weekly TMS focuses on cancer as part of a WETA national initiative leading up to the PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, coming in March. This morning WGVU Grant Writer Steve Chappell and GM Michael Walenta share the finals chapters of this series.    
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The Entrepreneurial Insider
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Entrepreneurial Insider, a monthly conversation with guests on behalf of GROW. Today's topic, Legal Issues for Small Business.   
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National History Project
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the National History Project, designed to make History come alive for students. Social Studies Instructor Marv Bolthouse and students with Orchard View High join us.    
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Grand Rapids Cottage and Lakefront Living Show
  March 27, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Cottage and Lakefront Living Show kicks off today at DeVos Place, 3 days filled with seminars, the "tiny house" and realtors on site. We speak with Show Manager Dawn Baker and Architect Wayne Visbeen.   
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WGVU Explorers
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  The WGVU Explorers are soon off to Italy and Britain. Plans are in the making for 2016. We discuss with WGVU GM Michael Walenta.   
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All About Women
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  All About Women, every month putting the attention to women's health. Today's topic with Dr. Robyn Hubbard is the health of laughter.   
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  We learn the latest from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with Executive Director Sam Tidwell discussing a wide variety of upcoming events and opportunities for the community to get involved.    
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City Beat
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  City Beat; where to go and what to do this weekend in West Michigan with Grand Rapids Magazine's Marty Primeau.   
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Fred Knapp Trio
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  Take a listen to the latest from The Fred Knapp Trio. Catch them performing at H.O.M.E. at the BOB next Wednesday, and the following week at the One Trick Pony. They’ll be performing songs from their latest album, "How Deep is the Ocean." Fred joins us this morning.    
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The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  The Grand Rapids Choir of Men and Boys presents their Lenten Meditations this weekend at St Andrews. We speak with Director Scott Bosscher on the specifics.   
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School Talk
  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  School Talk, every month putting the spotlight on a local district doing great things. Today we’re joined by the Superintendent of Kentwood Public Schools, Michael Zoerhoff.    
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  March 26, 2015  |  WGVU  KidSpeak is an annual forum facilitated by the Mayor's Youth Council, giving young people a voice to speak directly to legislators, community leaders and school officials about issues important to them. We talk about the April 24th event.    
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Kroc Center Pajama 5k
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  The Kroc Center hosts the 2nd annual Pajama 5k this Saturday morning. We talk about the cause with Marketing Director Jon Shaner.   
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Social Security 101
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  Social Security 101, every month getting the updates from Administrator Vonda VanTil.   
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Annis Water Resources Institute
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  Every other month we talk to Dr. Alan Steinman, Executive Director of the Annis Water Resources Institute. Topics include recent grants and awards and the 2014 vessel program review.   
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Good News and Success
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  Good News and Success, a monthly segment with guests from the community who are making great strides in business. Today we welcome Tim Alles of Alles Law Firm.   
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Seidman College of Business
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly guests join us from the Seidman College of Business. Today our conversation is with Shorouq Almallah, discussing the upcoming Midwest Challenge, a student business plan competition.   
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Dads in the Limelight
  March 25, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the blog, Dads In the Limelight. Director Chris Lewis is our guest.    
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Cynthia Hagedorn
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about a local art showing at One Trick Pony Grill and Taproom, Cynthia Hagedorn joins us.   
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Frederik Meijer Service Above Self Award
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  The Rotary Club of Grand Rapids presents its first ever Community Service Award, the Frederik Meijer Service Above Self Award honoring humanitarian efforts of John and Nancy Kennedy.    
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GRPS Happenings
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly we focus on the Grand Rapids Public School System. Today we talk about a bond proposal and 3rd grade reading legislation.   
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Elzinga & Volkers
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Elzinga & Volkers Construction Professionals 2800 consecutive days of no lost time injuries was recently celebrated at the 2nd annual safety symposium. We discuss with the VP of Operations, Tony Roussey.   
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The Right Place
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Birgit Klohs from the Right Place joins in every month to talk about the latest in economic development. Today, talk about the ballot proposal for roads and our infrastructure in general.    
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Roberta King
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Catch local author Roberta King out and about signing her latest book, ‘He Plays a Harp.’ Roberta joins us this morning.    
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Prayers for the Living
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  NPR Book Critic Alan Cheuse joins us to talk about his novel, ‘Prayers for the Living: An epic family saga about the American Dream gone to pieces.’    
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GVSU's Community Reading Project
  March 24, 2015  |  WGVU  GVSU's Community Reading Project comes to its finale this week, the reading of Sheri Fink's ‘Five Days at Memorial.’ Fink and legal expert Ruth Stevens are our guests.   
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Healthy Headlines
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Healthy Headlines, guests in studio from the Kent County Health Department. Today's topics, Alcohol Awareness Month, be septic smart, and the spring Adopt a Thon.   
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Home Safety
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about safety, especially when it comes to fine tuning your travel and safety plans. The City of East Grand Rapids' Public Safety Director Mark Herald joins us to talk about locking your home, setting up timed lights and more.   
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Design Briefs
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  The GRAM and AIGA West Michigan present another edition of Design Briefs, with an added partnership with Local First to focus on Benefit Corporations and a triple bottom line business mindset. We talk about the April 9th briefing.   
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U Deserve
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  U Deserve brings together professionals dedicated to lowering costs associated with buying, selling or refinancing a home for active military members, vets, firefighters and more. We talk about the mission with Founder Kevin Wildman.   
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Getting Green
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Getting Green, a monthly conversation with guests in sustainability fields. Today, the Director of Support Services with MetroHealth, Robert Van Rees, gives us an update on Metro's Green Roof.   
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  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Guests join in from UCOM to discuss the upcoming Benefit Concert and other local initiatives, including the latest on the work in diversity and inclusion. We speak with Executive Director, Dr. Bruce Roller.   
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  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Every month we speak with guests from YNPN, the Young Nonprofit Network. Today we talk about work balance.    
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Holland Home
  March 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Holland Home, one of the state's largest senior services providers, hosts a lunch and learn series, sharing tips for families that need to make their home safer for loved ones living with dementia or memory loss. We talk to Michelle Francisco for the details.   
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