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Disability Advocates of Kent County


Shelley Irwin
July 21, 2014 | WGVU   This week marks the anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Disability Advocates of Kent County is celebrating tomorrow to showcase Ability in Action. We discuss with Executive Director Dave Bulkowski.
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Friday
Your Biz, Your Town
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Your Biz Your town, putting spotlights on the many organizations doing good things locally. We hear from CASA of Kent County and we hear what's happening at the Holland Museum.    
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Four Pianos Concert
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Live this Sunday at Fountain Street Church, check out the talents of four master pianists and more. We talk about this "Four Pianos Concert" live in GR today, pianists join us in studio.   
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Spring DIY Home Improvement
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  The Spring DIY home improvement season is right around the corner, and the busiest time of year for ODOM Reusable Building Materials. This month, their proceeds are going to a great cause.    
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The Entrepreneurial Insider
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  The Entrepreneur Insider, monthly talking about the topic of the Entrepreneur thanks to those from GROW. Today a special conversation about Microloans.    
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The TA Wolf Report
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  Check out a new magazine in town, The TA Wolf Report. We talk to TA about its mission and how it helps our community thrive.   
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The West Michigan Savoyards
  April 24, 2015  |  WGVU  The West Michigan Savoyards presents The Sorcerer opening on the 30th. We talk about the story line and this long running theatre group with Bob Hicks.    
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Thursday
WGVU Explorers
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  WGVU Explorers have just returned from Italy and now it's time for Britain Traveler and WGVU GM Michael Walenta shares the details with us.   
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Edward Mazria
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Architect Edward Mazria serves as Keynote speaker for the 19th annual Wege Speaker Series today. Mazria is the founder of Architecture 2030 and joins TMS today to talk about "The Road to Zero."   
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All About Women
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  All About Women, a monthly conversation focusing on the health of women. Today, Music and its Health Benefits with Dr. Robyn Hubbard.   
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City Beat
  April 23, 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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GVSU Film Project Lucky Jay
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  GVSU premieres its 20th annual summer film project Lucky Jay tomorrow night. The Producer and lead actor are here to talk about it.   
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P. Allen Smith for Tulip Time
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  Tulip Time is right around the corner and one of the visiting guests is P. Allen Smith, host of P Allen Smith's Garden Home and more as seen on WGVU TV. We speak with P. Allen this morning.   
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School Talk
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  School Talk, every month putting the spotlight on a local school district. Today's conversation is on Byron Center.   
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On Base GRPD
  April 23, 2015  |  WGVU  On Base GRPD is a baseball program for inner city kids who don't have the opportunity to get involved in organized sports. We discuss with Aaron Seccombe from GRPD.   
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Wednesday
Food and Wine Forum
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Food and Wine Forum, our monthly conversation with Roz Mayberry from D & W. Our topic today is Spring pairing.   
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Lunafest
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Lunafest is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. It happens this Thursday in Downtown Grand Rapids. It’s an evening filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor. All proceeds raised by Lunafest benefit The Breast Cancer Foundation and Kent County Girls on the Run. We speak with Molly and others from KCGOR this morning.    
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Social Security 101
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Social Security 101, every month discussing topics with administrator Vonda Van Til.   
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Spectrum Health Sustainability
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Today is Earth Day and Spectrum Health has big plans when it comes to sustainability. Spectrum's Sustainability Program Manager joins us to talk about the efforts of Spectrum Health and programs that have been put into practice.    
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Good News and Success
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Good News and Success, monthly putting the spotlight on a local people and business doing great things in the community.   
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Off the Beaten Path
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Off the Beaten Path; where to go and what to do over the next couple of weeks that might not be on your list of things to do. SMG/Culture Vulture's Eddie Tadlock joins us with the details.   
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Dave & Busters
  April 22, 2015  |  WGVU  Dave & Busters is bringing the fun and hundreds of jobs to West Michigan. We talk about this opportunity with GM Randy Kerney.   
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Tuesday
The Rapid
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Every month we talk about transportation with guests joining us from The Rapid. Today's topic, the introduction of propane vehicles in the Rapid’s GO! Bus fleet.   
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Goodwill Blue Spoon
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Goodwill Industries are moving their Blue Spoon Catering Operations to the Downtown Market. We talk about this and more with Jill Wallace from Goodwill.   
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Mercy Health Seaway Run
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Mercy Health Seaway Run and Expo continues growth as the Premier healthy family activity on the West Michigan Lakeshore. We have race directors here.    
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Business Buzz
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Business Buzz with Gemini Publication's Carole Valade, with talk today about Earth Week, the Wednesday Battle of the Buildings, and news from the Griffins and Grand Rapids Drive.   
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YMCA White Elephant Sale
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Don't miss the annual YMCA Service Club White Elephant Sale to support Y Camp Manitou-Lin. Club member Syd Baxter with the details.   
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Spartan Nash
  April 21, 2015  |  WGVU  Spartan Nash is upping its sustainability game this year by facilitating 37 Earth Week Goodwill donation drives. We talk about this and other "earth activities" planned with those from Spartan Nash.   
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Monday
After the Move
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  After the Move is a unique woman owned business created to aid individuals and families moving into the Grand Rapids area. Founder Candy Wilkes Scheper joins us to tell us all about it.    
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Child Abuse Prevention
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and guests from DA Blodgett-St Johns talk about how they are helping and share news about the KidsFirst Emergency Shelter.   
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Travel Talk
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Travel Talk, a monthly conversation with Agent Joanne Verboom. We talk about, "it's that season for love,” and “do you want your kids flying alone?"   
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Rachel Chong
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Michigan Women's Foundation presents its annual Woman of Achievement and Courage awards luncheon with Rachel Chong, Founder and CEO of Catchafire. We speak with Rachel this morning.   
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The Arts in Holland
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly we put the spotlight on all things Holland. John Bracey, Executive Director for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs joins Lorma Freestone from the Holland Area Arts Council.   
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DisArt Festival
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  The DisArt Festival continues, with special attention this week to the DisArt Film Festival. Filmmaker from American Horror Story, Mat Fraser, to share details.   
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Diane Rosenfeld
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  Diane Rosenfeld, Director of the Gender Violence Program at Harvard Law School was in West Michigan recently. Ms. Rosenfeld addressed the Center for Women in Transition annual fundraiser and joins TMS for a follow up.   
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Jewish Film Festival
  April 20, 2015  |  WGVU  The 17th annual Jewish Film Festival kicks off May 3rd at Celebration Cinema North. The festival is sponsored by the Jewish Federation of GR. We talk about it this morning.    
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