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Join Me Tonight For The Wine And Art Gala To Benefit Crash’s Landing

You hear me talking about Crash's Landing on the air all the time.  If  you haven't heard of Crash's, they are a non profit animal shelter that rescues kitties off the street.  Since they are a non profit, that means in order for them to continue to care for the animals they rescue, they need to raise their own money to do that!  This is a fun event that helps raise the much needed money.

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Kim Carson Talks To Take Five & Company About Her New Book & Greeting Card Line[video]

If you missed this morning's segment on WZZM 13's Take Five And Company here you go!  Catherine Behrendt invited me on the show to talk about my new book Essence Of  Life along with my greeting card lines The Church Signs Series and The Near Jerusalem Project, being released on November 9th, 2011.  Hope you can join me for the big release party on November 9th, 5:30-7pm at Goei Entrepreneurial

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grNow.com, WZZM 13 And I Take A Look At ArtPrize Like Never Before

There are a lot of things that make ArtPrize work.  Things that you may not even think about.  What if next year during Artprize you and your family hosted one of the many artists that visit our beautiful city

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“Gilda’s Club Red” Partners w/ Sietsema’s Orchard & Market [audio]

Sietsema's Orchard, Cider Mill and Market, formerly on the Beltline and Knapp, have moved!  They are now in Ada on 2 Mile Road.  In talking with Andy Sietsema, 4th generation farmer, I could see that his vision is much broader than just farming the land.  He wants to educate you, the buyer, on how

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All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast To Benefit Crash’s Landing Animal Shelter

I've been working with Crash's Landing Non-Profit/No-Kill Animal Shelter for about 8 years now, as long as I've lived in Grand Rapids.  Anytime there is a chance to raise some money for them and it means yummy food I just have to pass it on!

This Saturday, October 22nd, please join us for the ALL YOU CAN EAT Pancake breakfast

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TEASER From My WZZM13 / grNow.com Segment Sunday Early Morning News

The grNow.com segment I do airs usually on Sunday morning between 7am and 7:30am on the WZZM 13 Sunday Early Morning News with Jennifer Pascua and Aaron Ofseyer.  I am doing a story on the "back story" of ArtPrize.  While everyone is talking about what we did right with Artprize, and what we need to do to make ArtPrize better next year; I wanted to talk to a host family about what the ArtPrize experience was like for them.  What was it like inviting a person you didn't know into your home for about 3 weeks?

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Oprah Winfrey Gives Away VW BEETLE CARS To West Michigan & Grand Rapids[video]

Three winners showed up at Gezon Motors to pick up thier shiny, new VW Beetles all courtesy of Miss Oprah Winfrey.  Yup, these people were in the audience when they got the surprise of thier lives.  They went to appear on the show because someone nominated them for doing good in their community

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Thanks To All The Ladies Who Came Out To The Amway Grand! [video]

Plastic Surgery Associates did their huge "FALL SPECTACULAR" last night and it was PACKED to full capacity!  I've been in attendance now for about 3 years and last night was by far the biggest event ever

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Meet ArtPrize Winner & Creator Of “Crucifixion”, Mia Tavonatti [video]

It is now easy for me to see why, Crucifixion, for Mia Tavonatti!  She IS a walking, talking, miracle who overcame and shows the resiliency of the human spirit to continue to go on.  She understands that there are no coincidences and even the bad stuff can be used for good.  It al

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1st Place ArtPrize Winner Mia Tavonatti’s Mother Died Hours Before Her Win [video]

FOLLOW UP: Mia Tavonatti's mother passed away earlier in the day, hours before she was awarded 1st Place in ArtPrize for her entry Crucifixion. The following video is her talking about her mom's passing and knowing that her mom was there with her last night when she took home 1st Place in ArtPrize!  She also mentions another ArtPrize Juried Winner: Caroline Young of Chicago, Ill. for  "Remember:

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Grand Rapids ARTPRIZE 2011 Artist Interviews And Visitor Reactions![video]

This is the last week for ArtPrize.  Talked to Robyn, an Art Prize artist, on Thursday.  Getting the know the artist behind the ArtPrize entry sometimes yields a beautiful story!

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CHOWHOUND Fun AT Pet Expo Days![video]

We had a great time at the Pet Expo at Chowhound in Breton Village this past Saturday! Thanks to everyone who came out for the fun!  Check out the video of what you missed if you werne't able to make it out after the jump!

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