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Square Peg Events LLC announces the Artful Dining Series, a sequence of art-enhanced evenings combining food, art, and ambience inspired by the work of some of the great art masters and the periods and cultures from whence they hailed. Following a successful run of Artful Dining evenings on the Lakeshore, this series of uniquely immersive events now comes to Grand Rapids.

Sophia's House, a home-away-from-home that allows guests to be near their loved ones who are receiving care at Saint Mary’s Health Care, received official Gold LEED™ (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification in December 2012. 

GRandJazzFest, presented by DTE Energy Foundation, expands to two days in 2013—Saturday, August 17, and Sunday, August 18—and offers ten diverse jazz bands and performers, all free to the concert-going public. 

In February, more than twenty-three local hotels and restaurants, businesses, and special lecture series will be rolling out the pink carpet to educate the community on breast cancer, through Susan G. Komen West Michigan. The endeavor is called Experience Pink

West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Grand Valley State University’s Women’s Center and Sustainable Community Development Initiative are presenting the second annual Women & Environment Symposium on Friday, February 15, at the GVSU L.V. Eberhard Center in downtown Grand Rapids. 

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