The WGVU Morning Show

CCPS Community Connections with guests from  GVSU's College of Community and Public Service. Dr Huafang Li joins us today to talk about Experiential Philanthropy.

The 2018 Grand Rapids Hispanic Festival starts Friday morning.  Daniela Rojas joins us this morning to talk about it.

Homeless Man
Garry Knight / Homeless by a Wall - Flickr

Partnering to End Homelessness with Mel Trotter's Dennis Van Kampen and Family Promise's Kate OKeefe. We  talk about a 3 year collaboration, successes, challenges and the future of family homelessness.

Chamber Chat

Aug 6, 2018

Chamber Chat, a monthly conversation with guests from the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Today we talk about the Athena Program with Ashlie Johnson and Sara Lowe, Young Athena finalist.

The Brainy Day 5k/10k is ready to roll this weekend, supporting those who suffer from a neurological condition called hydrocephalus. Race Director Kevin Curley and other team join us in studio.

The November Project

Aug 6, 2018

We review The November Project, a weekly gathering in Downtown GR to participate in group circuit training. Today's goal, the gathering of 100. The Morning Show roving microphone was on site.

The Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company presents Antony and Cleopatra at three West Michigan venues, opening this Friday night. We talk to Katherine Mayberry and others involved.

Art in Bloom

Tulip Time Festival and the Holland Area Arts Council announce the 2019 Art in Bloom Festival Artwork Competition, through which a work of art is selected for the official Tulip Time poster. We talk about the specifics this morning with Elizabeth Wallace.

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Sergio Cira-Reyes, Director of Community Engagement with the Urban Core Collective that believes that successful people and neighborhoods overcome the effects of systemic racism through equal access to education, economic prosperity, health and power and influence. This weekly radio segment is part of a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Joining the discussion is WGVU grant writer Steve Chappell.

The Eco Insider

Aug 3, 2018

The Eco Insider with guests in studio on behalf of WMEAC.  Today, we discuss the annual Mayor's Clean Up with Mayor Rosalyn Bliss, Jon Helmrich and Tara Lafferty.