Items Tagged with 'West Michigan Environmental Action Council'

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Inside Track: Change catalyst brings vision to fruition in Midtown

Christine Helms-Maletic will draw on neighborhood and nonprofit experience as WMEAC’s new board president.

June 20, 2014
Christine Helms-Maletic likes to spend her Saturdays enjoying the Midtown neighborhood she and her husband, Tim Maletic, and their two teenage daughters, Malory and Lauren, call home. Read More

Inside Track: Rachel Hood leads fight for a sustainable community

Little steps, like replacing foam coffee cups, started WMEAC’s executive director on her career path.

July 26, 2013
The first known incident of advocacy in the life of one of West Michigan’s most influential environmental voices occurred when she was in 8th grade. Read More

Street Talk: Water, water everywhere — and lots of sandbags, too

Voice over.

April 26, 2013
Last week’s unprecedented 1,500-volunteer sandbag effort in support of the city of Grand Rapids’ Environmental Services Department was essentially organized over the course of a one-story stair climb following Mayor George Heartwell’s first emergency press conference at City Hall, and later deployed from the back of a speaker hall. Read More