The WGVU Morning Show

Weekly we focus on the work of area organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning we welcome Gema Lowe, community organizer for Movimiento Cosecha GR. Joining the discussion is WGVU inclusion reporter, Michelle Jokisch Polo, and WGVU grant writer, Steve Chappell. This weekly segment is part of a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation aimed at increasing West Michigan’s capacity to influence public narrative affecting children and families of color.

Michael Ford

Jul 13, 2018
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Mike Ford, son of the late President Gerald Ford, is here to talk about the many community activities surrounding the observance of President Ford's 105th birthday and Betty Ford's Centennial.

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Dr. Alan Steinman of Annis Water Resources Institute joins us to talk about the GVSU PFAS website, a first performance of the Raising Water Awareness Project, and a Microplastics update.

Dr. Julie Kinn

Jul 13, 2018

Dr. Julie Kinn joins us to discuss an app designed by Military Psychologists that helps users deal with the challenges of stress, anxiety and trauma.

Iron Fish Distillery

Jul 13, 2018
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Iron Fish Distillery

The Morning Show roving microphone found itself on the grounds of Iron Fish Distillery in Northern Michigan. We bring you the feature with co-owner Sarah Anderson.

Heart of West Michigan United Way
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Ellen Carpenter from the Heart of West Michigan United Way and Debbi Coleman from Wheels Work join us to talk about their partnership.

We talk about a Walker based cart manufacturing company, Move Systems, who will be partnering with the Wyoming based Tamales Mary to open its first environmentally friendly food cart outside of NYC in downtown Grand Rapids. Jim Meeks from Move Systems.

Rapid Growth

Jul 12, 2018 / Rapid Growth

Guests from Rapid Growth Media share their news headlines. Tommy Allen and Attorney Luis Avila are here today.

The Ann Arbor Art Fair is now in its 59th year, a Midwest Tradition that draws nearly half a million attendees over 4 days.  We talk to Karen Delhey on the details of this July 19-22nd event.

Tech Talk

Jul 12, 2018
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Tech Talk, guests join us to discuss the latest in technology. Today we talk to Eric Van Bergen, Tech consultant.