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Have a Say with Mayor Bliss, Commissioner Wooden, and More

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Recorded live from the Have a Say event at Long Road Distillers, Tiffany and Luke chat with Mayor Bliss, Kent County Commissioner Wooden, and Hugh Ingalls about the importance of the next generation having a say. The networking and panel event was hosted by The Mayor’s Next Gen Advisory Board, who represents the next generation’s interests through engagement with the City of Grand Rapids to foster an environment in which every citizen can live, work and play. The panel also included Luis E. Avila (Board Member, Downtown Development Authority), Kristian Grant (President, Grand Rapids Public Schools Board), and Megan Sall (Assistant City Manager, City of Wyoming).

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Theme song performed and written by John and Jamin Ferris

Backyard Fires in Grand Rapids

Tiffany and Luke visited Geurink's home in Alger Heights to record (photo by Anna Geurink).

Tiffany and Luke visited Geurink's home in Alger Heights to record (photo by Anna Geurink).

Tiffany and Luke sat down with Danny Geurink to discuss his campaign to change the ordinance banning backyard fires in Grand Rapids. What began as a petition on change.org, now has become a "hot" topic in the local press and city government. Discover how Geurink decided to create real change outside of the comment section by working with our local government. 

Read MLive.com's story on Geurink's petition.

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