The Rapidian

Grandville Avenue

"Cook Library Scholars", un programa de apoyo para jóvenes, se transforma en una segunda familia

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 03-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Read this article in English | Leer este artículo en inglés   “Mi mamá me dice que tengo que entregarme a mis estudios para ser un modelo para mis hermanas menores”, dice Liliana. “De esa manera pueden seguir mi ejemplo y...

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Hip-hop camp brings happiness to kids at Cook Arts Center

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 02-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

For two weeks this past December, 15 students immersed themselves in the culture of hip-hop at the Cook Arts Center. The students, ages 6 to 15, had the chance to explore hip-hop through movement and art.  The camp resulted in response to...

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Cook Library Scholars supports community, becomes second family

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 12-20-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish   “My mom tells me that I need to be a good student so I can be a good example for my younger sisters,” said Liliana. “Then they can look up to me and have a better...

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Lowe's teams with Habitat Kent to help Roosevelt Park reach neighborhood goals

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 07-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lowe’s Heroes employee volunteers have joined forces with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County to contribute to the revitalization of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood. Lowe’s awarded Habitat Kent a $70,000 grant to help reach the...

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New banners for Grandville business corridor

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 04-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grandville Avenue will be showcasing a bright new symbol this summer as the Grandville Avenue Business Association has developed light post banners to hang along a 1.5-mile stretch of the business corridor. The banners were created in partnership...

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Students to host neighborhood forum for Grandville Avenue mural project

by Elizabeth Rogers Drouillard (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-01-2016 under NEWS

Local students from the Supporting Our Leaders (SOL) Youth Program at the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan will be hosting a neighborhood forum on Friday, February 26 to discuss a new mural along Grandville Avenue. Each year the SOL Peer Leaders...

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Habitat for Humanity of Kent County announces $20+ million Plaza Roosevelt Redevelopment Project

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Habitat Kent’s most ambitious project to date, Plaza Roosevelt is a comprehensive redevelopment project that will invest more than $20 million to reinvigorate one square block bounded by Rumsey Street, Grandville Avenue, Graham Street and...

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Young journalists honor Andy Angelo legacy

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-22-2013 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of GAAH’s dear friend and longtime board member who passed away last summer. With their newly donned title, the club’s first assignment was to interview Angelo...

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Enthusiastic bikers find education, resources at The Spoke Folks

by The Spoke Folks (The Spoke Folks)

Submitted 03-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

It’s a Tuesday night down at The Spoke Folks and the shop is relatively quiet. Jay and Cari Niewiek, early members, are working away on small projects to liven up the garage and Keean Mansour, the volunteer head, is fixing up an old donated...

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Youth reporters rename Press Club to honor Andy Angelo

by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities (GAAH)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Regular readers of The Rapidian have seen a number of postings from the GAAH Press Club in recent years. The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of our dear friend and longtime board member who passed away on...

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