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Community partners announce Plaza Roosevelt development plans

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 11-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

At a news conference Monday, November 21, eight partners announced an agreement to begin site planning work on the proposed Plaza Roosevelt development - a unique mix of education, healthcare, affordable housing and more. Plaza Roosevelt is proposed...

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Welcome Home: An Event to Support Veterans

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 10-20-2016 under

Celebrate this Veteran’s Day by hearing from Veterans about what it means to be welcomed home. Join us to learn more about Habitat Kent's Veteran Program and learn how we can partner together to truly welcome home our Veterans. Click here...

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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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Dine 2 Donate at Kent County Applebee's

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 03-24-2016 under

Visit your local Kent County, Ludington, or Big Rapids Applebees on Friday March 25th to support the Habitat Kent Veteran Program. Ten percent of all the food proceeds from seven Applebees restaurants will go to providing affordable homeownership to...

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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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Habitat Kent and Lowe's Partner to Revitalize Roosevelt Park

by Habitat for Humanity of Kent County (habitatkent)

Submitted 06-08-2015 under

25 volunteers from Lowe's and the Roosevelt Park community will join forces with Habitat for Humanity of Kent County on June 10 to revitalize a Roosevelt Park neighborhood. Lowe’s awarded Habitat Kent a $35,500 grant to help complete the...

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Habitat for Humanity, SiTE:LAB unite in Roosevelt Park

by SiTE:LAB (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 07-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, July 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Habitat for Humanity of Kent County will host the Grandville Avenue Arts Cookout in partnership with SiTE:LAB and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. The event will celebrate a new partnership...

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Custer to focus on building creativity on northwest side Habitat for Humanity house

by Rachel Potter (rachelcc)

Submitted 04-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

One of the great things about Grand Rapids is the community's investment in itself and its members. In a conversation I recently had with Todd Custer, Vice President of Sales-Architecture Products, Furniture and Technology at Custer, he...

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Habitat recipient "pays it forward"

by Chelsea LaForge (Chelsea)

Submitted 12-22-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

It started when a speck of shingle stone landed in Michael Bradley's eye. Bradley was volunteering as one of Union High School's Habitat builders. While Bill Moerdyk, a Kent County's Habitat for Humanity ...

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In studio: Habitat for Humanity Kent County

by WYCE Radio 88.1 FM (WYCE)

Submitted 06-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining us in the studio is Christopher Hall, director of construction for Habitat for Humanity of Kent County. Christopher shares Habitat for Humanity's plans to build 13 net-zero houses on Wealthy Street. "Net zero" means the houses will produce...

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