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Local tuition-free pharmacy technician program accepting applications

by West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (wmcat)

Submitted 06-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Have you received your high school diploma or General Education Development (GED)? Do you live in Kent County, receive some form of public assistance, and have no record of a felony? Are you looking for a meaningful career that can give you income...

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Spark your teens' creativity this summer with WMCAT's summer art & tech camps

by West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (wmcat)

Submitted 05-31-2017 under NONPROFITS

This summer the studios at WMCAT (West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology) will be open to any middle or high school student who wants to explore, experiment and elevate their voice. WMCAT is excited to offer 41 different art and tech camp...

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No stopping them now, these Grand Rapids kids are on the move

by The Rapid (TheRapid)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

At The Rapid, we provide more than just transportation. We’re the direct connection to jobs for many individuals. In fact, nearly 80 percent of The Rapid’s passengers board the bus to commute to and from work. We also help people manage...

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Premiere of WMCAT student-produced documentary will highlight local social justice and equity

by West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (wmcat)

Submitted 02-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

Maybe you’ve cranked the volume up while listening to the latest post-breakup song, or you’ve listened to a song in remembrance of your childhood years or deceased loved ones; No matter what emotion you may be experiencing, music has the...

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Calm in the chaos: Life of a therapy dog volunteer

by Karen Pimpo (karenpimpo)

Submitted 12-13-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Cindy Dutmers loves dogs and loves to help people. While volunteering at West Michigan Therapy Dogs, Inc., she can do both. Through their visits, Dutmers and her canine partner Meia quietly change the atmosphere of hospitals, veteran’s homes,...

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"Not relaxing or easy," students try living a month of poverty

by Access of West Michigan (Access of West ...)

Submitted 11-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

College students are used to the idea of living on a budget, but acting out the life of a low-income West Michigan family adds a new dimension to their perception of poverty. “I believe any experiential learning is superior to lecture-based...

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Artists Creating Together hosts Creative Lab at Downtown Market

by Downtown Market (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, Artists Creating Together will host the ACT Creative Lab in partnership with ArtPrize Labs at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to celebrate the arts and inclusion in the Grand Rapids community. As an ArtPrize Labs partner...

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Leadership for Life Day Camp

by Grand Rapids Right to Life (grrtl)

Submitted 07-13-2016 under

Are you the world’s next prolife hero? Come and find out at the second annual Leadership for Life Day Camp sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life.  This full day of action-packed prolife leadership training for teens will take place on...

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Local Westside school collecting water for Flint Public Schools

by jullianie mackey (jullianiemackey)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

The Harrison Park School community is organizing in a collaboration between parents and school administrators to help our neighbors in Flint with their need for safe water. The Parent Action Leader, Petronila Solares, at Harrison Park School, was an...

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61Syx Street Dance Academy presents dance battle at Pyramid Scheme

by Lydia Zilinsky (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Students of the 61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy have been training and practicing for an age based dance battle, featuring 1 vs 1 dance offs from students as young as four years of age. This Saturday, December 19 from 11 a.m - 3:30 p.m. the...

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