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St. Cecilia Music Center announces dynamic 2017-18 concert line-up

Submitted 05-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center's 2017 / 2018 Jazz, Chamber Music and Acoustic Folk Performers will include Judy Collins, Leo Kottke, Christian McBride, Brad Mehldau, Gregory Porter, Kurt Elling, and the Renowned Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

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Nonprofit volunteer fair scheduled for May 31

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Explore volunteer opportunities for summer!

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Letter carriers collect record amount of food during Stamp Out Hunger

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids residents donated 200,000 pounds of food during Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

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Measure What Matters: EcoBuns Baby + Co.

Submitted 05-11-2017 under NONPROFITS

Four years ago, Marissa Berghorst, her mother Vicki Hughes and her sister Meghan Osterbaan bought EcoBuns Baby + Co., located in Holland. This e-commerce store has transformed into a growing brick-and-mortar store, offering a large variety of environmentally friendly cloth diapers and baby products.

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Local First launches sustainable business education series

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Local First launches its sustainable business education series: Measure What Matters Workshop series. The first workshop is this afternoon, May 9, 2017.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings SFJAZZ Collective to perform music of Miles Davis this Thursday

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will bring eight of the best jazz musicians from around the world to the Royce Auditorium stage on May 4. The SFJazz Collective is an all-star ensemble comprised of the finest performers/composers at work in jazz today.

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National expert, best-selling author to teach seniors art of 'rightsizing'

Submitted 05-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

Rightsizing expert Lynn McPhelimy will present, “Rightsizing with Lynn McPhelimy,” at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes on May 11.

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Teachers want to be heard

Submitted 04-13-2017 under OPINION

Michigan’s final state plan for implementing the country’s new federal education law will be on its way to Washington next month. Teaching is one of the strongest influences on student learning, so our voices must be heard in matters concerning school performance and professional development.

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Fast track to success: the Sekayi Bracey Story

Submitted 04-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

When East Kentwood native Sekayi Bracey was just 8 years old, her elementary gym teacher encouraged her to pursue running. The Youth Grant Committee at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded a grant to the track program in 2006 and Sekayi was featured in our annual report for 2005-2006.

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Kent County Parks Foundation partners with She Rides Her Own Way to host retro beach party

Submitted 04-07-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Retro Beach Party at Millennium Park helps to expand and enhance Kent County parks.

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