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Seven reasons to ride the bus more in 2017

Submitted 01-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Why riding the bus more in 2017 can support your other resolutions

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Life in a Refugee Camp: From Bhutan to the United States by Posta Dangal

Submitted 12-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

Posta Dangal, born in Bhutan in 1975, was moved to a refugee camp in Nepal in 1990. While in the camp Posta became an advocate for other refugees. In 2011, Posta and her family were resettled in the United States and eight months later moved to Grand Rapids.

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Fourth annual bilingual college fair bridges gap between Latino families and college

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NEWS

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan hosts fourth annual Bilingual College Fair to connect students and their families with over 25 local colleges and community organizations.

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Artist, nonprofit invite community to experience poverty for themselves

Submitted 10-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

A new way of addressing poverty that involves personal experience and a call to action.

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Urban experiences are important to the development of well-rounded kids

Submitted 09-29-2016 under OPINION

Urban experiences develop self-confidence and cultural awareness in children. ArtPrize 8 is a perfect opportunity to bring kids downtown for a great urban experience.

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Wealthy Theatre to host free simulcast of 2016 POTUS debate

Submitted 09-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

All are welcome to attend this unbiased and impartial presentation of the Presidential national debate at Wealthy Theatre.

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Pieces of perspective: Highlighting ArtPrize ACTion artist Jodie Dilno

Submitted 09-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

At the intersection of art and community, Jodie Dilno brings her own unique perspective to ArtPrize 2016.

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How to triumph over the Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale: Tips from a bargain hunter

Submitted 07-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

With over 10,000 pairs of shoes and savings of up to 80 percent off, the annual Wolverine Worldwide Super Mega Shoe Sale is a bargain hunter’s dream. Here are a few tips for coming out on top.

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Detroit healing arts practitioner to share her wisdom in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Detroit healing arts practitioner, Adela Nieves ADS, CCT, RMT, presents “One Bite at a Time: Food as Medicine.”

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Michigan state parks act as summer classrooms

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

For most students, school is out, but that does not mean learning has to stop.

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