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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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Seven farmers markets to explore this summer

Submitted 07-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

Make the most out of summer by enjoying locally grown goods from Grand Rapids' farmers markets.

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Heartside meeting to revitalize neighborhood association

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Residents and community members in Heartside meeting monthly to reform neighborhood association and address concerns together.

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Local First party to celebrate new offices in historic building

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NEWS

Local First, a non-profit which supports local businesses, continues to grow and is now at 345 Fuller. The Office warming party is on July 21, 2016 from 4-7 p.m.

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3:11 Youth Housing to triple capacity

Submitted 07-12-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids-based nonprofit serves youth ages 18-24 by creating safe, affordable housing. The organization is adding two new houses in Fall 2016.

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Disability Advocates of Kent County encourages participation in National Disability Voter Registration Week

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

American Association of People with Disabilities coordinates National Disability Voter Registration Week; encouraged by Disability Advocates of Kent County

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Divorce Attorneys for Women partners with local domestic violence nonprofits to bring world-renowned author to West Michigan

Submitted 07-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

Lundy Bancroft is one of the world's leading experts on domestic abuse, and the author of several best-selling books. Bancroft will lead two workshops in October of 2016, one geared towards professionals and one open to the public. Registration is now open.

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Local clubhouse supporting people with mental illness hosts annual craft show

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

The 2016 Sheldon House Craft and Vendor Show will be on Saturday, July 9 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Catholic Central High School.

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Sign up now to showcase at Maker Faire Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-05-2016 under NEWS

Artists, inventors, scientists, woodworkers, designers and more are invited to apply for Maker Faire Grand Rapids at the Grand Rapids Public Museum by July 22, 2016.

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Ten fun and free things to do in July

Submitted 07-01-2016 under NEWS

Enjoy summer to the fullest and ride The Rapid to these great events in and around Grand Rapids.

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