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Green Light Project shares stories, raises awareness of homeless youth

Submitted 10-18-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On any given night, 200 youth in Kent County don't have a place to sleep. Arbor Circle is its annual event on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 to shed light on this issue.

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'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.

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Citizens' housing, income, equity concerns become focus of Grand Rapids' second neighborhood summit

Submitted 03-22-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Summit brought together various community members and organizations to discuss current issues of housing, race and equity, neighborhood schools, and economic empowerment.

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Education workshop seeks to build community for better schools at Neighborhood Summit

Submitted 02-23-2016 under OPINION

Join East Hills Loves Congress board member Elizabeth Hoffman Ransford and former Congress Principal Bridget Cheney at the Strong Neighborhoods, Strong City Summit, on Friday, March 11 at GRPS University to discuss reclaiming neighborhood schools.

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Race and Equity workshop to compile strategic recommendations for City of Grand Rapids

Submitted 12-22-2015 under OPINION

One of the workshops at the Neighborhood Summit next March will seek to bring various community groups together to advice the City on race and equity goals moving forward.

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Teen drop-in center to celebrate community involvement, youth helped with first GR Lip Sync Battle

Submitted 11-24-2015 under NEWS

In honor of their first anniversary, Headquarters (HQ) will be holding a lip sync battle at Celebration Cinema North, at Knapps Corner. The event, a fundraiser for the organization, includes emcee DJ Adrian Butler and "ringbeards" Beardcore and friends announcing contestants wrestling match style.

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Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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