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Chelsea Flemings announced as local Boys & Girls Clubs 2015 Youth of the Year

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Established in 1947, “Youth of the Year” is Boys & Girls Club of America’s premier recognition program for Club members, promoting service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and...

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BE GREAT Awards showcase local community members' efforts to support Grand Rapids youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 09-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids goes for an "All Out Blitz" with their 2nd Annual BE GREAT Gala

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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NPO Showcase: Boys & Girls Clubs Performing Arts Program

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth, an organization that enables young people to reach their full potential through education, recreation, and other positive community experiences. Casey...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids launches final phase of Building Bridges for Brighter Futures Campaign

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 06-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

For nearly 75 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGC-GR) has put the youth of the community “front and center” with the goal of “improving the lives” of what will become Grand Rapids’ next...

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ArtPrize artists to paint "My Great Future Is..." mural at Steil Boys & Girls Club

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 06-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

At Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids, youth are provided a safe space to learn and develop the skills they need to achieve a great future. One way to help children understand themselves and others is through art, specifically murals. Youth are...

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200 volunteers improve Grand Rapids kids' lives, futures with play

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

A playground is more than a playground. It’s a brain-expander, friend-maker and muscle-builder. Play is central to a child’s ability to grow into a productive adult. It can transform children from sedentary, bored and solitary to...

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Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate local Youth of the Year winner at free luncheon

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Club of America’s National Youth of the Year program recognizes the outstanding strength and service demonstrated by Club members across the country. Each Club chooses a Youth of the Year to compete on the state level hoping...

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New GRPS partnership helps to increase attendance at local Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

In 2013, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGC-GR) served 2,675 youth, and 57% of Club alumni said the Clubs saved their lives. Now, after several months of planning, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) is coming together...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of GR receives WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Award

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-12-2013 under NONPROFITS

On November 8th, WGVU hosted the WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Awards to recognize excellence in the local community, bringing accolades to those who share our commitment to offering everyone an opportunity to make a difference and Be More....

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