Community Updates: Friday, July 28

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-28-2023 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids Seeks Proposals for Third Set of PBGR Community Improvement Projects On Thursday, July 27, the City of Grand Rapids sent out a press release to announce that it has put out a request for proposals (RFPs) for the third set of...

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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network celebrating its eighth annual Leadership Awards

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-10-2016 under NEWS

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Grand Rapids is hosting its Eighth Annual Leadership Awards Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the St. Cecilia Music Center. Several awards will be given in categories such as advocacy,...

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Winner of three Jammie Awards, Lady Ace Boogie, shares her journey to 'Feel Good Music'

by (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 03-11-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Rapper Lady Ace Boogie is all smiles. There are a few reasons for that. Her latest album, “Feel Good Music,” just won three WCYE Jammie Awards—Best Album by a New Artist, Hip-Hop Album of the Year and Critics’ Choice Award....

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Honorees announced for the fifth annual Women and the Environment Symposium

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-18-2016 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) has announced the recipients of the Environmental Hidden Heroine Awards. The awards will be presented during the fifth annual Women and the Environment Symposium....

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The Rapidian announces winners of first Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

To a more-than-packed house at Luna Taqueria and Cocina last night, 13 winners of Excellence in Citizen Journalism Awards were revealed, celebrating the incredible accomplishments of local voices in Grand Rapids in 2015. "As we looked at the...

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Local First Annual Meeting & LocalMotion Awards

by (svanderberg)

Submitted 11-13-2014 under

Local First's Fifth Annual Meeting & LocalMotion Awards is a night for Local First members to connect with each other over our shared vision and continue to create a stronger, more sustainable local economy in West Michigan. All Local First...

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Second annual Black Market event to include awards presentation

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NEWS

The second annual Black Market, presented by Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) will take place on Friday, November 21 and Saturday, November 22.  On Friday, networking, shopping, a strolling dinner and the inaugural Black Market GRAAB...

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Awards nominations being accepted for GRABB

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Nominations for the inaugural Grand Rapids Area Black Business (GRABB) awards ceremony are being accepted until October 28.  Categories and eligibility include: Young, Black and Gifted award - this award recognizes entrepreneurs under the age...

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Neighborhood Business Alliance to celebrate 25 years of economic development

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Jessa Timmer   On Thursday, November 6, the Neighborhood Business Alliance will present its 25th year of the Neighborhood Business Awards at Wealthy Theatre. These awards are by far the longest running celebration of...

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Calling out the Emperor: Awards and Recognition in Grand Rapids

by (brittanyndernberger)

Submitted 10-13-2014 under OPINION

I’m calling out the Emperor. He has no clothes. Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 classic "The Emperor’s New Clothes" provides an apt idiom for Grand Rapids’ local award season. Social media has been abuzz with the...

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