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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids names Chief Development Officer

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2016 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids has added a new key member of its senior management staff. The organization recently announced that Nikki Outhier will serve as Chief Development Officer.  In her new role, Outhier will provide vision,...

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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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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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Huggable Holiday Heroes from Younker's benefits local Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

This holiday Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth are proud to partner with The Bon-Ton Stores (Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and...

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Kids Adventure Challenge Race Set for September 8

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

The second annual Kids Adventure Challenge presented by Gazelle Sports will take place Sunday, September 8th at 10am at John Ball Park in Grand Rapids. Last year’s inaugural Kids Adventure Challenge sold out with 500 participants and raised $2...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids celebrate first year of new music program with Spring Concert

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

In September 2012, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) received a grant from The Barber Foundation to begin a music program. Under the direction of Casey Stratton, Club members are offered different music classes for...

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Local business gets involved in a real way at Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Lacks Enterprises Plastic Plate Division’s Management Team came to Camp O’Malley on Friday, April 30th to re-side one of the camper cabins. Not only did Lacks come to volunteer for the project, they also donated $900 for the supplies.   “The...

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Park Place or bust : Monopoly Game Tournament for Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 dollars. This is the dreaded Monopoly game phrase that would upset any game-player. We’ve all heard these words before and felt the longing of collecting the $200 we deserve.   Now...

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Trip the Light : Never an event like this before

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers, an arts organization encouraging local art, and Dance in the Annex (DITA), a contemporary dance collaborative, are hosting the premiere of something completely unique in Grand Rapids: Trip The Light 04.14.10 at Wealthy Theatre, doors at...

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