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Grand Rapids Trans Foundation awards first scholarship

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

On behalf of its Board of Directors, the Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is pleased to award its first $2,500 scholarship to local college student Aaminah Shakur.  The GRTF scholarship program invests in transgender individuals in Grand...

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When free college is not enough

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 05-03-2016 under OPINION

On Saturday, April 23, neighbors on the westside of Grand Rapids got “down and dirty” at the annual Westside Community Cleanup. Started in 2009, it has evolved from a small group of concerned residents who saw a need to clean up the...

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Local scholarship program grows for high school juniors, seniors

by (WestMichiganSav...)

Submitted 03-29-2016 under NONPROFITS

West Michigan Savoyards is not a local household name, but their scholarship program is becoming well known to area high schools. The Savoyards have been putting on Gilbert & Sullivan performances each spring for 17 years and are now in their...

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Catalyst Radio: Challenge Scholars program uniting around advanced education for children's future

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Challenge Scholars, a new and innovative program of Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Grand Rapids Public Schools, is succeeding in uniting local...

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[email protected] Open House

by (angelamorris)

Submitted 02-02-2015 under

You can save time and money by earning your Ferris bachelor’s degree without leaving Grand Rapids Community College. Ferris works with GRCC to make financial aid a smooth process while you earn both Ferris and GRCC credit right at GRCC. Join...

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Supporting Our Leaders: preparing students for the future

by (ashleyborres)

Submitted 07-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has been involved with the community for many years and are supporting our youth through the Supporting our Leaders, SOL, program. The program is for middle school, high school and college students. The...

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Catalyst Radio: Noorthoek Academy's family event Big Step Walk fundraiser is Saturday

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-09-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the nonprofit Noorthoek Academy, and the May 10 fundraiser, Big Step Walk. Noorthoek Academy partners...

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Calvin students get hands-on experience serving community in bike shop, youth club

by (Oakdale Neighbors)

Submitted 03-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Matt Schanck has been turning wrenches at Oakdale Neighbors’ Boston Square Community Bikes program for two years. He and other students from the NVW dormitory at Calvin College get real-world experience in the Oakdale neighborhood every week....

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Story Matters: Tina Ureña, Gracie Aylmer share the college students' perspective on Grand Rapids beer culture

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. Tina Ureña and...

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Catalyst Radio: Plaster Creek Stewards work for restoration of local watershed

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-15-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW On this edition of Catalyst Radio we learn about an effort to bring back to health a key watershed in the Grand Rapids area. Plaster Creek Stewards...

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