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A Sincerely Fun Event For Kids

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

I have to disclose a few things straight away.  I'm the director of Wealthy Theatre.  I dislike seeing the Rapidian used by venues to promote events.  I'm writing this to promote a Wealthy Theatre event. Like Thomas Fuller said, "We...

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Sensitivity

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

This is the third in a series of eight brief reflections written by Sister Mary Navarre, OP. A long-time teacher and thought-provoking poetic writer, Sister Mary is a member of the Leadership Team of the Dominican...

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Bridge Street Place: Sustainable, Affordable Permanent Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 02-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

  Amidst a growing need to provide for affordable, permanent housing needs for survivors of domestic violence, last week Dwelling Place announced the completion of the transformation and renovation of a transitional housing community, My...

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Speak Out!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 02-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

A Talent for Speaking  An ancient Chinese saying gives this advice: “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open mouth and remove all doubt.” This may have been good advice in ancient China, medieval monasteries or our...

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Wealthy Theatre Remembers Gordon Varneau

by (diaghilev)

Submitted 01-16-2010 under OPINION

This week we say goodbye to a man whose history is, in many ways, the history of Wealthy Theatre.  Gordon 'Gordy' Varneau died peacefully in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Tuesday. It is with indebtedness that we remember the man whose name patrons see...

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Listen!

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 01-14-2010 under NONPROFITS

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. ~Epictetus (or Diogenes according to some sources)  This is the first in a series of eight brief reflections written by Sister Mary Navarre, OP. A long-time...

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Community Called to Action: Rally Around Artist's Creative Solution for Loitering.

by (jennschaub)

Submitted 11-03-2009 under OPINION

Historic Preservation Committee has asked Kevin Haviland (building owner) and Erwin Erkfitz (neighbor and artist) to remove an Artprize mural from the front of 217 S. Division. Residents and neighbors suspect that once the mural is removed, exposing...

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A Mom's Perspective - DSAWM W.I.W. Series - Part #2

by (DSAWM)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under NONPROFITS

Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan - WHY I WALK Series - Part #2 A Mom’s Perspective – By Lindsay Anes Precious.  Smiling.  Sweet, little peanut.  Cuddly.  Energetic.  Amazing!   It is difficult...

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When Life's Challenges Become Our Greatest Gifts - DSAWM W.I.W. Series - Part #1

by (DSAWM)

Submitted 09-24-2009 under NONPROFITS

Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan - WHY I WALK Series - Part #1 When Life’s Challenges Become Our Greatest Gifts – By Patty Boylen                 ...

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BUDDY WALK HELD TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOWN SYNDROME

by (DSAWM)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

BUDDY WALK HELD TO RAISE AWARENESS OF DOWN SYDROMEAnnual Event Brings Education, Advocacy, and Funding to the Forefront The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM), a non-profit organization that strives to enhance the lives of...

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