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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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Meet Brian Ellis: Running for Republican Congressional seat

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 11-01-2013 under NEWS

Brian Ellis, a Grand Rapids businessman, recently announced he is running for the Republican nomination to Congress in the third district. This includes Grand Rapids. He currently owns a financial investment advisory firm and is president of East...

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Catalyst Radio: Proposed fed budget cuts eliminating national community service to affect thousands in GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 03-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

In the Grand Rapids area alone, there are more than 60 AmeriCorps members, 1,000 Senior Corps members and 28,000 K-12 students benefiting from Learn and Serve. These community service programs are administered by the Corporation for National and...

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An interview with congressional candidate Patrick Miles

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 07-26-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The retiring of Vern Ehlers, who for 17 years held the U.S. House of Representatives seat for Michigan's 3rd District, leaves both republicans and democrats vying for votes. One of the democratic candidates is local lawyer and civic leader Pat Miles...

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