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Andy Angelo Press Club experiences art, music in downtown Grand Rapids

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 05-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club attended Art.Downtown on April 11, 2014 and then later that weekend attended the La Dispute concert at the Pyramid Scheme. They got a chance to interview artists at Art.Downtown. and the band at The Pyramid Scheme. Here,...

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Andy Angelo Press Club explores Art.Downtown.

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 05-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Daniel   The purpose of Art.Downtown. is to show artists' artwork and express their style and technique. Art.Downtown. has been around more than seven years. On April 11, 2014 Press Club went to Art.Downtown. to view a bunch of artwork....

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Build youth literacy: How investing in The Rapidian invests in your community

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Ver este video en español | See this video in Spanish This video tells the story of how we build a youth literacy and build bridges thanks to investments in The Rapidian. In this video, young Rapidian reporter Edgar re-enacts his experience...

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Harrison Report: Media Team tackles strict teachers, short recesses, visit with Governor Snyder

by (Harrison Park M...)

Submitted 03-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

Governor Snyder Visits Harrison Park  By Esmerelda Michigan Governor Rick Snyder came to visit Harrison Park School on Thursday, February 6. Because I was a member of Media Team, I was picked to meet Gov. Snyder. When I was told, I was excited...

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Meet the Harrison Park Media Team!

by (Harrison Park M...)

Submitted 03-07-2014 under NONPROFITS

The CYC teamed up with Harrison Park Elementary School to work with kids interested in learning about journalism. The result was the Harrison Park Media Team. Here is what the kids had to say about their group:  Media Team is about sharing...

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Andy Angelo Press Club meets Sonia Manzano

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Cook Library Center hosted a presentation by actress and author Sonia Manzano. One of the first Latina women on television, Manzano is best known for her role as Maria on the Sesame Street. Students from the Andy Angelo Press Club...

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Creative Youth Center to get spooky for first fundraising gala

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NEWS

This Thursday night, the Creative Youth Center will be raising funds for their organization at their very first fundraiser: a pop-up dinner event called "The Captain's Affair."  "This event will be hosted by Captain H. Tanny...

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Local creative inspires children to become published writers

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 07-12-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Good writing and presentation make a big difference in today’s professional environment, but it’s not always easy to get kids excited about learning to write. Lori Slager, co-founder and executive director of the Creative Youth Center (...

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CYC to celebrate young writers, new center

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 06-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, Jun. 15, the Creative Youth Center (CYC) is having a party to celebrate the grand opening of their new location. This gives neighbors and citizens a chance to have fun, check out their facilities and meet the people in the organization...

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Join us in supporting youth literacy

by (LorenaSlager)

Submitted 05-16-2013 under OPINION

Last month our advanced Press Club was pleased to invite local journalist and Creative Youth Center (CYC) board member, Charlsie Dewey, to come and talk to the group about what her job entails and to offer a few of her best practices. Our eight Andy...

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