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Alternatives in Motion announces endurance award winners

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 10-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

Alternatives in Motion has announced the 5th Annual AIM High Endurance Awards winners. This year’s event, featuring keynote speaker Mackenzie Woodring, will raise funds to provide people in need with access to wheelchairs and repair services....

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Universal Design for Worship: Shaping worship for people of all abilities

by ([email protected])

Submitted 07-19-2016 under

In partnership with the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, CLC Network is pleased to host this event for congregations and worshiping communities who want practical ways to implement universal design in worship. “Universal...

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Disability Advocates of Kent County encourages participation in National Disability Voter Registration Week

by (Disability Advo...)

Submitted 07-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

The American Association of People with Disabilities' REV UP campaign is proud to coordinate National Disability Voter Registration Week, July 11-15, 2016.  This week is dedicated to increasing the political power of people with...

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Celebrate Ability Picnic

by (Disability Advo...)

Submitted 06-29-2016 under

Join us in celebrating the 26th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as Disability Advocates' 35th Anniversary! Disability Advocates, along with community partners that provide services to individuals...

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Disability Advocates of Kent County throws Celebrate Ability Picnic

by (Disability Advo...)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join in on the celebration of the 26th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as Disability Advocates' 35th Anniversary! Disability Advocates, along with community partners that provide services to...

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CLC Network (Christian Learning Center) Annual Auction 2016

by ([email protected])

Submitted 12-22-2015 under

CLC Network (Christian Learning Center) Annual Auction – Saturday, January 30, 2016 Break the doldrums of mid-winter and join the family fun at CLC Network's annual Auction on Saturday, January 30 at Calvary Christian Reformed Church (3500...

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The Arc of Kent County launches The Assurance Plan for individuals with disabilities

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under NONPROFITS

Individuals with disabilities and their families face challenges every day. But what if the individual’s caregiver is no longer around, or available to help ensure that the crucial supports and services are still in place? That’s the...

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SiTE:LAB community creates one more surprise at final performance of grand prize winner

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under OPINION

Late into a night of celebrating at SiTE:LAB on Friday after the ArtPrize Awards Ceremony, members of the team of volunteers animatedly discussed how to retrofit a swing to accommodate long-time volunteer Toni Bal. Bal is in a wheelchair as a long-...

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DisArt Stories Matter: Grace Teo explains Open Style Lab's work, collaboration with festival

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-24-2015 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. This story was...

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Photographer focuses on empowered disability presence

by (katelewisceramics)

Submitted 04-22-2015 under NEWS

Tom Olin returns to Grand Rapids after over 30 years of documenting the disability rights movement. "ACCESS IS A CIVIL RIGHT: The Photography of Tom Olin" is an exhibition at Calvin’s (106) Gallery and Studio on South Division Avenue...

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