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Literacy Center of West Michigan's Family of the Year

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 06-27-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan's Family Literacy Program serves many families that have chosen to improve their lives by advancing their English language reading and writing skills. The DeLeón-Gramajo  family shares...

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Literacy Center Draws on Family Fun

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 04-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

Everyone got in on the fun at the Literacy Center of West Michigan's Family Activity Night. Parents, children, and staff all played a hilarious game of Pictionary to showcase artistic talents, and to draw upon vocabulary skills. To play...

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Help Your Child Become a Better Reader

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 03-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Literacy Center of West Michigan family literacy coordinator Shay Kraley provides complimentary tutoring, workshops and events designed to assist parents and caregivers in becoming better readers for themselves as well as their families. This ...

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Catalyst Radio: Moms Bloom helping families with newborn get a strong start

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 02-25-2011 under NONPROFITS

Parenthood can be a circus, and moments for a quick shower and nap are coveted. Moms Bloom, only a couple of years old, was founded to provide help to families with newborns and moms who may struggle with post-partum. Listen in as co-founder Sara...

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Live Nativity at Marywood

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 11-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

Instruments of Hope will be hosting a Live Nativity event on Sunday, December 12 at 5:30 p.m. on the Marywood campus, which is located at 2025 Fulton Street East. A family event that will delight and inspire people of all...

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Short-term and long-term host families needed for foreign students

by (NWSE.hauser)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

 I am your area coordinator for NorthWest Student Exchange.  The upcoming school year is approaching quickly and we still have 40 students in need of homes in and around the Grand Rapids area!  The length of hosting varies, so even if...

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As Different As Different Can Be

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Rachel and Kaitlyn were born on the same day, of the same parents, raised in the same environment; yet as you can see - on their birthday bikes, at three years of age, they are as different as different can be.  Even the most cursory look...

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Persistence

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever noticed how the child's short attention span gives way to amazing persistence when the task is something she really wants; for example, learning to walk, tying a shoe, whistling a tune, batting a ball? And when the child falters at any...

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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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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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