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Clothing startup sends 2,900 meals to local families

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

After a two-week campaign, Lansing-based startup Live. Love. Michigan. raised enough money to send 2,900 meals to local families through Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Through its Hold on to Hope campaign, the company designed a line of...

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Pitbulls: "Beyond the Myth" Film Fundraiser

by (Keiffer and Friends)

Submitted 03-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Keiffer and Friends Pit Bull Rescue founded in 2013 is hosting a viewing of the film Beyond the Myth on Saturday March 29th at 7:00PM at Wealthy Street Theatre in Grand Rapids. Beyond the Myth focuses on the negative stigma that American Bull...

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Hope on their sleeves: clothing startup believes in Michigan's resilience

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

Community investment is an afterthought for most companies, something they work into their business plans after they’ve gotten established. For Live. Love. Michigan. it was the founding principle. A marine biology student at Michigan State...

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Girl Scouts to offer interactive fundraiser party

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This Wednesday, the Girl Scouts of Michigan will meet at the Goei Center for the very first Badge Bash. The event offers adults the opportunity to participate in activities to earn traditional Girl Scout badges. The event is open to men and women...

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UICA's Live Coverage invites audience to watch artists work, raises funds for art center

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Over 30 artists used a variety of mediums to create works of art for an audience of 320 attendees at Urban Institute for Contemporary Art (UICA)’s 13th annual Live Coverage event and fundraiser last Friday night. Along with artists working...

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Eastown Community Association Hosts Annual Meeting, Announces Wilcox Park Five Year Plan

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 02-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Saturday, February 8, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) will host its annual meeting, an event that, according to ECA Executive Director Lindsey Ruffin, is a perfect time for Eastown residents to learn more about the ECA and also to meet...

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Local artists band together for typhoon relief

by (krebsnolan)

Submitted 12-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s been more than a month since Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, claiming the lives of more than 5,600 people and displacing an estimated 4.4 million. While the devastation may have superseded from the front page, times are...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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Brewery Vivant takes over Twisted Rooster to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Grand Rapids’ Twisted Rooster will make room on its draft list for half a dozen beers from Brewery Vivant. The event is expected to pique the interest of local beer geeks with this season’s restaurant debut of...

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5K GR Warrior Team Challenge raising money for wounded veterans

by (Raheeq Al-Zaidan)

Submitted 10-31-2013 under NEWS

The GR Warrior Team Challenge is daring people to test their physical limits in honor of local veterans who need community advocates. Jennifer Franson, of Routes Travel, is part of a large team of volunteers turning Richmond Hills Park into a...

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