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New Committee Announced at Alternatives in Motion

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 08-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

As an organization that strives to enhance independence for persons with disabilities, equity is at the center of our work. Because of this, over the past two years, AIM has made efforts and strides to embed a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

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Celebrating dads, diversity at the Burton Heights reunion

by (arcarpenter)

Submitted 06-15-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This Sunday, June 18, families from all over the Greater Grand Rapids area are invited to Garfield Park to celebrate Father’s Day with the Burton Heights neighborhood. The Third Annual Burton Heights Reunion will begin at 12 p.m. in the park...

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'Holiday It Forward' provides unconventional method of giving

by (Angelyn Groenboom)

Submitted 11-17-2013 under NEWS

For the second consecutive year, community members are making the holiday season brighter by participating in an unusual method of giving based on the honor system.    Community members are passing along envelopes stuffed with cash...

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What the Truck supports local youth programs

by (Steff)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“Tacos!” “Chinese food!” “Ice cream!” The lunch menu suggestions from students at the Cook Arts Center’s summer program were not surprising: when you ask kids what they want to eat responses like these are...

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Encore Workshop to Connect Experienced Adults with New Skills-based Opportunities

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Volunteer Center is piloting a new free workshop designed to help retirees identify and connect their talents and interests with unique skills-based volunteer opportunities in the community. This workshop is a...

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