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The Golfer's Prayer Book

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 07-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

by: Rosemary Steers, Communications Specialist Sister Dorothy Ederer has been a member of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids since 1965. She taught junior high school for 14 years, receiving several awards for teaching excellence. She spent...

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Cutting the Cord – Step One: Over the Air HDTV in Grand Rapids, MI

by (grtechpart)

Submitted 07-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

 To promote the Grand Rapids Technology Partnership’s (GRTP) goals of providing technology education and promoting technology use in the region, GRTP Partner Will Hartwell is writing the “Cutting the Cord” series.  In this series, Will...

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Rapidian seeking NPO partners for news bureaus

by (LCirivello)

Submitted 07-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

  As the Rapidian nears its first birthday, we are looking to extend The Rapidian to new audiences and engage new voices. The cornerstone of this initiative is the plan to seed and help launch unique new bureaus. The Rapidian will provide tools...

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Glance at the Past - Fulton Street Cemetery

by (WYCE)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

The history of Grand Rapids' early burial plot, established in 1838.

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Essilor USA gives free eye exams and sends Club members home with new name brand glasses

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Sight is an important sense that sometimes gets mistreated due to financial setbacks, but on June 8 Essilor USA, the world’s leader in ophthalmic lenses came to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth to give free eye exams and...

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Ping Pong playing on the streets helps raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

With five dollars, Grand Rapids passer bys were able to stop and play a quick game of table tennis (or ping pong) and local business, CPPR, was on its way to helping raise awareness about table tennis and raising funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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Three Club members earn themselves new iPods

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth Club members, Brenda, Marshawnna, and Keshawnna earned themselves a trip to the Apple Store at Woodland Mall on May 27th. Brenda was winner of the Steil Club Power Hour program with 583...

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Yippie-ki-yeahoo!

by (jennschaub)

Submitted 07-01-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Since I just got done loading up all of my pictures from June I had the harsh realization that 1/3 of summer is OVER! (small panic) and frankly while it has been chock full of  Grand Rapids goodness I really need to get my butt in gear to make...

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July 2 is HERO NIGHT at GRAM on the Green/DowntownGR Bazaar: Great Fun for Families!

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 07-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

The GR Firefighters are parking Engine No. 7 at Rosa Parks Circle from 5-7pm on Friday, July 2 for an up close and personal look at the big red truck.  The crew will be on hand to meet families and hand out coloring books that have fire safety...

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Running Bare: The Shoe-free Running Phenomenon

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 06-30-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

It is said, the best part of snow skiing is taking off the boots. There are runners that feel the same way about running shoes. Over the past few decades, running shoes have developed from thin, flat and barely cushioned footwear to very supportive...

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