Grand Rapids

JCPenney awards $7,500 grant to Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

During the 2010-2011 school year, more Grand Rapids students will be participating in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth­­­­ afterschool program thanks in part to an access grant made possible by JCPenney Afterschool. The...

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Wireless Internet for Low Income Residents of Grand Rapids

by (grcmc)

Submitted 11-12-2010 under NONPROFITS

UPDATE: This program is no longer available. For those who haven’t heard, Clear is the new kid in town for high-speed wireless Internet access. “Bringing the 4G service to Grand Rapids has been in the works for some time” said...

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Eight young nonprofit professionals honored

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 11-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Greater Grand Rapids is proud to present the 2010 YNPN Leadership Awards, an annual opportunity for local nonprofit and community leaders to come together and celebrate their accomplishments. This year,...

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Picardo: The man, the image and his world

by (scott warren)

Submitted 11-01-2010 under OPINION

On Wednesday, Nov. 3, Thomas M Cooley Law School will host Caribbean born artist Erick Picardo and his art show Picardo; the man, the image, & his world.The reception is from 6 to 9 p.m., and will feature work from the Grand...

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European jazz legends in Grand Rapids: Carl Ludwig Hubsch and Longrun Development of the Universe Trio

by (scott warren)

Submitted 11-01-2010 under OPINION

The experimentalist jazz pioneer Carl Ludwig Hubsch is bringing his Longrun Development of the Universe Trio to Mexicains Sans Frontieres on Tuesday, Nov. 2. Renowned for his unconventional style of playing on the tuba, Hubsch will perform his avant...

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When there is something strange in GR, who you gonna call? W. MI Paranormal Investigation

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-28-2010 under OPINION

There are things that happen in this world in that are not easily explained, and Grand Rapids is no exception to this rule. One group in this city that is helping to find an explanation is The West Michigan Paranormal Investigation team (WMPI). WMPI...

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The Great Unknown invades Grand Rapids

by (scott warren)

Submitted 10-25-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This Friday, Oct. 29, Philadelphia's own The Great Unknown will be in Grand Rapids for a pair of back to back appearances.  The first appearance at the "Singing Conversation" series presented by Literary Life Bookstore (758 Wealthy St...

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Song sharing planned at Marywood Chapel

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 10-22-2010 under NONPROFITS

On Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., the Marywood Chapel Choir will be sharing a concert with the Grand Rapids Women's Chorus. Each group of singers will perform a few pieces separately and the combined choirs will perform one piece together. The...

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Event Highlights- Free Radical Friday!

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 10-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Free Radical Event is quickly approaching. With October 22 right around the corner Grand Rapids is gearing up for another big night featuring art and local businesses.  During the Free Radical event, over 200 local artists will be...

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2nd annual Steak and Burger Dinner raises nearly $40,000 for BGCGRYC

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

When faced with challenges in her career, Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes learned to focus on the journey and not the destination. The 2nd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner provided the Club members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth...

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