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Get into the Christmas spirit with GRTV's Santa Show

by (wayjulie)

Submitted 12-08-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

In early December each year, the GRTV studio transforms into a winter wonderland as kids and adults alike throughout Grand Rapids wait impatiently for the arrival of their favorite jolly Christmas icon – Santa Claus! The Santa Show is a long-...

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Animators Retreat and Picnic to be held July 8 at Wealthy Theatre

by (GRCMC Media Ed)

Submitted 06-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

The day starts at the CMC Education Annex, 1110 Wealthy St. SE, where you may choose from two hands-on workshops: 1.       Animators Workshop I: Women of Animated Film is an under-the-camera, hands-on workshop led by...

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Kent County Parks Foundation is dedicated to growing our park, trail systems

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Kate Meyer from the Kent County Parks Foundation (KCPF) discusses their role in improving the Kent County parks system, and how they support the Kent County Parks Department. Meyer also...

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Blue Star Players specialize in performing new works in intimate settings

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-29-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Ann Celeste Cloyd of Blue Star Players shares some of the goals for the performing collective, and discusses ways community members with a variety of skills and interests can get involved...

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Safe Haven Ministries empowers women, supports them in personal decision making

by (GRTV)

Submitted 03-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase Program Director of Safe Haven Ministries, Tara Aday, discusses some of the services they provide to women and children who have experienced, or are experiencing, domestic abuse. Safe...

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Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" for West Michigan families

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Marcie Lewis and Patty McCormick of the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan. Lewis and McCormick discuss the amenities that the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan provides...

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Kent ranks twenty-sixth out of 83 Michigan counties for child well-being

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase features Annemarie Valdez, Executive Director at First Steps Kent. Valdez discusses some disappointing Kent County statistics related to child well-being and reading proficiency and First Steps...

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Growing Up Blandford Campaign seeks to increase capacity for Blandford Nature Center

by (GRTV)

Submitted 01-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s episode of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Corey Turner, Development Manager at Blandford Nature Center, discusses the Growing Up Blandford Campaign and how this community-supported effort will help Blandford welcome even more...

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Santa will take calls, tweets live tonight on GRTV

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

Santa will be taking your calls and tweets live again tonight, Monday, December 19 from 6-7 PM in the GRTV studio during the annual GRTV Santa Call-In Show! Santa wants to hear from you - record a short video of you, your child, or your...

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Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan provides support, resources for children with Down syndrome and their families

by (GRTV)

Submitted 12-07-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, April Sawhill, Executive Director, and Lindsey Kloeckner, Parent Member, discuss the resources available through the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan (DSAWM), the Early Stages...

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