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Believe 2 Become Central Zone hosts Family Fun Night

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-28-2012 under NONPROFITS

Today, I have pride in my heart and a smile on my face for the Central Zone Community and the commitment families have made to stay involved with their children. This was made apparent as more than 190 parents and children filled the Seidman Boys...

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Reading towards a brighter future

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-07-2012 under OPINION

This article was written by Samantha Wiers, Kelsey Sterkenburg, Katie Feikema, and Jared Bosveld for EN 102H: Digital Literacy at GRCC.  One book. One hundred and forty-four pages. Sixteen hundred...

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[VIDEO] GAAH Press Club cubs experiment with multimedia, learn to distinguish fact from opinion

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

On a gray afternoon, the Cook Arts Center (644 Grandville SW) is a beacon of color. In the lobby, kids sit around a table, each with beams of crayons radiating around them. One floor above, their peers are busy at work patching together video...

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1,200 GRPS Students Exhibit at UICA!

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each year, UICA is host to one of the most vibrant and eclectic exhibitions in Grand Rapids. This city-wide art show celebrates the creativity of over 1, 200 students from 73 public and shared-time schools within the Grand Rapids Public Schools....

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Bagged the vacation? Help us decorate sack supper bags!

by (KidsFoodBasket)

Submitted 03-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

We need your help in decorating bags for our ‘sack suppers’.  Kids’ Food Basket is a non-profit childhood hunger organization serving 2,450 evening meals each weekday to 24 Kent County elementary schools.  We are working to make sure lunch...

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A Sincerely Fun Event For Kids

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

I have to disclose a few things straight away.  I'm the director of Wealthy Theatre.  I dislike seeing the Rapidian used by venues to promote events.  I'm writing this to promote a Wealthy Theatre event. Like Thomas Fuller said, "We...

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24th Annual Bowl For Kids' Sake benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters

by (D.A. Blodgett S...)

Submitted 03-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

Above is a video of our interview on WOOD TV8's EightWest with Paul Miller, Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters and Lisa Puente, Mentors For Success Coordinator.  Take a look!    What: 24th Annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake – the...

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West Michigan TACO BELL Hosts Coat Drive for Local Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Bring in any new or gently used coat to a participating West Michigan Taco Bell and receive a FREE Combo!   Grand Rapids, MI: The local Taco Bell owners in Western Michigan will be collecting coats in almost 50 local Taco Bell restaurants...

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More than just a Thanksgiving meal thanks to Saint Stephens

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NONPROFITS

Article written by Sara Schneider It is about having a family. It is about stuffing empty tummies to the brim. It is about giving, and last Tuesday, Saint Stephens Church gave Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids the perfect definition of...

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Youth development programs that really make an impact

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 12-01-2009 under NONPROFITS

What exactly is “Youth Development”? How do you know that programs serving youth are really making an impact?Youth Development programs prepare young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood. Programs must be structured with a...

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