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Turning time into money, helping plan 2010 Special Events

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Time is often a commodity taken for granted. The average person wants to do a bucket list full of things but usually ends up not being able to find the time. With the economy as it is today, there is no better time to commit the time to making a...

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Camp O’Malley aiming to achieve another successful summer in 2010

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-09-2009 under NONPROFITS

Despite the completion of another successful summer, Camp O’Malley’s camper attendance numbers dropped a little over two percent this year. The number of youth attending in 2009 was 484, while in 2008 there were 495 campers. Although, this drop does...

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AmeriCorps VISTA members help to supplement Boys & Girls Clubs’ development needs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-03-2009 under NONPROFITS

The current economic situation is leaving businesses and non-profits alike struggling to maintain their already-existing staff, shutting the door completely on the possibility of hiring newcomers to fill much needed positions. Thankfully, AmeriCorps...

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1st Annual Steak & Burger Dinner raises $62,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of GR

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-29-2009 under NONPROFITS

Forty tables surrounded by caring faces and eager minds, all there to help support each other. At this year’s First Annual Steak & Burger Dinner to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth, the community stood...

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Don't Let the Flu Join Your Trick-or-Treating

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 10-29-2009 under NONPROFITS

With Halloween right around the corner, and H1N1 flu widespread across the country, the American Red Cross offers tips to help parents and children celebrate safely this year. “We don’t want anyone to go out trick-or-treating and come home sick,”...

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