Faith, Transparency, Compassion and Gratitude: A Profile of Starla McDermott

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 08-25-2021 under NONPROFITS

For Starla McDermott, the third time really was the charm. When she saw an opportunity to join the team at Guiding Light, she was so drawn to the nonprofit she actually applied for the development coordinator position three times before being hired...

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Grand Rapids Symphony's Mary Tuuk ready to make her passion for music her profession as President

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 11-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

Mary Tuuk has spent a long career in banking for Fifth Third Bank and in retail with Meijer, Inc. Away from the office, the greatest passion for the singer with the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus has been music. Now, she’s about to make her...

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Logan's Alley to celebrate 15 years with week of giving back

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NEWS

Logan's Alley will be celebrating its 15 year anniversary from May 10 to May 15 with a week of brewery specialties and giving back to local nonprofits.   After kicking off the week by rolling back prices to their original 2000 amounts...

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Refugee support program looking for more volunteers

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 03-13-2014 under NEWS

Thrive: A Refugee Support Program, located at South Wyoming United Methodist Church, is looking for more volunteers to help support local refugees as they adjust to their new life in America.  Thrive’s mission statement is “to...

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Advocates for Senior Issues invite you to Kent County Senior Millage Open House

by (Area Agency on Aging)

Submitted 10-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Advocates for Senior Issues, a non-partisan group of older adults, is inviting the community to attend the Kent County Senior Millage Open House on Friday, October 18, 2013. The Open House will be held in conjunction with the Advocates for...

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Art Couture: creativity blooms in local fashion scene

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-18-2013 under OPINION

A staircase on the fourth floor of the UICA building never looked so good as it did on Friday, June 14. Every few minutes well-dressed Grand Rapidians, often with cocktail in hand and the look of summery contentedness on their faces, would...

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New nonprofit helps resolve tax debt for free

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 11-15-2010 under OPINION

Thousands of people in West Michigan are in debt to the IRS.  On top of the taxes they cannot pay, the government is charging ridiculous interest for late payments.  You can hire a law firm to help negotiate payment plans and possibly...

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