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Eastown Community Association Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Branding and Website, Fund Drive

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Eastown Community Association has seen a lot of change and progress since its formation in 1973 and is now proud to announce that the organization has completed a rebranding process, complete with the launching of a new website. "The...

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Brewery Vivant, Twisted Rooster fundraiser pulls thousands of meals for West Michigan's hungry

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last Thursday, Grand Rapids beer lovers packed Twisted Rooster to sample the latest concoctions from a local brewery and raise money for hunger relief. The event raised a total of $1,473.60 for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. The Brewery...

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Brewery Vivant takes over Twisted Rooster to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, Nov. 21, Grand Rapids’ Twisted Rooster will make room on its draft list for half a dozen beers from Brewery Vivant. The event is expected to pique the interest of local beer geeks with this season’s restaurant debut of...

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Nonprofit leaders to be recognized at 'not another boring awards ceremony'

by (ynpn.gr)

Submitted 10-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

Working for the greater good, a career in nonprofits can be personally rewarding. But the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Grand Rapids thinks a little public reward goes a long way, too. On November 7, YNPN.GR will host the community in a n...

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Million Meal March draws community support to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

With two weeks to go until the Million Meal March 10K Trail Hike, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank says the community is answering the call. More than 120 people have already registered for the anti-hunger fundraiser and advocacy event on...

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Eastown Streetfair now accepting applicant registration

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under NEWS

UPDATE:  All vendor spots for StreetFair 2013 are now full. Anyone still interested can contact Eastown Community Association to be added to the waiting list. For artists and nonprofits interested in participating in the annual...

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Boiler Room director grows spiritual community

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 08-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Seven years ago, Tony Tendero quit his job as an education professor at Grand Valley to open the Stockbridge Boiler Room. He bought and renovated a former crackhouse to turn it into a house of prayer and hospitality in the neighborhood. Now, Tendero...

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Grand Valley professor breaks down educational borders

by (Waltonm)

Submitted 08-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Whether teaching, writing or organizing film festivals, Zulema Moret is constantly busy. The Argentine-born Grand Valley professor has had a hand in many diverse programs including prayer walks and recently an educational nonprofit, Plaza...

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The Spoke Folks seeks nominations for Board of Directors

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 08-20-2013 under NEWS

The Spoke Folks looks to send in their 501c3 by the end of October. Currently they are focusing on putting together a Board of Directors. Nominations are open until September 25 and voting will take place on September 27 during the members meeting....

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Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last September, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank embarked on a quest to send an additional 1 million meals to families in need. The cost of that goal was $238,000. A little less than one year later, the Food Bank has raised more than half...

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