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How local agencies gave woman confidence to achieve her goals

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 01-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

Today, Anna Cater is a hospital billing professional at Spectrum Health. Getting there required her to overcome linguistic and cultural barriers – and, even more importantly, to develop confidence in herself. Cater grew up in the Philippines....

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Immigrant Heritage Month Profile: Meet Ace Marasigan

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 06-30-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

For Immigrant Heritage Month, I asked several friends and connections who immigrated to Grand Rapids to share a little about their heritage. The goal of this endeavor is to help educate and inform myself and others in the community about...

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Silent art auction to feature local goods for international clean water cause

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-10-2013 under NEWS

On December 14 at 7 p.m. there will be an art exhibit and silent auction held to benefit the Philippines after its recent typhoon catastrophe. Art for Water will exhibit local and national artists at The Forest, a creative agency...

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