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"Unplugged Wednesdays" connects Club members without a power cord

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-20-2011 under NONPROFITS

This May, the Steil Boys & Girls Club decided to power down, literally. Staff members launched “Unplugged Wednesdays” after noticing one day that youth were flocking to play video games and use the computers instead of enjoying the...

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Cesar Vargas wins Grand Rapids Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Club members from the Steil and Seidman Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids recently submitted applications for this year’s Youth of the Year scholarship competition. After reviewing applications and holding interviews, this March, Cesar Vargas...

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An Interview with Photographer Holly DeGarmo : Giving Back

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

To check out the photographs from Holly DeGarmo’s photoshoot, please visit www.hollydegarmo.com/bgc/.  Giving back to the community is an important part of any profession. Photographer Holly DeGarmo (www.hollydegarmo.com) understands the...

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Steil Boys & Girls Club gets new community garden thanks to volunteers

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, June 19, 2010, Club members at Steil Boys & Girls Club added playing in the dirt to the endless list of activities provided at the Club. The work of nearly 50 Amway Global volunteers, donations from the Green Education...

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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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