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A DIY prototype kit for Rapidian reporters - Crafters wanted!

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 11-16-2010 under OPINION

From The Rapidian staff: Last week, we were invited to set up shop at AimWest's social media confabulation, an annual conference in its second iteration that's spilling out of the gills with GR's social media savviest (read: marketers)....

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Voters give proceeds from Sunday Soup #8 to music collective

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 10-24-2010 under NEWS

Organizers started early today to set up for Sunday Soup #8. By the time the first volunteer cooks trickled in, the Division Avenue Arts Collective (115 S. Division) had been tiled with homemade benches, decorated with freshly carved pumpkins and...

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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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In studio: The LGBT Network of Western Michigan

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

In studio this week, Drew Stoppels and Jamie Brown will be sharing some of the new initiatives of the LGBT Network of Western Michigan. On the horizon is a day of service, where LGBT and ally volunteers will be helping do home improvements for those...

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Short-term and long-term host families needed for foreign students

by (NWSE.hauser)

Submitted 08-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

 I am your area coordinator for NorthWest Student Exchange.  The upcoming school year is approaching quickly and we still have 40 students in need of homes in and around the Grand Rapids area!  The length of hosting varies, so even if...

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Secchia's Lake Michigan home creates beautiful backdrop for the first Summer Soiree

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

Peter and Joan Secchia graciously opened their Lake Michigan home to host Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth’s first ever Summer Soirée to benefit Camp O’Malley on July 13, 2010. There were 85 Camp O’Malley supporters in...

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Best Buy employees' volunteering pays off big for Boys & Girls Club members

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Amazing things can happen when big corporations pair up with local non-profits, and on June 28th and 29th, Best Buy demonstrated exactly this. Forty-seven Club members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth participated in...

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Ping Pong playing on the streets helps raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

With five dollars, Grand Rapids passer bys were able to stop and play a quick game of table tennis (or ping pong) and local business, CPPR, was on its way to helping raise awareness about table tennis and raising funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of...

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New event brings new faces and donors to a great cause: Grand Rapids youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 06-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

With 28 golfers and 10 straight hours of golfing, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) was able to raise over $12,000 to aid in providing positive academic programming for Grand Rapids’ youth. The 100 Holes Challenge...

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This just in: Volunteers needed for 4th of July fireworks event downtown

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 06-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

Please join the Volunteer Center in supporting Grand Rapids' Fourth of July fireworks at Ah-Nab-Awen Park along the Grand River.  Lots of volunteer help is needed to make the event a success! Volunteer duties are simple and you can even bring...

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