Local business gets involved in a real way at Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

Lacks Enterprises Plastic Plate Division’s Management Team came to Camp O’Malley on Friday, April 30th to re-side one of the camper cabins. Not only did Lacks come to volunteer for the project, they also donated $900 for the supplies.   “The...

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In studio: Boys & Girls Clubs of GR Youth Commonwealth

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Joining us on the air are Andrew Page and Sarah Navis of Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth. This week's featured song is "Double Shot" from Sam Stryke's newest album, Brunch. Stryke is a pianist with roots in Grand...

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Youth Leadership Opportunity

by (YGCreporter)

Submitted 05-06-2010 under NONPROFITS

Please encourage the young people in your lives to apply for membership on the Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Youth Grant Committee!  The deadline for applying is August 1. What the YGC does:The Youth Grant Committee meets one evening a...

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Central City Weed & Seed, SouthTown Residents Host Forum on Alcohol

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 05-03-2010 under NEWS

As a core part of its “weeding” and “seeding” mission, Central City Weed & Seed is launching a new initiative to curb excessive alcohol use in the SouthTown area. Together with local residents and the Kent County Substance Abuse Prevention...

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Local Boys & Girls Club Teen Set to Receive College Scholarship

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-28-2010 under NONPROFITS

Cesar Vargas, a two-year member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth, traveled to Ann Arbor this past weekend to compete for the title of Michigan Youth of the Year. During the competition, he attended the “Recipe for...

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GRCMC offering Verified Resume training program to youth ages 16-24.

by (GRCMC Media Ed)

Submitted 04-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Community Media Center is one of five sites selected to be part of a national Verified Resume Project funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.  The CMC will train youth and also assist other Michigan based organizations, to create...

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Lighthouse to offer free youth leadership training workshops

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

Lighthouse Communities, Inc. would like to invite youth to participate in a free leadership training workshop. This is a great opportunity for the youth to uncover their leadership abilities. We are offering two train-ings during the month of April...

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Park Place or bust : Monopoly Game Tournament for Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 dollars. This is the dreaded Monopoly game phrase that would upset any game-player. We’ve all heard these words before and felt the longing of collecting the $200 we deserve.   Now...

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Trip the Light : Never an event like this before

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers, an arts organization encouraging local art, and Dance in the Annex (DITA), a contemporary dance collaborative, are hosting the premiere of something completely unique in Grand Rapids: Trip The Light 04.14.10 at Wealthy Theatre, doors at...

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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