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Asthma: wheezing, sneezing and camp?

by (sarahldeyoung)

Submitted 04-03-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Asthma is often viewed as a limitation for sports and other activities, especially activities that take place outside. At Camp Tall Turf’s Asthma Camp, these limitations are overcome and asthmatic kids can be kids. Asthma Camp, now in its 16th...

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Comcast provides grant to introduce claymation to Boys & Girls Club members

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

On March 13th, ten members from the Seidman and Steil Boys & Girls Clubs finished Clay and Game Tech projects with the help of a $10,000 grant from Comcast. Using claymation, which is an animation process using clay figures that are moved and...

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Camp O'Malley donors break 
ground for new cabin


by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

Spring has arrived and preparations are underway to get Camp O’Malley ready for a fun-filled summer of campers. Camp O’Malley is growing and must keep up by building a new cabin to bring the camp up to capacity. Generous donors Jeff and...

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Over 50 refugee and foster youth wait for mentors

by (BethanyMentor)

Submitted 03-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Bethany Christian Services mentoring program serves three youth populations: Domestic Foster Care, Refugee, and Youth Services (for older youth transitioning out of foster care). Currently, we have over 50 youth who have requested mentors and are...

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Mayra Cardenas earns Youth of the Year title

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Recently, three local teens from the Seidman and Steil Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids competed in the 2011-2012 Youth of the Year competition held at Fifth Third Bank’s Gillett Auditorium. Held annually, this competition recognizes...

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Introducing Creston's Youth News Bureau

by (crestongr)

Submitted 12-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Creston Neighborhood Association (CNA) is partnering with The Rapidian to host its very own Neighborhood News Bureau. The focus of the news bureau will be showcasing Creston’s youth perspective on social, economic and environmental issues...

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UICA's youth program honored by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House

by (UICA)

Submitted 11-03-2011 under NONPROFITS

Chosen from a pool of more than 471 nominations and 38 finalists, UICA's ArtWorks program was one of just 12 after-school and out-of-school programs across the country and the only program in the Midwest to receive this prestigious award. The...

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3rd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner brings exciting keynote speaker Bill Barkeley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 10-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

“Our children are the foundation upon which the legacy of Grand Rapids is to be built on,” said this year’s 3rd Annual Steak & Burger Dinner keynote speaker, Bill Barkeley. “They will take us on journey we cannot possibly...

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Catalyst Radio: 200 volunteers to build new playground in Aberdeen Park in just six hours

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (10:13) Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and Amway join us on air to talk about their efforts, along with Creston Neighborhood Association and a few...

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UICA Named as Finalist for National Youth Award

by (UICA)

Submitted 05-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

UICA's ArtWorks Youth Program was recently named as one of 50 finalists for the 2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award (NAHYP). This prestigious award recognizes UICA as being “one of the top arts- and humanities-based...

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