The Rapidian

Economy & Business

Steepletown tears down barriers to employment, hunger included

Submitted 11-16-2016 under NONPROFITS

The JobStart Initiative addresses participants' short-term needs so they can meet their long-term goals.

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Young Nonprofit Professionals Network celebrating its eighth annual Leadership Awards

Submitted 11-10-2016 under NEWS

The community is invited to come honor local nonprofit professionals at the St. Cecilia Music Society on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

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Vocational rehabilitation, independent living resources available for veterans

Submitted 11-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

This week’s episode of NPO Showcase features the Veteran Peer Supports program at Disability Advocates of Kent County.

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Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses move conversation to action at #TheShift Summit

Submitted 11-08-2016 under NEWS

On Friday, November 18, Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses (GRABB) will host #TheShift Summit, featuring speaker Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhart on supporting African-American communities through innovative business models.

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First Fridays 'Feels like a hidden secret we don’t want to keep'

Submitted 11-01-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Ten venues will be hosting new shows during November. First Friday, hosted by Avenue for the Arts, is on November 4, 2016, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

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WMCAT teens dedicate new mural in Burton Heights

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

WMCAT teen artists install mural for House of Style, dedication on November 3 at 4 p.m.

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UCOM brings healthy, local food to Wyoming community

Submitted 10-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

Program director Shawn Keener stocks her pantry with nutritious food, and clients like Lisette say they eat and live better as a result.

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GR goes orange for Hunger Action Month

Submitted 10-04-2016 under NONPROFITS

More than 640,000 meals were raised during Feeding America West Michigan's Hunger Action Month campaign this year.

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Ride The Rapid to ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-20-2016 under NEWS

Travel smarter using alternative transportation options to ensure you get the most out of ArtPrize this year.

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GoSite ramps up for ArtPrize Eight

Submitted 09-13-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

GoSite is expanding its expertise by collaborating with GRAM Guest Services and ArtPrize Visitor Support to ensure visitors to ArtPrize Eight have a memorable experience.

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