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STATE FARM INSURANCE DONATES TIME AND FUNDING TO BENEFIT LOCAL STUDENTS

Submitted 09-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

The State Farm Insurance Foundation recently announced it is providing $10,000 in support for Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes to promote its financial literacy, entrepreneurism and career readiness efforts in area K-12 classrooms

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Filmmaker Spotlight: Peaches Wilczak (Open Projector Night)

Submitted 09-14-2023 under NONPROFITS

Peaches Wilczak talks about process and inspiration behind their film 'Gnosis' that won the audience vote at Open Projector Night.

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City Connection: GR Fire Chief Brad Brown to Join WYCE Station Manager Phil Tower in the GRTV Studio

Submitted 09-08-2023 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 4:00pm on Monday, September 11

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Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to The August Connection at 325 Division Avenue South

Submitted 09-05-2023 under NONPROFITS

Exploring Fashion as an Art Form: Avenue for the Arts visits with an owner of The August Connection on the inspiration and creation of new vintage shop in the Heartside District on Division Avenue South. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.

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Take charge of your health this fall with no-cost in-person High Blood Pressure Control workshop in Jenison; additional workshops over Zoom

Submitted 08-21-2023 under NONPROFITS

No-cost PATH workshop for high blood pressure available at Georgetown Senior Center in Jenison. Additional workshops for kidney disease, diabetes and chronic pain available over Zoom.

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Local Artist Highlight: An Introduction to Cocoon Art Space at 327 Division Avenue South

Submitted 08-11-2023 under NONPROFITS

Avenue for the Arts visits with the owners of Cocoon Art Space on the inspiration and creation of an innovative new gallery space in the Heartside District on Division Avenue South. Interview by Pamela MacDougal.

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Save the Date: WYCE to be at the Eastown Streetfair in September

Submitted 08-03-2023 under NONPROFITS

WYCE 88.1FM to have a vendor booth at 50th Annual Eastown Streetfair on Saturday, September 16

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City Connection: First Ward Commissioner Drew Robbins to Join Rapidian Program Manager Allison Donahue in the GRTV Studio

Submitted 08-02-2023 under NONPROFITS

Watch live on GRTV's Facebook page and YouTube channel beginning at 4:00pm on Monday, August 7

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Groundbreaking Artificial Intelligence 3-Day Screenwriting Workshop and Interactive Writing Exhibition debuts in Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-18-2023 under NONPROFITS

Branch Out Productions and GR-Media Initiative/Film Incubator are hosting a 3-day workshop challenge for 5 writers, who will be coached in how to use AI (Artificial Intelligence) to produce a full screenplay in 3 days. July 23 at 6 pm the public can see the results and participate in a groupwrite.

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Free Summer Concerts Return to Downtown: GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM

Submitted 07-12-2023 under NONPROFITS

Free outdoor concerts on the Grand Rapids Art Museum Terrace happening July 20, July 27, August 3, and August 10

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