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Dementia Expert Returns to Grand Rapids

Submitted 07-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Dr. Len Lecci returns to Covenant Village of the Great Lakes with the latest information and advice for maintaining brain health. He’ll present “Maximizing Your Memory Health” on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m.

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We need to stop talking about inner beauty and start teaching our girls to take action

Submitted 07-28-2015 under OPINION

A conversation about beauty - inner or outer - is a conversation about how to make yourself pleasing to others. And that’s not where we need to focus our attention.

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Power Up Tech Fair works to connect community to growing job market

Submitted 07-14-2015 under NEWS

The tech fair will bring in companies and nonprofit organizations like Fathom, Soletics, GR Current and Emerge West Michigan. Attendees will have a chance to not just learn more about the field but to network with tech leaders.

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Inspirational author to speak on humor, healing and wholeness

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Thelma Wells will share her remarkable story of rising above adversity through faith and prayer. In her tell-it-like-it-is style, she will inspire you, make you laugh, and leave you feeling loved.

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Healthy U Series: Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Learn to Recognize, Treat and Live with COPD

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Teens from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania visit West Michigan to connect with peers from WMCAT in first Global Youth Forum, supported by Steelcase, Wege Foundation and Consumers Energy. Together teens created projects to address environmental sustainability.

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WMCAT hosting Global Youth Forum with teens from Mexico and Romania

Submitted 07-08-2015 under NONPROFITS

Teens from Monterrey Mexico and Cluj Romania visit West Michigan to connect with peers from West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology in first Global Youth Forum, supported by Steelcase, Wege Foundation and Consumers Energy. Together teens created projects to address environmental sustainability.

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With designs in the works, river restoration to move toward launch

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

The designs for the Grand River restoration project in Grand Rapids, headed by the city and Grand Rapids Whitewater, are halfway complete. Grand Rapids aims to transform into a riverfront metropolis once the project reaches completion within the next decade.

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Teen community center offers leadership opportunities

Submitted 06-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Open Doors Center for Self-Directed Teens offers Grand Rapids teens the opportunity to develop programming based on their own passions and interests.

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Mentoring at Bethany Christian Services

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

For many youth, mentors are hope, they are comfort, they are family, and they are the pathway to a promising future.

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