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Santa signs to deaf children

Submitted 12-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services held their annual "Signing with Santa" event on Saturday, which has grown into a multi-generational event. The organization provides resources and services to the deaf communities of West Michigan with the goal of inclusiveness.

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NPO Showcase: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank

Submitted 12-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank distributes safe, healthy food to pantries and shelters that help the hungry in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

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What's on Tap: December 11-17

Submitted 12-11-2014 under NEWS

With the holiday season upon us, gift others you favorite beer from your local brewpub. Harmony Brewing Co. is selling gift packs which include bar glasses and a growler.

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What's on Tap: November 27-December 3

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NEWS

Most breweries are closed this Thursday for the holiday, but bring your favorite local beers to holiday meals. It's the beginning of Mug Club renewal season: Founders and Brewery Vivant's sign-up periods begin Monday.

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Beyond Eating Local: OKT's Food Justice Class begins this Saturday

Submitted 11-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

Free, 5-week OKT Food Justice Class starts this Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. to noon at Garfield Park Lodge.

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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Election Day Toolbox: Be prepared for the voter's box today

Submitted 11-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Compared to non-voters, voters are more likely to volunteer, contact their elected officials and stay informed about local affairs. Here are four essential voting tools that will help you be prepared for the polls today.

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Talking about mental illness

Submitted 10-20-2014 under OPINION

Raising awareness for mental illness starts in our community and our own homes

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Lead poisoning prevention as economic development

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We must remain vigilant about preventing lead poisoning in our community's children. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure - now, and in the future.

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Catalyst Radio: Lutheran Social Services working for families, children, seniors

Submitted 10-16-2014 under NEWS

LSSM operates with a vision to build communities of service, promoting human dignity and advocating for equality and justice.

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