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LINC community revitalization opens sit-down cafe designed to benefit neighborhood

Submitted 03-11-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Neighborhood revitalization organization LINC has opened a new restaurant in Madison Square with the community in mind.

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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.

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Boys & Girls Clubs celebrate local Youth of the Year winner at free luncheon

Submitted 02-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Join Boys & Girls Clubs of GR for a FREE luncheon honoring the local Grand Rapids Youth of the Year winner and applicants.

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"It's priceless, and it's free"

Submitted 01-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

One young woman's journey to a career helping others, a story that would not have happened without the DREAM Act and an employment coach turned friend.

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Literacy and life skills go hand in hand at the Gerald R. Ford Job Corps Center

Submitted 11-27-2013 under NONPROFITS

Students overcome adversity and look to the future, one day of hard work at a time

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Make connections, shop, learn at Black Market

Submitted 11-19-2013 under NEWS

The Black Market is a two day shopping, educational and networking event presented by LINC and the Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses.

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Grand Rapids Teens Fight to Stay 'Above the Influence'

Submitted 10-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

Local teens help raise awareness about the dangers of buying alcohol for minors

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Taking a serious look at the future of the Black community in GR

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

A recent symposium in Grand Rapids brought together a panel of prominent community leaders to discuss the future of the black community. They discussed issues, obstacles, situations and most importantly solutions.

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Rowster gets makeover

Submitted 09-24-2013 under NEWS

Rowster New American Coffee has a new look. The unveiling took place on Saturday with an open house.

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ELK Brewing aims for December opening

Submitted 09-20-2013 under NEWS

The Wealthy Street brewery is nearing the completion of their construction, and they say the community can help.

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