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Catalyst Radio: Tax Credit Coalition to offer financial assistance information at Saturday fair

Submitted 01-30-2015 under NEWS

United Way’s Kent County Tax Credit Coalition helps those trying to meet basic needs, offering free tax preparation. Show Me The Money fair on Saturday at Alger Middle School includes financial seminars.


Story Matters: Tawngela Matthews explains importance of GED

Submitted 01-29-2015 under NONPROFITS

Tawangela Matthews talks about her work at Alternative Directions and gives advice for those seeking change in their lives.


Voting for Write Michigan short stories contest almost over

Submitted 01-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Local writers compete to win $250 and see their work published in this year’s Write Michigan anthology. Public votes are open through January 31.


Story Matters: Rozann Mueller shares students' challenges and motivations in pursuing GED

Submitted 01-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

Rozann Mueller describes students in Alternative Directions’ GED program.


Café Louis brings new life to local dry cleaner

Submitted 01-27-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Sheldon Dry Cleaners is renovating their Breton Road location, adding a French-inspired cafe to create a unique experience for customers.


Story Matters: Jacob Hill shares goal of becoming chef

Submitted 01-27-2015 under NONPROFITS

Jacob Hill talks about challenges he faced in getting his high school diploma and his career goals once he completes his GED.


Story Matters: Christopher Perkins sees GED as tool to career in arts

Submitted 01-26-2015 under NEWS

Christopher Perkins talks about the importance of education and his interest in acting and drawing.


Story Matters: Charity Walker recalls what brought her to GED program

Submitted 01-23-2015 under NONPROFITS

Charity Walker explains how she came to the YouthBuild GED program and what she plans to study in college.


Story Matters: Alexis Starr pursues GED for better future

Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

Alexis Starr talks about the day-to-day challenges in pursuing a GED and her motivations for continuing forward.


Story Matters: No story ever over, says YouthBuild program administrator Rachael Murphy

Submitted 01-21-2015 under NONPROFITS

Rachael Murphy talks about her work at YouthBuild and the benefits of pursuing a GED.