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Go Back to School...as a Junior Achievement Volunteer

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 08-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Back-to-school season is here. In the coming days, thousands of area students will be back in school to learn the “three R’s” – Reading, Writing and Arithmetic. But there is a fourth “R” that many students may be...

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Progress and Growth Has Been An Inspiration For Many

by (ricky)

Submitted 11-27-2015 under

  Today's current under-served urban youth are facing more and more challenges in their daily lives. Crime rates among youth groups is a huge concern, particularly among youths living in the inner city. Single-parent households are at an...

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The Risk of E-Business and How It Has Changed the Marketing Field

by (ricky)

Submitted 09-13-2014 under

The Internet has had an undeniable effect on the way the world does business, and anyone who has any interest in a career in the business world must have a deep understanding of the way an e-business functions and the inherent risks involved in...

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Knowing If Your Small Business Idea Can Be Profitable: Guidance for the Little Guys

by (ricky)

Submitted 06-06-2014 under

For the progressive thinkers and innovators out there, a gap between reality and fantasy is largely at play. Many people with excellent ideas don’t have the same level of execution power as people within the financial industry—they aren...

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GROW Microloan Program driving small business growth with $600,000 to lend

by (growgrandrapids)

Submitted 09-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), a Small Business Administration (SBA) Women’s Business Center, has received $600,000 through the SBA to lend to West Michigan businesses. GROW is currently accepting applications for potential...

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Calvin alumnus starts online rental review site

by (rsh6)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under NEWS

Mike Cerny did not know where life would take him after graduating in 2001, but what he did know was that he did not want anyone to experience the living conditions he did after leaving Calvin’s campus. The Calvin alumnus moved from the...

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