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Catalyst Radio: Challenge Scholars program uniting around advanced education for children's future

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 06-11-2015 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW Challenge Scholars, a new and innovative program of Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Grand Rapids Public Schools, is succeeding in uniting local...

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Meet civic investor Diana Sieger: Investing in inclusion

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 04-25-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Coursing through the veins of every individual is some sort of passion, something that makes getting up everyday just a little more inspiring. Civic investor Diana Seiger found that passion as a young girl while volunteering at an inner city...

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Meet civic investor Roberta King: Investing in passion

by (chelsiewyse)

Submitted 04-16-2014 under VOICES

Since its conception in 2009, The Rapidian has come to be "one of the boys" when it comes to local media. Civic investor Roberta King was a part of its launching process and remembers the early days fondly. "There were a lot of people...

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Community Input a Key Part of Growing Encore and Skills-Based Volunteer Programs

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Our country is undergoing a demographic revolution as its largest generation nears traditional retirement age. There may be no shortage of energy – but knowing the best way to harness it is another story. For many, “retirement” no longer has the...

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