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Community updates: Friday, Feb. 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-26-2021 under NEWS

Festival of the Arts hosting ‘Plein Air’ event in June in downtown social zones Festival of the Arts, Grand Rapids’ annual summer celebration of art, music, and culture, will be hosting a modified version of its event this June,...

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Community Kids to provide pop-up homework help sites throughout city

by (Community Kids)

Submitted 09-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Sept 11, 2020 — Community Kids is bringing Academic Bible Clubs (ABCs) to twelve sites across the city beginning Tuesday, Sept. 15. Interested tutors and families are encouraged to sign up at CommunityKids.org/...

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The Salvation Army & Walmart Team Together to "Stuff the Bus"

by (mroinila)

Submitted 08-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Walmart stores in Grand Rapids and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to dozens and dozens of local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event at all Grand Rapids Walmart locations on August...

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Local Trans Students Awarded $10,000

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

For the 2020-2021 academic year, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is thrilled to award a total of $10,000 to six brilliant Grand Rapids students. Since its inception in 2015, GRTF has proudly awarded over $40,000 in scholarships to...

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Three vocational experts present on 'The Future of Work'

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 03-05-2020 under NONPROFITS

Globalization. Automation. Underemployment and the gig economy. What are the trends that have been shaping patterns of work? How will government, industry and educators respond to the new opportunities and challenges created by change? Just as...

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GRAM Announces Participation in National Internship Programs for Underrepresented Students

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 02-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today its participation in two paid internship programs during summer 2020: the graduate-level Steelcase Fellowship and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) undergraduate paid internship...

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Students Explore the Business of Software Development with the Grand Rapids Public Library and Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 09-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

Students participating in the Be A Boss program this summer at The Grand Rapids Public Library (GRPL) learned about more than software development and entrepreneurship, they learned how to work together. “The hardest part of developing the app...

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$11,000 Awarded to Local Trans Students

by (Grand Rapids Tr...)

Submitted 08-08-2019 under NONPROFITS

For the 2019-2020 cycle, Grand Rapids Trans Foundation (GRTF) is thrilled to award a total of $11,000 to six local college students. In the past four years since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over $30,000 in...

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JA of the Michigan Great Lakes Hosts Inaugural Pitch Competition for High School Students to Compete for Over $3,000 in Scholarship Awards to Grand Rapids Community College

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 05-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Last week, Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes hosted its inaugural JA Pitch Day event, held at Consumers Energy’s John. G. Russell Leadership Center, where two teams shared the top honors of the following awards: Best Business...

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Getting the support he needs at Veterans Upward Bound

by (gvsuveterans)

Submitted 04-02-2019 under NONPROFITS

Orlando Santiago needed all the support he could get when he transferred from Muskegon Community College to Grand Valley State University (GVSU). Orlando joined Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) in September 2018, and the staff helped him with the...

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