Veterans Upward Bound, a designated support system

by (gvsuveterans)

Submitted 10-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

Between serving in the Army National Guard, and taking classes at Grand Valley State University towards a Finance and Marketing degree, Gabrielle Harrison understands the importance of having a designated support system in place for veterans and...

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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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The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center to be offering its 2016 Wednesday Workshop Series

by (Grand Rapids Cr...)

Submitted 03-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center (CYC) excitedly offers its 2016 Wednesday Workshop Series, a collection of fun, imaginative, and inspiring writing workshops, taught by celebrated authors and performers, for students in grades 3-12. ...

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Every Child Deserves Commendation: Comprehensive Therapy Center Celebrates Students at Annual Read to Me Tea

by (CTCGR)

Submitted 05-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

After school on a Monday in late April, the Women’s City Club was full of children and parents excitedly milling around. The space was set up as an art gallery and activity center, with drawings up on poster board and craft supplies on tables...

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Conductive Learning Center to celebrate National Conductive Education Day, Feb. 19

by (CLCenter)

Submitted 02-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

There are millions of children and adults with motor disorders, across North America, who could be learning how to become more mobile, independent and self-confident with a dynamic learning system called Conductive Education (CE). On Thursday, Feb....

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Many of Today’s Teachers Are Paying for School Supplies

by (ricky)

Submitted 11-05-2014 under

          Can you imagine working on a schoolteacher’s salary in the expensive state of California and paying for your own school supplies?  This situation is actually common for many teachers as budgets get cut...

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Symposium breaks new ground, applies common grace to the business world

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under

On Friday, Oct. 31, theologians, scholars and business people will converge on Calvin’s campus for the Symposium on Common Grace in Business. Conceived and co-sponsored by the Calvin business department and the Acton Institute, the symposium...

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NPO Showcase: Kent County Free Preschool Campaign

by (GRTV)

Submitted 07-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features the Kent County Free Preschool Campaign, a partnership of many educational and community organizations who have come together to provide free preschool for families in need. Judy Freeman, Director of the Great...

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How to Manage School and Internships

by (ricky)

Submitted 05-16-2014 under

Many students enroll in school while they complete an internship. They do not have the luxury of a summer internship that allows them to focus solely on learning a new job. For this reason, it is important to understand how to properly...

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John Ball Zoo to kick off season with four days of Zoobilee

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The John Ball Zoo will be hosting Zoobilee April 7-11. Zoobilee is the zoo’s first big event for the season, since its opening for the year on March 1. The event is four days of demonstrations, crafts and activities all designed for children...

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