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Food Bank partners with schools to solve childhood hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under NONPROFITS

Michigan’s economy is improving, but thousands of Michiganders still struggle to meet their basic needs. The need is especially high among children. In fact, 1 in 5 kids in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula is at risk of hunger. Feeding...

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Grand Rapids Learning Foundation to provide ACT prep courses this summer

by (GRLF)

Submitted 05-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Registration is now open for the Grand Rapids Learning Foundation’s Summer Series ACT prep courses! This summer, the Grand Rapids Learning Foundation (GRLF) will host ACT prep courses for students grades 8-12th at the Ronald McDonald House of...

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WMU - Grand Rapids Open House

by (wmugr)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under

A degree from Western Michigan University can open up a world of possibilities for you. Join us at our open house, where advisors, faculty and staff will answer all of your questions about any of the bachelor’s degrees and master’s...

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4th annual Women and Environment Symposium explores environmental justice issues, solutions

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-23-2015 under NEWS

The Women and Environment Symposium hosted by  the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) and Grand Valley State University aspires to educate, to inspire and to motivate participants to act. This year’s theme centered...

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How to walk to school

by (EHCN)

Submitted 03-03-2015 under NEWS

What if your first school choice for your children was the public school in your neighborhood? With charter schools, private schools and school-of-choice options, many public neighborhood schools have fallen out out of the running as parents’...

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State economy loses $435 million to landfill

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-23-2015 under NEWS

The state of Michigan is lagging behind national averages in recycling, with only 15% of residents recycling as compared to the national average of 35%. Governor Rick Snyder has created a proposed plan of action with the objective to double Michigan...

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[email protected] Open House

by (angelamorris)

Submitted 02-02-2015 under

You can save time and money by earning your Ferris bachelor’s degree without leaving Grand Rapids Community College. Ferris works with GRCC to make financial aid a smooth process while you earn both Ferris and GRCC credit right at GRCC. Join...

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WMU Info Session: Social Work/Counseling

by (wmugr)

Submitted 01-27-2015 under

WMU-Grand Rapids is holding an information session from 3 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 6, 2015 which will feature two of WMU's master's degree programs: Master of Social Work (MSW) M.A. in Counselor Education and Counseling...

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New class series offer holistic view of nutrition, healthy living at Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 01-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

January is the traditional time of year to start fresh, and when many people vow to make changes in their health and lifestyle choices, related to New Year resolutions or post-holiday weight gain. But how does someone move from a short-lived diet to...

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