Free Self-Improvement Workshop: Mindfulness

by (Kerrie Clark)

Submitted 10-23-2014 under

The workshop “Mindfulness” will be led by therapists Lisa Lamancusa, MA, LLP and Susan Wolf, LMSW. You can expect to achieve more self-awareness, improve your communication skills, and increase emotional stability. Call 616-364-3301 by...

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NPO Showcase: GVSU Master of Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under NONPROFITS

This segment of NPO Showcase features Salvatore Alaimo, Assistant Professor for Grand Valley State University's School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration. Dr. Alaimo joins us in studio to discuss the School's new curriculum, a...

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Local brewing clubs join forces to raise awareness, camaraderie

by (caithoop)

Submitted 10-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This Sunday, members of GR Homebrewers Club and 616 Brewing gathered at O’Connor’s Home Brew Supply to compete in the Iron Brewers Challenge. Four teams from GR Homebrewers and two teams from 616 Brewing participated in the...

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Free Self-Improvement Workshop: Couple's Communication

by (Kerrie Clark)

Submitted 10-10-2014 under

“Couple’s Communication” will be led by therapist, Kerrie Clark, MA, LPC. You will learn how to argue effectively, listen actively, and work with each other, not against each other. Call 616-364-3301 by the Friday before the...

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Free Self-Improvement Workshop: Parenting Tweens and Teens

by (Kerrie Clark)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under

"Not for the Faint of Heart: Parenting Tweens and Teens" will be led by therapist Laura Hockenberry, MP, LLP. Anyone is welcome to attend this free workshop. Call Counseling in the Pines at 616-364-3301 by the Friday before to register and...

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Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies

by (msk23)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under NONPROFITS

In Kent County, the statistics are dismal. According to the 2014 State of Michigan Education Report just 56 percent of low-income students are proficient in reading. And only 42 percent of Latino students are meeting or exceeding standards in Grand...

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GRPS Partners with WMEAC for Teach for the Watershed Program

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

In an initiative to expand environmental education, Grand Rapids Public Schools and the West Michigan Environmental Action Council are collaborating to integrate the Teach for the Watershed program into the GRPS curriculum. The program, which is...

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Story Matters: Trudy Brenner knows son can do what he sets his mind to do

by (Elevating Voices)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. The Elevating Voices project is collaborating with 12 local nonprofits through the summer and fall...

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Supporting Our Leaders: preparing students for the future

by (ashleyborres)

Submitted 07-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Hispanic Center of Western Michigan has been involved with the community for many years and are supporting our youth through the Supporting our Leaders, SOL, program. The program is for middle school, high school and college students. The...

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Video production camps focus on debunking myths about masculinity

by (Lindsay Fischer)

Submitted 07-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Community Media Center will be holding two camps for middle and high school students this summer. The first camp, entitled “My Hero,” will focus on video production and run August 4-8. The second camp, “Man Power,” will...

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