Jennifer Kraai Joins Development Team at Literacy Center of West Michigan

by (LiteracyCenter)

Submitted 06-01-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Literacy Center of West Michigan recently welcomed Jennifer Kraai to the organization as the new Development Assistant and Event Planner.  Jennifer will assist the Development Director in fundraising initiatives and event planning...

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Music lovers walk across Michigan to raise funds to bring drumming ensemble from Ghana to GR

by (jessgladden)

Submitted 04-27-2011 under NEWS

Did you have to walk to school as a child? Maybe. Did you have to walk 12 miles every day to get to school? Probably not. For children around the world, walking 12 miles is not uncommon. Many children are unable to attend school due to the distance...

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Strike out MS: 2nd Annual Wii Bowling Tournament, March 12

by (biblyotheke)

Submitted 03-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This weekend, Team N3kk1d is proud to present its 2nd Annual Wii Bowling Tournament in celebration of National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Week, happening this Saturday, March 12th from 12pm-5pm at the CWA Local 4034 Hall. Admission is only 10...

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Live coverage of Sunday Soup #9 - Holiday potluck

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 12-10-2010 under NEWS

Today is Sunday Soup #9, and after salivating all week, attendees will be ready to chow down. The holiday edition of Sunday Soup at 6 p.m. is a combination of the November and December soup events. For those who cannot make it, I will be...

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The Children's Assessment Center needs area support to win $250,000 from Chase Community Giving

by (cacgr)

Submitted 07-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Want to donate $250,000 without spending a penny? Through Chase Community Giving, you could help the Children's Assessment Center earn $20,000; $100,000; or even $250,000--all by simply voting online.  Log in to your Facebook account, "Like"...

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Super Happy Funtime Burlesque going on national tour, fundraise at Electric Cheetah

by (Jon Clay)

Submitted 06-14-2010 under NEWS

Super Happy Funtime Burleque is a Grand Rapids based ragtag group of talented performers who bring action and entertainment to the people all around the West Michigan area. Known for pushing the restrictions on stripping, and stepping on the toes of...

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Jeff Hill: Dedicated Dad Goes the Distance

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 06-02-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

This is how dedicated Jeff Hill is to finding a cure for juvenile diabetes: he’s given up golf for the summer.  The avid once or twice a week golfer is spending his summer riding a bike 80-100 miles a week. Unlike golfing, the biking isn’t...

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