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The Latina Network of West Michigan Celebrates Their 5th Anniversary.

by (Paola R. Mendivil)

Submitted 09-30-2019 under NEWS

  It was a lovely fall afternoon in 2014 when a group of dedicated Latinas met to explore the possibilities of a new initiative to offer culturally-responsive professional development in West Michigan region. This initial gathering transformed...

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Grand Rapids' first annual Asian Festival debuts in summer 2017

by (Queenofgr)

Submitted 03-07-2017 under NEWS

The two most common responses when talking about the Grand Rapids Asian Festival have been, “I didn’t know we had an Asian Festival” and, “Don’t we already have an Asian Festival?” The answer is: We don’t....

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids goes for an "All Out Blitz" with their 2nd Annual BE GREAT Gala

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth including Camp O’Malley is celebrating over 75 years of serving youth in West Michigan. In honor of this milestone and the close of their “Building Bridges for Brighter Futures...

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Girl Scouts to offer interactive fundraiser party

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 02-24-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This Wednesday, the Girl Scouts of Michigan will meet at the Goei Center for the very first Badge Bash. The event offers adults the opportunity to participate in activities to earn traditional Girl Scout badges. The event is open to men and women...

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Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

By the time the last hiker had crossed the finish line at Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank’s Million Meal March Trail Hike on Sept. 29, the campaign had raised over $57,000 to fight hunger. Encouraged by the turnout, the Food Bank staff...

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