Grand Rapids women

Join GGRWHC's Writing Bee to summarize transcripts of interviews with notable local women

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 10-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

The 1990s transcripts are of  interviews with notable local women whose perseverance and dedicated efforts contributed to making a positive difference in the Grand Rapids community. The “Writing Bee” will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday...

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LadyfestGR to hit city for third year

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-18-2014 under NEWS

LadyfestGR is excited for its third annual Ladyfest on Saturday March 22 from 12 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. throughout the Heartside neighborhood. LadyfestGR is a one day event of workshops and musical performances put on and led by exclusively female...

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Degage Ministries to celebrate 10 years of Open Door Women's Center with fundraiser

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On Thursday, March 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Degage Ministries will throw its “Open Door, Open Hearts” benefit for the Open Door Women's Center at the Celebration Cinema Wave Room (2121 Celebration Dr...

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Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women recognizes outstanding women in business

by (growgrandrapids)

Submitted 10-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), a Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center, recently held their annual Seeds of GROWth Conference and Luncheon with an awards ceremony at the JW Marriott in Downtown Grand Rapids on...

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Ladies Night to offer biking, self defense pointers

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

A ladies only night will take place on June 28 starting at 6 p.m at The Spoke Folks shop located at 221 Logan SW. Thanks to a partnership with the Shen Dojo Studio on Division Avenue, women can expect to learn tips to protect themselves while biking...

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I'm not making this up

by (AnnaGretz)

Submitted 04-05-2013 under VOICES

Believe me, I don’t look that great without makeup. But I still don’t wear it. I’m 27 years old. My first experience with makeup was 15 years ago, in 5th grade. Like most 12-year-olds, I was forming a love-hate relationship with...

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Celebrate the Legacy of Women's History during a whirlwind of events this March

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-02-2010 under NONPROFITS

A look back in history shows West Michigan women have long worn different hats while at work or play. Their lives took them to crowded cigar factories, warm laundry rooms, noisy newsrooms and the spotlight of stages. To celebrate their legacy...

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