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City of Grands Rapids announced as finalist for $1 million art competition grant

by (tbalx)

Submitted 03-09-2015 under NEWS

Bloomberg Philanthropies announced on March 5 that the City of Grand Rapids is one of 12 finalists in the Public Art Challenge for up to a possible $1 million. The project will be executed by the well known local arts organization SiTE:LAB....

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Habitat for Humanity raises walls in Wealthy Heights neighborhood

by (Renato)

Submitted 11-16-2012 under NEWS

On Friday November 16, 2012, community members from throughout Kent County participated in a wall-raising ceremony with Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build program. The wall-raising ceremony took place at 307 Robey Place SE, and...

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YouthBuild provides local youth with tools for success

by (laurelgreen)

Submitted 07-24-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

YouthBuild, a national organization founded in 1988, uses educational programs to provide an opportunity for low-income young people to learn job skills while working to earn their high school diplomas or GEDs. The programs are spread out and varied...

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