Land Conservancy of West Michigan

Planting Trees and Hope

by (Thomas Hegewald)

Submitted 11-23-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

You give up a lot when you start over. You let go of what’s familiar and move on to something unfamiliar. It takes a lot of work and perseverance to start over, especially to overcome the unknown. I, along with a group of volunteers, recently...

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Community updates: Thursday, Sept. 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-02-2021 under NEWS

Blandford Nature Center celebrating late founder with four-day exhibit Blandford Nature Center (BNC) is inviting the public to join in the celebration of the life and achievements of its founder Dr. Mary Jane Dockeray, who passed away in Grand...

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Photo Essay: A look back at a great National Volunteer Week service project

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-05-2011 under NONPROFITS

On a cold, drizzly Saturday in April local teens gave up their free time to volunteer and serve their community in honor of National Volunteer Week.  The teens, members of the Youth Grant Committee at Grand Rapids Community Foundation...

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