Michigan

West Michigan Taco Bell patrons donate over 500 winter coats in 10 days

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-07-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over a span of only ten days, West Michigan residents succeeded in making winter a little warmer for over 500 members of Boys & Girls Clubs in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, and Battle Creek.  Fifty local Taco Bell restaurants collected...

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The Mitten: One Size Fits Most?

by (Ruth)

Submitted 11-19-2009 under OPINION

The Generation Y Michigan podcast on Michigan Radio and the overly optimistic pro-Michigan sentiments it's inspiring are starting to annoy me. Oversimplified arguments for pledging allegiance to Michigan willfully ignore...

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Turning time into money, helping plan 2010 Special Events

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-10-2009 under NONPROFITS

Time is often a commodity taken for granted. The average person wants to do a bucket list full of things but usually ends up not being able to find the time. With the economy as it is today, there is no better time to commit the time to making a...

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Camp O’Malley aiming to achieve another successful summer in 2010

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 11-09-2009 under NONPROFITS

Despite the completion of another successful summer, Camp O’Malley’s camper attendance numbers dropped a little over two percent this year. The number of youth attending in 2009 was 484, while in 2008 there were 495 campers. Although, this drop does...

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Grand Rapids Hosts Tae Park Tae Kwon Do Tournament

by (silverman)

Submitted 10-24-2009 under NEWS

This weekend Grand Rapids played host to the Tae Park Institute's 2009 World Class Championship Tournament. Over 500 competitors both local and abroad gathered at the Ford Field House on GRCC's campus Friday and Saturday. Friday evening, the 23rd...

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