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Mygrcitypoints teams up with Heart of West Michigan United Way

by (royerd)

Submitted 01-24-2013 under NEWS

Many Grand Rapids city residents have been collecting mygrcitypoints for recycling and redeeming them at local businesses. But now, in phase two of this successful civic engagement program, all area residents (not just city residents) can...

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Encore Workshop to Connect Experienced Adults with New Skills-based Opportunities

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Volunteer Center is piloting a new free workshop designed to help retirees identify and connect their talents and interests with unique skills-based volunteer opportunities in the community. This workshop is a...

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Community Input a Key Part of Growing Encore and Skills-Based Volunteer Programs

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Our country is undergoing a demographic revolution as its largest generation nears traditional retirement age. There may be no shortage of energy – but knowing the best way to harness it is another story. For many, “retirement” no longer has the...

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