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Being The Rapidian in 2011

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 12-31-2010 under OPINION

There is something about the end of a year and the start of a new one that energizes me. I don't make resolutions; but write goals for things I want to accomplish. I also find the end of the year a time where I reflect (usually fondly) on what I've...

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Local organizations need your help to make this holiday special for those in need

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 11-18-2010 under NONPROFITS

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt This holiday and winter season, there are many opportunities to give the gift of your time...

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SBV of the Week: Fundraising Specialist

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 10-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from GRACE. At the Grand Rapids Area Center for Ecumenism (GRACE),...

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SBV of the Week: Event Photographer

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 09-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

Each week the Volunteer Center will highlight an exciting skill-based volunteer (SBV) opportunity found on our Volunteer Solutions website. This week's SBV opportunity comes from Disability Advocates:   Photographer Needed! Disability...

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Friday Night Conversations presents Volunteering at GRAM for ArtPrize: What-When-How-Why

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 09-03-2010 under NONPROFITS

Join us for Friday Nights at GRAM from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. FREE for members and $5 for non-members, this price includes admission to exhibitions and Friday Night Conversations. Cash bar located in Museum Lobby from 5:00-8:30pm. Conversations will...

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Honoring Those Who Serve

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 07-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

By: Jessica Gonyou, Volunteer Center Assistant This time of year, I think a lot about service and patriotism.  I think of heroes and sacrifice, and of acts done not for self, but for the greater good. One of my greatest heroes, my dad, is...

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Give Time, Get Candy: Local Volunteer Challenge on October 31

by (YGCreporter)

Submitted 10-09-2009 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids, Michigan. October 12, 2009 – The Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Youth Grant Committee (YGC) is hosting an “Upside Down Roof Sit” at The Adobe Restaurant, 617 W. Fulton, Grand Rapids, on October 31, 2009 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m...

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Local First Seeks Volunteers

by (Local First)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

Are you interested in supporting local business, encouraging sustainability, and strengthening community? If so, Local First wants YOU to join its volunteer team! We are a non-profit organization supporting the West Michigan economy by promoting...

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