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The Salvation Army Recognizes the Grand Rapids Golden K Kiwanians

by (mroinila)

Submitted 01-29-2020 under NONPROFITS

In an exciting and fun-filled celebration last evening, The Salvation Army Fulton Heights Citadel hosted more than 30 people at its volunteer recognition event to celebrate the accomplishments of volunteer bell ringers during the 2019 Red Kettle...

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Christmas Eve is the Last Day of The Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-23-2019 under NONPROFITS

Children ringing bells for the first time, a student volunteer earning National Honor Society credit, and students completing community service hours for the 4-H Club were out on Monday as The Salvation Army nears the completion of their annual Red...

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Golden "K" Kiwanis Club surges ahead in the competition for the Golden Kettle

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The weekend of Dec.13-14 was a very busy day for The Salvation Army for seasonal and volunteer bell ringers. Members of The Salvation Army Advisory Board manned red kettle stands at Woodland Mall on Saturday, and with the help of Star Wars...

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Grand Rapids Salvation Army needs more volunteers to help ring bells

by (mroinila)

Submitted 12-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

In the past weeks, readers may have seen several lonely Salvation Army kettles in various Grand Rapids locations without a bell ringer. This seems to be a noticeable element in the local landscape, and is worrisome to observers. The Grand Rapids...

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Michigan deer hunters aim to feed record number of meals this year with venison donations

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 11-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

As Michigan deer hunters head to the woods this fall, they’re on track to donate an all-time record amount of venison and dollars to feed hungry families across the state. Projections show outdoorsmen are on pace in 2019 to donate over 58,000...

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Wetlands royalty: Meet the wood duck, Michigan's regal-looking waterfowl

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 09-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

With its swanky pompadour and rainbow-hued plumage, the wood duck looks like it’s part peacock, part Elvis impersonator. But you won’t catch this Michigan native flashing its feathers in a tropical forest or duckwalking down the Vegas...

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Michigan's bald eagle population is rebounding after locals' teamwork

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 09-10-2019 under NONPROFITS

With their steely predator’s gaze, massive wingspans and brilliant white heads, bald eagles are among the more striking members of the animal kingdom. And Michigan is home to a healthy population of them. But these powerful birds of prey are...

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New Committee Announced at Alternatives in Motion

by (Coleen Davis)

Submitted 08-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

As an organization that strives to enhance independence for persons with disabilities, equity is at the center of our work. Because of this, over the past two years, AIM has made efforts and strides to embed a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)...

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Michigan conservation efforts springs into action

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 03-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

As the days grow longer and spring sights and smells start to reappear, Michigan residents are slowly beginning to warm up to the idea of spending recreation time outside again. But many folks are out there already, hard at work behind the scenes to...

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No strangers to the endangered

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 05-09-2018 under NONPROFITS

Michigan is home to a vibrant array of wildlife uniquely adapted to life near the Great Lakes. But over time, conservationists identified some of that wildlife as needing special assistance – and efforts were launched to improve their numbers...

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