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Thirty employers with over 600 openings participating in Grand Rapids Job Fair

by (westmiworks)

Submitted 01-10-2019 under NEWS

Residents in Kent County and surrounding areas who are looking for a new job can meet with over 30 employers at the Grand Rapids Job Fair on Wednesday, January 16. The job fair will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at West Michigan Works!...

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Bartertown works to build community through food with new programs, livable wages

by (breensea)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Changes have been brewing at Bartertown Diner, a staple hotspot for the plant-based food community. On March 2, 2016, new owners Thad Cummings and Crystal Lecoy quietly and officially joined the Bartertown team, with a mission of inclusion and...

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The Spirituality of Human Work - Hecker Talks Series

by (cicadmin)

Submitted 09-22-2015 under

The Spirituality of Human Work Thursday, April 28, 5:30-7:00pm Presenter: Rabbi Albert Lewis Rabbi Lewis is recognized as an outstanding writer on issues of spirituality and aging. His weekly articles in the Grand Rapids Press have been circulated...

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"Lost and Found:" curious green artist makes art from trash

by (empichot)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under NEWS

If you happen to be reading this at midnight, Tia Wierenga is probably just finishing up work at the Gerald Ford Airport. She works there six days out of the week from 6 p.m. to midnight lifting heavy boxes and containers into the planes in the...

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Persistence

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 05-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

Have you ever noticed how the child's short attention span gives way to amazing persistence when the task is something she really wants; for example, learning to walk, tying a shoe, whistling a tune, batting a ball? And when the child falters at any...

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