youth

GRCMC offering Verified Resume training program to youth ages 16-24.

by (GRCMC Media Ed)

Submitted 04-13-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Community Media Center is one of five sites selected to be part of a national Verified Resume Project funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.  The CMC will train youth and also assist other Michigan based organizations, to create...

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Lighthouse to offer free youth leadership training workshops

by (LINC UP)

Submitted 04-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

Lighthouse Communities, Inc. would like to invite youth to participate in a free leadership training workshop. This is a great opportunity for the youth to uncover their leadership abilities. We are offering two train-ings during the month of April...

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Park Place or bust : Monopoly Game Tournament for Camp O'Malley

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-29-2010 under NONPROFITS

Do not pass GO, do not collect $200 dollars. This is the dreaded Monopoly game phrase that would upset any game-player. We’ve all heard these words before and felt the longing of collecting the $200 we deserve.   Now...

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Trip the Light : Never an event like this before

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-23-2010 under NONPROFITS

ArtPeers, an arts organization encouraging local art, and Dance in the Annex (DITA), a contemporary dance collaborative, are hosting the premiere of something completely unique in Grand Rapids: Trip The Light 04.14.10 at Wealthy Theatre, doors at...

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100 Holes Golf Challenge to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-17-2010 under NONPROFITS

USE YOUR CLUBS TO SUPPORT OURS! Have you ever dreamed of spending an entire day playing golf? Do you think you can play 100 holes in a day? Come help be a part of this fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids...

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2010 Census Be Counted campaign makes its way to Boys & Girls Club

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-08-2010 under NONPROFITS

Warm weather means spring is upon us, which also means April is creeping up rather quickly. Everyone knows that very special tax season deadline that falls in April, but this year another date should be marked on the calendar, the 2010 Census Day on...

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New Vice President of Development steps up for Grand Rapids' youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

This past February, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth experienced some shifts within their Board of Directors that will hopefully help to jump start 2010. After two years of dedicated service to the organization, Michelle...

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Saying farewell to one of our best: Steve Michael Duffy

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-15-2010 under NONPROFITS

On January 26, 2010, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth lost an essential part of its support network. Long time Board of Directors member Steve Duffy passed away in his home in the Dominican Republic at the age of 57.Without...

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Advancing Youth Development workshop unites community to help support youth

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 02-11-2010 under NONPROFITS

At the end of 2009, three local organizations came together to facilitate a training session to improve Grand Rapids’ youth development strategies. The Advancing Youth Development (AYD) course provided participants with the opportunity to gain a...

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A creative way to increase your return this tax season

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 01-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

GRAND RAPIDS, MI: Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm recently signed an extension to continue the tax credit for vehicles donated to charitable organizations. This tax credit is incentive for people to donate their motorized vehicles to local...

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