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LifeFest Youth Rally

by (grrtl)

Submitted 09-29-2015 under

Join teens from all over West Michigan for LifeFest Youth Rally on Sunday, October 18! Come and hear guest speaker Matt Haviland, founder of A Father's Walk, share his powerful testmony for life, discuss the importance of healthy choices, and...

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POWER UP Luncheon inspires local young women to achieve their dreams

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 07-26-2015 under NONPROFITS

P.O.W.E.R.  U.P. (Providing Opportunities for Women to Empower young women to Realize their Unique Potential) came to life last fall when Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids' board member Michelle Wickens...

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My Story Through Art

by (BethanyMentor)

Submitted 07-15-2015 under

My Story Through Art is designed to allow youth in our mentor programs to retain a sense of their past, to describe their present situation or to take a look into their future through the utilization of a self-expressive and creative art experience...

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Teen community center offers leadership opportunities

by (opendoors4teens)

Submitted 06-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

Open Doors Center for Self-Directed Teens, a nonprofit organization in Eastown, is in the middle of expanding their services to reach more community youth, especially those who are underprivileged.  For the last two years, the organization...

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Mentoring at Bethany Christian Services

by (BethanyMentor)

Submitted 06-24-2015 under NONPROFITS

For many youth, mentors are hope, they are comfort, they are family, and they are the pathway to a promising future. As a mentor, you have the ability to make a lasting difference in the lives of children and families. Mentoring is one of the most...

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Local youth against violence group calling for applicants to June Teen Advocacy Conference

by (Safe Haven Mini...)

Submitted 06-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

On Friday, June 26, local youth-led coalition YLAV (Young Leaders Against Violence) is hosting a Teen Advocacy Conference at the Kent County Health Department from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Youth participants will have the opportunity to learn about a...

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Chelsea Flemings announced as local Boys & Girls Clubs 2015 Youth of the Year

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Established in 1947, “Youth of the Year” is Boys & Girls Club of America’s premier recognition program for Club members, promoting service to Club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and...

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"The Cast Away Tour" Send Off.

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"The Cast Away Tour" Is a 10 week tour that Fable The Poet will be going on starting May 10th. This event is a last rally for funds, and one last going away party before he hits the road! There will be 3 DJ's 3 Features and 3 Special...

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GR Initiative for Leaders expands partnership with local high schools, colleges

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 01-22-2015 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) announced their program expansion and continued partnership with local public schools and area ministries to provide leadership development opportunities for high school students. This year begins a three year...

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Community meeting hosts break dancers; gives GR residents a chance to have fun while planning

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 01-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

By: Antonio J. - age 14 There will be a community meeting held on Thursday, January 8th from 6:30-8:00pm at Cesar Chavez Elementary school. This meeting will be very different from most ordinary public meetings – at this meeting, there will be...

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