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Nonprofit Neighbors provides a place where the community can hear directly from local nonprofits. In this nonprofit-only section, organizations self-publish their news releases, updates and promotional information for the community to see.

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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with MSU Extension and the Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local farmers will be present to talk with community members looking to source local food directly.

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In Season: February 23, 2019

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

We hear it's supposed to be in the 40s tomorrow + what better way to lure you out in the "warmer" weather than to entice you with some delicious, local food? Our Winter Market is still going strong and we'll have over 20 vendors with Michigan food just for you!

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How Veterans Upward Bound is helping veterans stay focused on their goals

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Featured veteran, Roberto Amaya, discusses how Veterans Upward Bound is helping him stay focused on his goals.

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Volunteers Secure Millions in Tax Credits for Local Families

Submitted 02-21-2019 under NONPROFITS

Each year, Chris MacDonald and her fellow IRS-certified volunteers help thousands who earn $55,000 or less file for free. Here in Kent County, the service is coordinated by Heart of West Michigan United Way.

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St. Cecilia Music Center features rising sensational The War and Treaty on Sunday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Submitted 02-19-2019 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features The War and Treaty in Concert on February 24 in what will be a stirring, sensual, powerful concert from two dynamic singers.

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In Season: February 16, 2019

Submitted 02-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

With the 7th Winter Market of 2019 coming up TOMORROW, we hope that this short film will inspire you + your loved ones to get bundled up and shop outside AND inside (our heated headhouse) for delicious local farm and food products.

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CCL & OKT present Deirdre Courtney, "Climate Change and Marginalized Populations"

Submitted 02-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

As climate change makes more impact on our world, those with income challenges—most often people of color—suffer the most. Deirdre Courtney will present Climate Change and Marginalized Populations.

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Grand Rapids Symphony holds 5th Grade Concert for an audience of just one lucky child

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

Winter storms lead schools to cancel field trip to hear the Grand Rapids Symphony, but the orchestra gives a special performance for just one 5th grader

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What's Next for the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan

Submitted 02-13-2019 under NONPROFITS

After more than year without an Executive Director, the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan named their newest leader last month. We talked with Adnoris "Bo" Torres about his background, the Latino community and what's next for the Center.

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5 uniquely cool ways to have fun in Michigan this winter

Submitted 02-12-2019 under NONPROFITS

Skiing, snowmobiling and sledding are not the only fun outdoor activities, check out these five unique ways to get outside and enjoy Michigan’s cold weather.

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