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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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Samaritas engages ArtPrize attendees, Grand Rapids residents in artistic adventure

Submitted 09-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Downtown scavenger hunt engages community in constructing an original mural

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NPO Showcase: It takes a village for a child to succeed in school

Submitted 09-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

NPO Showcase sits down with Josh Baumbach, Erika VanDyke and Katy Dewar.

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Grand Rapids Art Museum presents ArtPrize 10 at GRAM

Submitted 09-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Exhibition features diverse array of contemporary art competing in each category.

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Regional French Consul General to discuss economic opportunities, political, cultural goals long-time U.S. ally

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Guillaume Lacroix, the Consul General of France to the Midwest, will be interacting with the people and organizations of West Michigan on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

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ArtPrize 10 brings more art, local student work to Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

This year, visitors to the Downtown Market can not only see more art than ever before, with eleven large-scale installations in one location, but also take part in public events and taste locally-made food and drinks all in one location.

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Jazz guitarist John Pizzarelli joins Grand Rapids Pops for ‘McCartney and More’ this weekend

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Sir Paul personally asked John Pizzarelli to record and perform McCartney's songs in the style of jazz standards from the Great American Songbook

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UICA Outside draws together diverse artists to create permanent artworks energizing, accessible to all

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) 2018 ArtPrize exhibition is an expansion of their current public art initiative, the Exit Space Project. The artists participating include; Alan Compo, Nick Nortier, Colby Roanhorse, design collective Evas’ve led by Elyse Flynn, and Kimberly Lavon.

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Grand Rapids to observe International Day of Peace

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

United Nations International Day of Peace in Grand Rapids will be celebrated on Sunday, September 23, 2018 with a Peace Walk in St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden on the front lawn of the Dominican Sisters-Grand Rapids at Marywood at 1:00 p.m.

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Residents use art to encourage civic engagement in their neighborhoods

Submitted 09-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place summer get out the vote events allowed residents the freedom to drop by and paint a poster, register to vote, check their registration status and more.

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Catalyst Radio: Joel Lautenbach and Gateways for Growth highlight contributions of immigrants in Kent County

Submitted 09-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

Host Jessica Young talks with Joel Lautenbach of Samaritas about a recent study on the economic impact of immigrants and refugees in Kent County.

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