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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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Service learning opportunities for students at Comprenew

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Comprenew offers service learning opportunities to educate students on the hazards of electronic waste.

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In Season: October 26, 2018

Submitted 10-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

We've got a couple dozen vendors here at the Market for your Friday shopping needs! With the emergence of fall food like winter squash, brussels sprout, and sweet potatoes, you have a new opportunity for creating some delicious warming meals + recipes.

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St. Cecilia Music Center brings top Jazz pianist, Grammy Award nominee Kenny Barron to Grand Rapids

Submitted 10-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center will feature one of the top jazz pianists in the world, Kenny Barron and his quintet on November 1, 2018, to celebrate their 135th anniversary season. The Kenny Barron Quintet will perform the second of four Jazz Series concerts in the 2018/2019 season.

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Michigan Artist Series 'Water is Sacred // Trees are Relatives' opens at GRAM Oct. 27

Submitted 10-24-2018 under NONPROFITS

Métis artist and activist Dylan Miner explores the natural environment of West Michigan and its history

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Bach Chorale of Grand Rapids in concert November 4

Submitted 10-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Our upcoming concert will be one of our more intimate presentations, where we perform many songs a cappella. It is on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m., in the sanctuary of Central Reformed Church in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Open Door Women's Center provides safe haven for women each night

Submitted 10-23-2018 under NONPROFITS

Sherry says, "Dégagé is a place that helped me and other women and has led us in the right direction... I thank them for having me in the Open Door because I needed help and they were there for me."

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In Season: October 19, 2018

Submitted 10-19-2018 under NONPROFITS

Don't let the cold keep you from shopping outside + supporting your local farmers and food creators! We've always got hot coffee, hot cocoa from Lotus Brew Coffee, and a heated Headhouse to warm you before or after shopping.

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Flight club: Singing the praises-and dispelling the myths-of Michigan bats

Submitted 10-17-2018 under NONPROFITS

As Halloween draws nearer, you’ll probably see red-eyed, fang-bared bat decorations for Halloween. For this reason, bats are often misunderstood. However, bats play a vital role in Michigan’s ecosystems, and a few Michigan bat species are on the decline.

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Southeast Area Farmers' hosts Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival

Submitted 10-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Southeast Area Farmers' Market hosts its annual Greens Cook-off and Green Tomato Festival, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Nov. 3 at LINC parking lot, Madison Ave., just north of Hall St. SE.

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Cosecha GR at Sheriff's retirement party: Protesters believe Stelma leaves legacy of shame with ICE contract new Sheriff must repair

Submitted 10-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

As the Kent County Sheriff celebrated his retirement with the ICE contract still in effect, Movimiento Cosecha GR members stood outside of Noto's Old World Italian Dining to call out "Shame, shame, shame," to the Sheriff and other attendees for their complicity in separating local families.

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