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    September 20, 2023

    West Michigan Aviation Academy Is Exemplary; Why Aren’t There More?

    Located innocuously on the edge of Gerald R Ford International Airport, the West Michigan Aviation Academy is a remarkable example of how good a charter school can be.

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    March 27, 2023

    'Capacity-building' program helping Lakeshore arts organizations thrive for decades to come

    More than a dozen Lakeshore arts organizations are taking part in a two-year collaboration intended to make sure they are around and thriving in the decades to come.

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    January 27, 2023

    'You help make West Michigan special,' Betsy and Dick DeVos tell lakeshore arts groups

    Gathered at the Haworth Hotel and Conference Center at Hope College, attendees heard opening remarks from Dick and Betsy DeVos followed by a workshop to help the organizations sharpen their strategic plans on everything from marketing to philanthropic support.

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    November 17, 2022

    A Portage teen raised $140K for an Honor Flight. Then she won a philanthropy award.

    Alice Kraatz still remembers a disturbing story she heard nearly a decade ago of how a Vietnam veteran was welcomed back to Michigan when he returned from the war.

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    October 10, 2022

    National program aims to boost lakeshore arts and culture nonprofits

    The two-year program focuses on revenue development, audience building and leadership.

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    September 29, 2022

    15 lakeshore arts organizations begin intensive capacity-building initiative

    Fifteen lakeshore arts organizations are part of the latest capacity-building initiative facilitated by the prestigious University of Maryland-based DeVos Institute of Arts Management (DVIAM).

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    June 23, 2022

    Michigan Teenager Sends Vietnam Veterans on Special Honor Flight To Washington, D.C.

    Teen fundraises to honor Vietnam Veterans with a Special Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

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    June 17, 2022

    Grand Rapids rededicates Rosa Parks Circle

    Rededication of Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, Mi.

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    June 15, 2022

    Inclusivity and super speed: West Michigan Aviation students engineer scooter for boy with SMA

    Scooter makes moving in manual chair easier.

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    May 3, 2022

    Start Garden launches competition for business startups

    Business startup, Start Garden launches "100" competition.

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    January 21, 2022

    DeVos Family Helps ELEVATE Local Youth as 30 Grants for 30 Years Initiative Continues

    The DeVos Family Foundation continued its 30 Grants for 30 Years Initiative recently by making a $60,000 contribution to ELEVATE Orlando.

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    November 26, 2021

    SpringGR launches The 250 Project

    Applications open for program that aims to help BIPOC businesses scale to $250K in revenue and beyond.

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