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Finding Calm as a Caregiver-New Session Added

10/30/2014 12:00pm

The November 7, 2014 event, Finding Calm as a Caregiver, is full, but a second date has been added for December 10, 2014. Registration is required by December 3, 2014. 

Being a family caregiver can be stressful.  This program will help caregivers build a foundation of clarity and calm in the midst of life’s rockiest times as they face the challenges and joys of caregiving with a renewed sense of energy and balance. Click here to view the event flyer for more details.

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Calling All Greater Grand Rapids Residents

10/30/2014 11:45am

Grand Valley State University's Johnson Center is seeking answers to some of our community’s biggest questions. They are polling residents in the greater Grand Rapids area about their satisfaction with the city, their employment status, the economy, racial equality, and their reasons for staying in this area, among other important community questions. Last year 3,400 greater Grand Rapids residents completed the survey; this year we are hoping for 5,000+.

They are asking those who live in the greater Grand Rapids area to take 15 minutes to affect the community. Responses will be used to help shape community programs and stimulate conversations about what issues are most important to the people of Grand Rapids.

Share your voice at www.voicegr.org and follow the conversation on your favorite social media platform, by searching #VoiceGRSurvey.

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Finding Calm as a Caregiver

10/23/2014 11:00am

In recognition of National Family Caregiver Month, the Caregiver Resource Network presents: “Finding Calm as a Caregiver.”

Being a family caregiver can be stressful.  This program will help caregivers build a foundation of clarity and calm in the midst of life’s rockiest times as they face the challenges and joys of caregiving with a renewed sense of energy and balance. Click here to view the event flyer for more details.

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Reinventing MI Retirement Event at Capacity

10/16/2014 9:30am

The Grand Rapids Reinventing MI Retirement event is at capacity and will not be accepting registrations or walk-ins. For more information on other event locations, please visit www.michigan.gov/reinventretirement.

 

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#1 Tom Carpenter said:

Your program is filled. Would it be possible to get a copy of the 100 page resource booklet?

#2 Webmaster said:

Tom, according to the Department of Insurance and Financial Services, the Reinventing Mi Retirement Toolkit will be available for download from www.Michigan.gov/ReinventRetirement after Monday's events. There will also be instructions as to how a hard copy may be requested at that URL, next week.

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New Details for Reinventing MI Retirement

10/3/2014 11:10am

Workshop titles for the October 20 event have been announced and include; discovering your social security benefits, investing fundamentals, con artists' playbook and who gets grandma's yellow pie plate. Click here to view the flyer for more information and share with family and friends. Seating is limited to 100 people so register today for this free event!

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Free Shredding Event

10/3/2014 9:15am

Protect yourself from identity theft! The Better Business Bureau is hosting a free shredding event  Friday, October 10, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at St. Johns United Church of Christ (1934 Bridge Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504). Bring up to 5 boxes of personal documents to be shredded.

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