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Free Shredding Event April 15, 2016

4/4/2016 9:25am

Protect yourself from identity theft by participating in Secure Your ID Shred Day. This is a FREE event offered on April 15, 2016 by the Better Business Bureau Serving Western Michigan. Secure Your ID Shred Day will allow people to safely and securely shred personal documents such as old credit card bills, tax returns, financial statements, insurance documents, and more.

The Better Business Bureau shredding event will take place at Holy Spirit School, 2222 Lake Michigan Dr., NW, Grand Rapids 49504 and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (there is a five box limit per individual).

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#1 Jean Matyczyn said:

WHen will your next shredding event be"?

#2 webmaster said:

Jean, thank you for your comment. These events are put on by the Better Business Bureau and would recommend you contact them directly. Their website is www.bbb.org/western-michigan and their phone number is (616) 774-8236.

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Better Business Bureau Hosting Shredding Event

4/9/2015 3:00pm

Are you looking for a way to safely and securely destroy sensitive documents such as bank or credit card statements, old tax returns, cancelled checks, and more?  Have you begun your spring cleaning or just finished doing your taxes?  If so, check out the following spring shredding events hosted by the Better Business Bureau as a way to safelty dispose of sensitve documents.

 

SPRING SHREDDING EVENT

Friday, April 17TH

Calvary Church (707 East Beltline Ave N.E.Grand Rapids, MI 49525)

1:00 – 3:00 PM

(5 box maximum) * Document shredding only at this location – No electronics

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Join Us May 20 at the Healthy Living Lecture Series

3/24/2015 5:35am

Join us, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at Forest Hills Fine Arts Center for the Free Healthy Living Lecture Series. The event is from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and features lectures by Mercy Health, and keynote by Juliet Dragos of WZZM TV-13. AAAWM will be one of the exhibitor booths and screenings, healthy snacks, and door prizes will be provided. Visit www.enjoylearning.com for more information.

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Family Caregiver University Holds First Class

1/23/2015 10:15am

The Family Caregiver University held its first class Wednesday, “Fall Prevention and Home Safety.”   The topic was presented by Michelle Howard (Holland Home), Joanne Feutz (Disability Advocates) and Barb Nelson Jandernoa (Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan).  Thirteen caregivers attended the class and the feedback was very positive. All those who attended learned new skills to make their home safer for the person they are caring for.

The next session, February 18, will focus on first aid and emergency preparedness.  For more information on the February class, or future monthly classes, visit www.caregiverresource.net. Family Caregiver University is a new initiative of the Caregiver Resource Network. 

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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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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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November Family Caregiver Series

8/31/2012 1:00pm

The Caregiver Resource Network's Family Caregiver Series features 22 complimentary events throughout Kent County in November. The series includes holiday baking demonstrations, family portraits, financial and legal topics, stress relief and more. The series, presented by the Caregiver Resource Network, also gives family caregivers the opportunity to meet other individuals in similar circumstances and offer resources to help individuals along their caregiving journey.

To find out more details, including how to register for the events, visit the Caregiver Resource Network at www.caregiverresource.net

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Seeking Letters of Intent

4/10/2012 11:15am

The Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan is seeking Letters of Intent to provide Long Term Care Ombudsman and Elder Abuse Prevention Education services funded under the Older Americans Act in Region 8. 

Region 8 includes the nine counties of Allegan, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo and Osceola. This Letter of Intent is for one year, Fiscal Year 2013.  The funding awarded will be for October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.

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Funding levels available are approximately:

  • Long Term Care Ombudsman            $80,902
  • Elder Abuse Prevention Education     $14,027

 

The Letter of Intent is due Friday, April 20, 2012 at 12:00 p.m. noon to the Area Agency on Aging of Western MI, 1279 Cedar NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 or to proposal@aaawm.org.

Letters of Intent will be reviewed and appropriate agencies will be selected to continue in the proposal process.

Questions can be directed to Anne Ellermets, AAAWM Contract Coordinator at 616.222.7014 or Anne@aaawm.org

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Author to Speak to Caregivers

9/26/2011 11:30am

“Caregivers: Who’s Caring For You” will be entertaining as Michigan author, Lynn Alexander, teaches caregivers how to take care of yourself, reduce stress and find strategies to get you through, even if you are in the “Sandwich Generation.”

The event will take place on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at the Grand Rapids Public Library’s Ryerson Auditorium, Level 3 (111 Library Street) from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Registration is encouraged at registration@aaawm.orgor (616) 456-5664

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This event is sponsored by the Caregiver Resource Network, Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan and the Grand Rapids Public Library.

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The Art of Caregiving

10/21/2010 2:30am

The Art of Caregiving is an event on November 8, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. to assist caregivers. Demonstrations on a variety of topics will be held throughout the event.

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