GRCC in the News – 11/30/11

Pine Rest caregiver shares wisdom with mentally ill, learns lessons from them
Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2011, 10:25 AM | Grand Rapids Press

He goes to work at a place with “Rest” in its title, but Charles Ambrose sees a lot of unrest. “Some patients are so upset with their family for bringing them here,” said Ambrose, lead care provider and supervisor of an adult unit at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. […] He was studying social work at Grand Rapids Community College, following his dad’s profession, when he saw a help-wanted ad for a third-shift worker at Pine Rest, someone to patrol at night, wake up teens and get them off to school.  (More)

Money was only part of Fred Meijer’s giving spirit
Published: Sunday, November 27, 2011, 11:30 AM Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 2:38 PM

GRAND RAPIDS — In his life, Fred Meijer donated millions of dollars to causes across the spectrum — nature, education, medicine, the arts. […] Fred Meijer’s donations were widely spread around West Michigan. Here are some of the places and organizations he supported: Grand Rapids Community College.  (More)

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