GRCC In the News, 6-17-13

Havana Night helps kids in Cuba

June 14, 2013; WoodTV

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Havana Night auction and fundraiser is being hosted in Grand Rapids by First-Hand Aid. It will be a night full of Cuban food, dancing, and all proceeds go to relieving the extreme need for medical supplies for hospitalized children and food programs to sustain the elderly in Cuba.
…eightWest’s Joy Walczak and GRCC Media Services Director Klaas Kwant captured the program’s service in 2011. Lives are impacted with every trip.

Three young theatrical artists in Grand Rapids awarded $6,000 in Combined Theatre Scholarships

June 14, 2013; MLive

GRAND RAPIDS, MI Three scholarships worth $6,000 were presented to area theater students last week during Festival of Arts.
…But the student at Aquinas College has starred as Agnes in Heritage Theatres production of School for Wives and as Karen in Grand Rapids Community Colleges production of For Better as well as in ensemble casts for Civic Theatres production of James and the Giant Peach and in Aquinas College productions of Chicago: The Musical and Amadeus.

Teamwork leads North Muskegon boys golf team to an eighth place finish at Division 4 state finals on Saturday after a seven year drought; Pentwaters young team places sixth

June 15, 2013; MLive

EAST LANSING, MI It has been seven years since the North Muskegons boys golf team have competed in a state final championship. But after working hard those seven years, they have returned to place eighth in the 2013 Division 4 state finals on Saturday held at the Forest Akers East golf course at Michigan State University.
…Wallstrom said he hopes to continue golfing, either as a walk-on at Grand Rapids Community College or recreationally.

King and queen learn valuable lessons from 13th annual Juneteenth celebration

June 15, 2013; Holland Sentinel

HOLLAND, MI As a victim of bullying, 15-year-old Maurice Brown of Holland endured endless name calling and persecution from classmates. He had begun to feel that life was hopeless.
…Charelle Groves of Holland finished runner-up in the Top Model junior competition. Shell be a sophomore at Grand Rapids Community College in the fall.

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