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When I was about twenty five years old, I purchased my party store. Working late hours and not eating right, I started drinking all kinds of soda pop. I was drinking at least two to three bottles of sixty-four ounce bottles a night. This went on until I reached the age of 65 years old, and I started to notice that my vision was getting bad. I couldn’t read the street signs twenty feet in front of me.

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ANTWAN J. BROWN BA,CM – The link  between the community  and the employer

Antwan J. Brown is both an entrepreneur and a West Michigan Business Development Specialist that has spent years focused on connecting individuals that have various barriers to employment; with area employers that have a need for their specific talents and skill sets. Brown, a graduate of Aquinas College with degrees in Business Administration and Communications, says that he has always had a passion for helping others find their pathway to a better life through education, personal growth and development, and gainful employment opportunities.

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Greetings. My name is Walter L. Mathis Sr. and I have been in Grand Rapids for 74 years. I have attended Franklin and South High; both which are public schools. As I look back, I didn’t get the best education while in those schools. My grandson just graduated from high schools and had a hard time with basic reading and writing skills. It has been said that if you “Keep doing the same things over and over the same way and expect different results, that’s insanity.”

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GRAND  RAPIDS POLICE CHIEF DAVID  RAHINSKY – Partnering with Community is a Key to Success

On behalf of the men and women of the Grand Rapids Police Department, I want to express our appreciation to the community for its trust in, and willingness to partner with, us at the GRPD. As we’ve worked to strengthen the bond between our agency and the community over the past few years, I continue to be heartened by the community’s dedication and devotion to work alongside us to make this agency one that the entire community can support, trust and be proud of.

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