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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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EducationNews

SCHOOL SAFETY FOR PARENTS — WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL

Even though there is a lot of media coverage about violence in the schools, the fact of the matter is that overall schools are very safe for children. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, around 90% of schools report no serious violent crimes even though more than half do experience non-violent crimes such as vandalism and theft. Additionally, not all school safety has to do with violent crimes.

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Health

LISTENING TO YOUR BODY FOR BETTER HEALTH

For many of us, better health does not come naturally. It is usually something we must work on in order to lead healthy lives and have overall excellent health. This means listening to your body and understanding what it is telling you about what is going on inside the body. Here are some ways you can listen to your body so you can have a life that is sustained by good health.

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Automotive

TAKING CARE OF YOUR BRAKE ROTORS

Vehicle owners understand that regular maintenance keeps their vehicles in perfect shape. The most common maintenance areas include checking the level of engine oils, maintaining the pressure of tires and monitoring the level of vital fluids in your car.

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Health

HOW OUTDOOR RECREATION AFFECTS YOU

After engaging in outdoor activities, you may notice that you felt better. Health experts emphasized that time spent for outdoor recreation can actually lead to a wide range of benefits. These will include strengthened family ties and reduced obesity rates. Regardless of whether you just want a stroll along a nature trail or perhaps a strenuous hike up a steep mountain path, bear in mind that outdoor recreation will provide the setting for mental and physical growth.

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EducationFeaturedTop Stories

GET TO KNOW SECRETARY OF EDUCATION BETSY DEVOS

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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Religion

WHY SHOULD YOU PRAY EACH AND EVERYDAY

It would be impossible to provide a list of religions and spiritual traditions around the world. While we all know the most popular religions such as Judaism and Christianity, there are hundreds (if not thousands) of other practices that can be called “religions” or spiritual experiences and traditions.

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