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Grand Rapids to Host State Wide Launch of McDonald’s Education Strategy

Is flipping burgers a dead-end job for a teen, the uneducated, low-income person? Not at McDonald's!

Today, Monday, June 15, McDonald’s is set to lead the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry to promote workforce education to ensure that eligible employees continue to  grow while working at McDonald’s restaurants, both company- and franchisee-owned. The strategy called Archways to OpportunityTM is being launched in restaurants throughout Michigan and beyond.

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June 10 is National Iced Tea Day!

There's a day for pretty much everything out there - donut day, eat whatever you want day, and now, iced tea day!

June 10th is officially National Iced Tea Day! How can you celebrate?!?

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Today is “Doughnut Day”

The Salvation Army is celebrating the 78th annual National Doughnut Day, today, June 5 by giving away 2,000 free doughnuts.

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New Hampshire: ‘Live Free or Die’ but Don’t Put a Child on a Beer Label

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has vetoed a bill which would have allowed Founders Brewing Co. to begin selling Breakfast Stout in New Hampshire.

The young child on the label is what's creating the problem.

Hassan released a statement saying "loosening restrictions on referring to minors could undermine our efforts to prevent underage drinking."

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Owners of Grove, Green Well and Bistro Bella Vita Planning New Grand Rapids Restaurant

Grand Rapids-based Essence Restaurant Group owns Grove, Green Well and Bistro Bella Vita. Today they announced plans to open a fourth restaurant in 2016.

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Outdoor Farmers Market Opens Saturday at Grand Rapids Downtown Market

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9AM.

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Pink Tie Guys Annual Fundraiser to Fight Breast Cancer is Thursday in Grand Rapids

The Pink Tie Guys is an exclusive group of men committed to raising awareness of how breast cancer impacts the total family.

The group meets once per year. This year's meeting is at Reserve Wine & Food in Grand Rapids on Thursday from 6:00 p.m. - Midnight.

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Salvation Army Looking for a few Good Businesses to Surprise With Donuts

The Salvation Army is celebrating the 78th annual National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 5 by giving away 2,000 free Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The Salvation Army is widely credited with popularizing the doughnut in the United States by feeding American soldiers the tasty confection during World War I.

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Another Gastronomic Delight Coming to a Hamburger Joint

What do a hamburger, hot dog and chips have in common?

They're all in one sandwich!

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New Latin Restaurant Opening This Summer in Downtown Arena District

A new concept in Latin cuisine will soon be added to dining options in Grand Rapids’ Arena District. Luna is scheduled to open at 64 Ionia Avenue during the summer of 2015. The menu will feature contemporary Latin foods while embracing the rich culinary heritage of Latin America.

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102-Year-Old Grandmother Blows Out Her Birthday Candles and More [Video]

This is hilarious, as a 102-year old grandmother celebrates her birthday. As everyone sings, badly, Happy Birthday, she blows out the candles, and, well... watch.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids – 2015

Have brunch with Mom for Mother's Day!

Check our guide to the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy your time with Mom!

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