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A New Conversation presents VOTE! Be the Change You Want to See

A New Conversation

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5:30 PM (EDT)

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A New Conversation

presents

Vote!

Be the Change You Want to See

Sponsored by the Convention/Arena Authority (CAA) & SMG

Uniting to build relationships, exchange ideas and empower our community for success.

Join A New Conversation for our second annual community conversation as we present Vote! Be the Change You Want to See. Young professionals from across West Michigan are poised to start a new conversation around education and empowerment leading into the political races taking place this November. We encourage business and nonprofit leaders, young professionals, college students and all individuals interested in engaging the issues affecting our community this election season to attend.

Wednesday

October 13, 2010

5:30 p.m.


DeVos Place

303 Monroe Avenue NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Online registration is required by Friday, October 8th. 

This year's event features, Lauri Parks, Grand Rapids City Clerk who will speak about the issues facing us in the upcoming elections. 

Also a panel discussion, between young professional representatives from the: Democratic, Green, Libertarian and Republican parties will engage conversation on the current political climate and issues impacting our community.

Participants may also tweet #ANCVOTE to have questions answered via Twitter. 

Join us in ensuring that children don't go to bed hungry in our community!

Committed to keeping our community first, the event will provide an outreach component to benefit Kids Food Basket, a local nonprofit organization. Kids Food Basket is committed to providing healthy, tasty, efficient, and cost effective sack supper’s to children who are nutritionally at risk. The event is free and open to the public, however, we are asking you to donate a six-pack of 100% fruit juice boxes to benefit the Kids Food Basket. Your donation of 100% fruit juice boxes will make a significant impact in the lives of children in our community.

If you are unable to donate a six-pack of 100% fruit juice boxes, please donate an item from the wish list below. 

Kids Food Basket's Sack Supper Wish List:

  • Granola bars
  • Fruit cups and pudding cups
  • Cracker packs
  • Sandwich baggies
  • Brown/white paper lunch bags, 8lb or extra-large
  • Individual serving size of cereal and healthy snacks

For further information contact:

Amanda Rogalski

616-540-9231

aarogalski@gmail.com

 

About A New Conversation 

A New Conversation began as a collaborative effort between leaders of five area professional organizations:

These organizations saw a need for a new conversation between membership of all their organizations and the community around them.

A New Conversation also works in conjunction with: Center for Community Leadership, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce and SMG/DeVos

Have questions about A New Conversation presents VOTE! Be the Change You Want to See? Contact A New Conversation

When & Where


DeVos Place
303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5:30 PM (EDT)


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