Feeling Frisky: #YourBizYourTown

Happy ArtPrize!
Seriously though…do traffic and pedestrian laws go out the window during this 2 week period?
Back to the point of this blog…another episode of Your Biz Your Town with WGVU’s Shelley Irwin and myself (Kim Bode)….oh and our guests.
In no particular order we welcomed the following organizations/events to chat about their upcoming happenings. Get involved.

Rockstar guests…a little blurry.

Avenue for the Arts
The Avenue for the Arts is a neighborhood title for the South Division commercial corridor. They are residential, commercial and nonprofit groups working together in a creative community, who are residents in Heartside, and active participants in shaping change in the neighborhood. In 2005, they choose the Avenue for the Arts as a title to represent their commercial corridor and the projects and events that they create.
They have lots coming up – Free Radical, ArtPrize Pop-Up Shops  and more. Check it out here.
GR GiveCamp
GiveCamp is a weekend-long event (November 7 – 9) where technology professionals – from designers, developers and database administrators to marketers and web strategists – donate their time to provide solutions for non-profit organizations.
Nonprofit deadline is October 1st.
Volunteers are desperately needed,  find out more here.
Who doesn't love a good selfie?
Who doesn’t love a good selfie?

Quit Whining, Start Writing Conference
Splattered Ink Press will host Quit Whining Start Writing 2014 Writers’ Conference at Grand Valley State University’s L. William Seidman Center in downtown Grand Rapids on October 17-18. The conference, designed for authors of all levels (beginner to published), will connect writers with editors, agents, and marketing and PR professionals. Author Sue Silverman will kick-off the conference at an evening opening reception on Friday, October 17 hosted by WZZM TV 13’s Val Lego. A full day of workshops featuring experienced speakers is planned for Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Register here.
Happy Friday everyone! Enjoy your weekend and get back out there on Monday.

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