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Month: September 2015

#TeamCancerFree: Help Free Finish the Fight Against Breast Cancer!

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#TeamCancerFREE is back for our 9th YEAR to walk in the 23rd Annual American Cancer Society’s (ACS)Making Strides Against Breast Cancer“. The walk will be held on October 4th in Boston.

This year, our mission is the same: to honor Free’s late mother Selina “Tina” Wright, and countless others who have been affected by this terrible disease. We walk to raise awareness for Breast Cancer prevention, and to support finding a cure.

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Millennial Movements: Endless Opportunities Welcomes Students Back to School in Style

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Endless Opportunities is an organization based in Grand Rapids, MI that strives to create a positive and productive mind set and lifestyle for the youth as well as the entire community of Grand Rapids. In 2011, Endless Opportunities was created by Alvin Hills when he realized the need for more involved mentors in the city. On September 7th, 2015,  Endless Opportunities held their ‘5th Annual Back 2 School Cut-a-thon’ at Paul I Phillips (Boys & Girls Club) where students of all ages were able to receive free hair cuts for the young men, free hair styles for the young ladies, school supplies, food, and have the chance to participate in a special back to school raffle.

In additional to providing students with an extra boost of confidence with fresh hair cuts and new hair styles, today September 8th, Endless Opportunities took another step forward and welcomed the young men of Ottawa Hills High School back to school on their first day. Brandon McBride of Endless Opportunities decided that it would be even more encouraging and exciting to offer a warm welcome to the generation under ourselves into Ottawa Hills High School where he is an alumni with “The Evolution Movement.”

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