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November 3, 2016 | Amway Grand Plaza

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2015 Annual Report

An overview of Baxter’s impact in 2015. Read about each program’s success, yearly events, funding and more. It’s a great way to get to know Baxter.

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Opening Doors 2016

Baxter Community Center will host its annual Opening Doors Celebration on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Amway Grand Plaza. The evening will include dinner, a short program and the presentation…
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Strawberry Jamboree

Thursday, June 23 from 4 to 7pm, Baxter Community Center will once again host its annual Strawberry Jamboree. Join us at Joe Taylor Park (adjacent to Baxter Community Center) for games, prices, and to…
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2015 Theme

Each year, we have the opportunity to live out Baxter’s yearly theme. Our theme in 2015 was “Walk In My Shoes.” Walk. It’s different from “run.” Walk means taking your time. It’s a pace …
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Kellogg Foundation Grant

Baxter Community Center’s Executive Director, Melanie Beelen, today announced receipt of a three-year $325,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to expand and sustain its urban garden pr…
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Greenhouse Programs

Baxter’s Neighborhood Gardening Program had 28 participants in 2015. Each of them received a 4×8’ raised bed garden in their backyard. This brings us to a total of 70 raised bed gardens built…
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