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    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    When you look at the truly extraordinary people who inspire and make a difference, you will see that they do this by connecting with people at a personal and emotional level. What differentiated them was not their IQ but their EQ – their emotional intelligence.  In this 1-day workshop, you will learn to make stable decisions and get results through effective communication by managing your ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    WHAT:  A press conference for a business announcement to impact the Grand Rapids      community. WHO: Brian Picardat, GFIA Interim President & CEO Hilarie Grey, Allegiant Director of Corporate Communications Birgit Klohs, The Right Place President & CEO Karen Hinkle, MEDC Regional Director Allegiant Air & GFIA Staff WHEN: Tuesday, January 15 10:30 a.m. – Brief Comments WHERE:Gerald R. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 14, 2019
      Primary employer private investment more than doubled over last year in the region     West Michigan Lakeshore employers experienced significant growth in 2018. Lakeshore Advantage, the local non-profit economic development organization that assists primary employers with growth opportunities and in overcoming obstacles to growth, supported 27 business expansion projects in Allegan and ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, January 14, 2019
    Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce the election of a new Chief Executive Officer, two new members of its board of directors, and the addition of a new shareholder. With these changes the firm continues to pass the mantle of leadership to the next generation. “Like many law firms, Smith Haughey is facing the approaching retirement of a large number of its senior shareholders in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, January 11, 2019
    January 14, 2019: The beauty of Michigan's barns is revealed through a photographer's eyes in the new exhibition at the Holland Museum.   Michigan’s Heritage Barns: An Artist’s Perspective photographs by Mary Keithan   Prominent on the landscape throughout Michigan, traditional barns are visible reminders of our agricultural legacy. The seemingly endless variety of barn shapes, sizes, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    The Big Give charity shopping event returns to Downtown Holland on Saturday, February 2! The Big Give is Downtown Holland’s way of thanking the community for their support throughout the year by giving back in a big way! On February 2, all participating merchants will donate 15% of all of their sales all day long to 15 different non-profit organizations. Last year, we raised over $16,000 for our ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
         Holland Symphony Orchestra announces the winners of the Norbert Mueller High School Concerto Competition, which was held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the John & Dede Howard Recital Hall, Hope College.  An enthusiastic audience at the public recital, competition, and reception was present to hear this tough competition between ten of the Holland area’s best high school musicians.  Prizes for ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    This 2-day course will equip you with the tools to apply the most effective leadership style in any given situation based on the needs of the team member. Learn how to read people, influence (not control), and become the kind of leader that others want to follow.By using the Situational Leadership techniques, you can achieve greater productivity within your team. On an organizational level, this ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    The Holland Area Arts Council is happy to present  Seeing Through Dutch Eyes an exhibition featuring the work of Dutch American artist Chris Stoffel Overvoorde beginning Friday, January 11 with an opening reception at 6:00 pm.   The exhibit: Seeing Through Dutch Eyes, recognizes a natural pattern. Overvoorde was born in the Netherlands (Capelle aan de IJssel) to two Dutch parents. It is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    The Holland Farmers Market will host its first ever Indoor Winter Market beginning this Saturday, January 5 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. The Indoor Market will be held inside the Holland Civic Center Place at 150 West 8th Street. The Market will feature over 25 vendors throughout the season and will continue the first and third Saturdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm from January through April. Bridge ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Tulip Time Festival (www.tuliptime.com) announces plans for a 90th Anniversary Gala to benefit the “Join the Dance’ initiative on Saturday, March 23, 2019.The Tulip Time Festival is committed to celebrate our Dutch Heritage, our warm and inviting community and of course, TULIPS! Together, we produce a world-class festival and elevate the experiences of a half million visitors each year. We invite ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Midtown Center is excited to announce their first annual Wedding Showcase on January 19, 2019. Attendees are invited to bring family and friends between 11 am and 2 pm to taste samples and talk to a variety of wedding professionals. It is free to attend and all registered attendees will be entered to win a wide selection of door prizes donated by vendors. Registration is available online or at the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Music Education Program Culminates with Interactive Orchestra Concerts for Students Nationwide in Spring 2019   Holland Symphony Performs Link Up Concert in Jack H. Miller Center For Musical Arts   Monday, March 25, 2019   HOLLAND{ In collaboration with Carnegie Hall Holland Symphony is participating in Link Up The Orchestra Sings, a music education program provided by Carnegie Hall’s ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, January 03, 2019
    Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce that attorney Matthew J. Wiebe has joined the firm and will be practicing in its business and real estate practice group in the Holland office. Matthew practices business, securities, and real estate law, including nonprofit and for-profit entity formation and governance.  Matthew earned his Bachelor of Arts from Tabor College, majoring in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Kris Palosaari, MA, CFRE, as director of the Spectrum Health Foundation Zeeland Community Hospital.   Palosaari has served as a lead specialist for the Spectrum Health Foundation since 2016 with primary focus on major donor relations. Her extensive experience in development includes working for the Salvation ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
        The Zeeland Board of Public Works (BPW) is pleased to announce that Andrew Boatright has been approved as the next Utilities Manager.     “After an extensive national search, the BPW Board and Zeeland City Council have unanimously selected Andrew Boatright as utilities manager.”  stated BPW Chair Linda Boerman.   Mr. Boatright comes to Zeeland with over thirty-five years of experience in ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, January 02, 2019
    We are always excited and thankful to partner creatively with others to raise funds for mental health services. You get a cool product & we'll receive generous proceeds from each purchase to help provide counseling to others!!  Dress Abstract: Body Scarves   Dress Abstract Body Scarves:   Totally unique, beautiful, and available in TONS of patterns! Soft and flowing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 31, 2018
    The Ottawa Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP) Coalition recently awarded several key community leaders for their work in preventing substance abuse and its impact on the Ottawa County Community. Awards were presented at the OSAP Coalition’s annual meeting in October. Stephanie Williams, the Coalition’s Coordinator said, “We are grateful to have so many community leaders who step up and work to ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 31, 2018
    Although many of us are enjoying the holiday season with family, friends, warm homes and good food, not all of the members of our community are so fortunate. In fact, more than 1 in 3 of our neighbors in Ottawa County are struggling to make ends meet.No one should have to choose between feeding their kids or paying rent. No one should have to choose between paying their heating bill or taking ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    Awardee will be announced at Lakeshore Advantage Annual Meeting Jan 18Local non-profit economic development organization Lakeshore Advantage recently issued a call for nominations for their annual Visionary Award, this year recognizing an outstanding K-12 educator leading in career exploration with students. Today the organization announces they have narrowed the applications down to three award ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    The annual Big Give charity shopping event returns to Downtown Holland on Saturday, February 2!  During The Big Give, participating businesses will donate 15% of all sales to 15 local non-profit organizations all day long. Customers will be able to select which of the 15 organizations they would like the percentage of their total sale to be donated to with each purchase they make. The Big Give is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, December 28, 2018
    Signature Surgical Arts and Medspa is pleased to introduce Brooke Terpstra to the team. As our newest addition, Brooke is a Licensed Esthetician and joins us with seven years experience in field. Adding Brooke to the team has allowed us to now offer Friday appointments at the medspa. In addition to years of experience, Brooke brings Dermaplaning as new treatment to our service line. She is ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, December 17, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017
    (Grand Rapids, Michigan) – US Signal, a Midwest-based IT solutions provider, today announced the addition of object storage to its portfolio of cloud storage solutions. The new service provides a cost-effective method for storing large quantities of non-transactional or unstructured data, making it ideal for uses cases such as long-term file retention of archive data or backup datasets. It can ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids, Michigan-based US Signal today announced it has enhanced its popular disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering to include two service tiers: standard and premium. Doing so will allow the IT solution provider's customers to customize their DR plans to meet specific business requirements and risk profiles.Tiers Offer Protection Level Choices With both ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release

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