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    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Holland, Mich. -- DYS Media, LLC has been named public relations agency of record by the Calgary-headquartered social media network Get Assist, Inc. “DYS Media’s accomplishments and its commitment to results before profit presented us with an offer we couldn’t refuse,” GetAssist CEO Bruce Fikowski said. “DYS Media line dances at the intersection of legacy and social media, which is so necessary ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    LANSING, Mich. – JR Automation, a manufacturer of custom automation technologies, is expanding its facilities in Holland, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced today.  The project is expected to generate a total capital investment of $4 million and create 100 high-tech jobs, resulting in an $800,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant from the Michigan ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Holland, MI – Chef Donna Sawyer, from Donna Sawyer Celebrating Life and Food, will join the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market this Saturday, July 21 at 10:00 am. Sawyer will show how to integrate fresh ingredients into seasonal cocktails using a simple, clean and contemporary approach. Her beverage lineup include white sangria with peaches and plums, lavender French 75, Georgia peach ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
     Question of the MonthHow Would You Describe Your Business Performance During the First Half of 2018?Answer Now     WorkforceThe Results Are In: “Flexible Work” Means Freedom to Adjust Schedules to Accommodate Personal NeedsRefreshLeadership.com – July 13, 2018In a recent poll by Refresh Leadership, the Express Employment Professionals blog for business leaders, readers were asked what ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
     Holland, MI – The local accounting and consulting firm of De Boer, Baumann & Company, PLC is pleased to announce the promotions of Kaileigh C. Eddy, CPA, RIA, Steven J. Darrow, CPA, MSA, and Jonathon D. Coffey, CPA.  Eddy works in the firm’s South Haven office and has been promoted to senior manager. Darrow will also be taking on the role of senior manager; he works in the firm’s Holland office. ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Nonstop service from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) to MiamiGRANDInternationalRAPIDS,MichAirport. (MIA) will begin in Grand Rapids this winter, right before the holiday and Latin American travel season heat up. American Airlines announced the service today, which will be operated by American Eagle. The service begins on December 19, 2018, and will feature one daily trip in and out ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Visual Communications Specialist      (Account Manager, Communications Specialist, Sales Manager)Also Known as: CSR, Customer Service RepresentativePosition DescriptionThis position is responsible for sales activities from lead generation through the project management process. Develop and implement agreed upon Sales and Marketing Plan which will meet both personal and business goals of expanding ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    HOLLAND, MICH. (July 13, 2018)—  The Holland Area Arts Council is happy to present three exhibitions with Opening Receptions on Thursday, July 19th from 6-8 pm. We welcome the work of Northern Michigan artists Kristine Lynn Granger and Michael Letts along with Grand Haven fiber artist Gloria Kirk-Hanna for a triple opening showing unique, modern, classical and striking artworks.  Kristine ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    Holland, MI – Maciek the Magician will return to the Street Performer Series this Thursday, July 12 to entertain shoppers and diners in Downtown Holland from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Each week during the Street Performer Series, visitors will find musicians, jugglers, face painters, break dancers, magicians, caricature artists, and more performing all along 8th Street. The Series is free to attend ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
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    Thursday, July 12, 2018
     RSVPPlease RSVP 3 days prior to each event. Click the button at the right to RSVP, or email names and dates you will attend to Kelly Goward at kgoward@the-macc.orgRSVP Events will be cancelled if weather or stream conditions are unsafe. A reminder with the meeting location will be sent 2 days prior to each event. Locations will be within the Macatawa Watershed in Allegan County (Laketown and/or ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
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    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    #MeToo and You: A Sexual Harassment Toolkit for the Post-Weinstein EraWednesday, July 18, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | WebinarThe #MeToo movement is a worldwide campaign against sexual harassment and assault, which includes preventing it at work. Our sexual harassment prevention webinar will train supervisors and HR professionals to recognize behaviors and situations that can lead to sexual ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, July 11, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    TCM Counseling offers FREE Suicide Prevention Training.  Space is limited, so registration is needed to attend.  Bring your lunch and learn how to save a life by becoming a gatekeeper, and feel free to share with anyone who may be interested!     If your business or group would like to schedule a seperate training in the Holland/Zeeland or Tri-Cities area, please call our office directly at ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Education
    Tuesday, July 10, 2018
    Through our PMP® Preparation Course and PMP® Boot Camp, instructed by expert PMI®-certified instructors, we have helped numerous project managers achieve PMP® Certification, enhancing their skills and abilities to the benefit of their employers.  Davenport University has been approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and to issue 36 PDUs for ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber, Community
    Monday, July 09, 2018
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
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    Monday, July 09, 2018
    The Ability Award began in 2011 as a way to honor Disability Network/ Lakeshore's Founding Director, Ruth Stegeman, who served in the organization's leadership for two decades. During her career with Disability Network/ Lakeshore, Ruth had a strong passion to advocate for inclusive communities for people with disabilities.   The Ability Award was created to honor and perpetuate that spirit by ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    RETAINING TOP TALENT 4 Signs Your Star Employee Is About to LeaveIn a strengthening economy, the ability to retain top talent is the key to maintaining a competitive advantage. However, during times of increased business activity, the competition for star performers becomes intense. According to Express Employment Professionals’ third quarter 2018 Job Insights survey, 66% of respondents reported a ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, July 03, 2018
    Holland, MI – Cirque Amongus, a family circus act from Livonia, Michigan, will join the Downtown Holland Street Performer Series this Thursday, July 5 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.  Each week during the Series, musicians, jugglers, face painters, break dancers, magicians, caricature artists, balloon twisters and more entertain shoppers and diners all along 8th Street.  The Series is free to attend, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
            deVries Photography52 E. Main AveDowntownZeeland, Michigan 49464phone: 616.772.6221email: devriesphoto@gmail.comwebsite: www.devriesphoto.com                     
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
           321 Settlers Road · Holland, MI 49422-1767      (616) 392-1821 · phmulder@cunninghamdalman.com  June 2018   Business and Estate Planning Newsletter  Welcome back to Cunningham Dalman's Business and Estate Planning Newsletter.  We strive to provide you with helpful articles and links to legal issues on topics related to business and estate ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
     Macatawa Watershed   Explorer Summer 2018Click here to view online Macatawa Water Festival 2018      We hope you can join us for the Macatawa Water Festival on Saturday, July 14, 9am-1pm. We'll be back for the fourth year in a row at Windmill Island. Over 30 community partners and sponsors will come together to offer water activities ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
    MACC Monthly e-News Click here to view this newsletter on our websiteGreen Commute Success Miles surpass expectations!   Photo credit: Jenny White, Velo City CyclesThe MACC celebrated it's 11th year of Green Commute last month during the week of May 13. Throughout the week, individuals from the public tracked their "green-miles" as well as ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, July 02, 2018
                                                                Commercial “air carrier” airports such as GFIA are regulated by the FAA. Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139 proposes rules for the certification and operation of airports. This includes strict standards for governing airfield and pavement conditions, airfield lighting, snow and ice control, aircraft rescue and firefighting, ...read more
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    Friday, June 29, 2018
    Session Two#MeToo and You: A Sexual Harassment Toolkit for the Post-Weinstein EraWednesday, July 18, 2018 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | Webinar  The #MeToo movement is a worldwide campaign against sexual harassment and assault, which includes preventing it at work. Our sexual harassment prevention webinar will train supervisors and HR professionals to recognize behaviors and situations ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    The 20-year Master Plan was presented to the Authority Board this morning, with a recommendation to submit the plan for review and approval to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). An Airport Master Plan Update is a management tool for strategic positioning that maximizes operational efficiency and business effectiveness through a pragmatic planning process. The Master Plan is an assessment ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, June 28, 2018
    Corey Ruffin, the fastest caricature artist in the nation, will make a return appearance in Downtown Holland this Thursday, June 28 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm when the Street Performer Series continues. As part of the weekly event, musicians, jugglers, face painters, break dancers, magicians, caricature artists and more entertain shoppers and diners all along 8th Street every Thursday through August ...read more
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    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Zeeland, MI – June 25, 2018 – Ron Lewis, President, Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital traveled to West Palm Beach, Florida on June 14 to accept the prestigious 100 Top Hospitals Award by IBM Watson HealthTM. Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals, this study spotlights the top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Embrace the new industrial revolution at the 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Summit.  Join West Michigan’s manufacturing leaders as they discuss the future of manufacturing and its digital transformation. The Manufacturing Leadership Summit will bring together the region’s manufacturing community for a day of exploring the latest industry advancements and future trends. Attendees will gain ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Chamber, Education
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Holland – After 13 months away, Community Action House has received final confirmation to move the Community Kitchen to Western Theological Seminary (WTS) on Monday July 2. Lunch will be served at the location in a newly renovated space equipped for modern food service from 11am to 12:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Since July of 2017, the free lunch-time meals have been served at First United ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
      Happy Independence Day!Clinic hoursin observance of Independence Day  Tuesday, July 3rd7:00a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Wednesday, July 4thCLOSED  We will resume normal business hours of 7am-6pm on Thursday, July 5th.  In case of an emergency, please seek treatment at:Zeeland Community Hospital8333 Felch Street - Zeeland(616) 772-4644 Holland Medi Center | 616.392.5222 | ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
        Should You Require Employees to Sign an Arbitration Agreement?  In May, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of employers to require and enforce pre-dispute class and collective action waivers as part of individual arbitration agreements.  Many employers have elected to require employees to agree at the time of hire or as a condition of continuing employment that any ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    CONNECT July 2018 - What’s Next for the 2018 Leadership Graduates? by: Caroline Monahan   The 29thclass of the West Coast Leadership program graduated on May 16, but the journey continues for this group. A new addition to the program this year is a final group project, selected by the entire class, and funded by generous support from Fifth Third Bank. Possible projects were discussed ...read more
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    VerHage Motors will be giving a 3 -year lease on a Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross CUV at the West Coast Chamber of Commerce golf outing held on July 24 at Macatawa Legends golf course.  The event is the 50th West Coast Chamber’s golf event and VerHage Motors will be the proud sponsor of the hole in one prize. VerHage Motors has been involved with the chamber outing for the past 5 years.  Five years ago, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    ZEELAND, Mich., June 25, 2018 – To honor and celebrate the compassionate care staff provide every day, Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital has launched the DAISY and BEE Awards.   Patients, families, community members and hospital staff are encouraged to nominate a hospital employee for outstanding care they’ve provided. This awards program was adopted from The DAISY Award, a wide-spread ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    May 2018 is going down as the busiest May ever at the Gerald R. Ford International GrandRapids, AirportMich.(GFIA),– and airport officials foresee the busy month kicking off an even busier summer schedule.  May passenger numbers were up 11.5 percent year-over-year; resulting in the busiest May ever, and marking the first time GFIA has served more than a quarter-million passengers in the month of ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, June 25, 2018
    Holland, MI – Moms In Tow and Velo City Cycles are partnering together once again to host the Kids Activities at the Holland Farmers Market this Wednesday, June 27. The Kids Activities begin at 9:30 am each Wednesday with an interactive Market Story Time hosted by the Herrick District Library, followed by a fun, hands-on and educational activity at 10:00 am. Sidewalk chalk, hula-hoops, coloring ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Friday, June 22, 2018
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    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Beene Garter LLP, an independently owned accounting and business consulting firm, has announced a new partnership with Sage Intacct, the leading provider of cloud financial management software. Beene Garter has joined Sage Intacct’s Value Added Reseller Program and adds the cloud-based financial management software to its current portfolio of tax, audit, and business advisory services. Beene ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Economic, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 13, 2018
    HOLLAND, MI (June 13, 2018)—The Holland Museum is proud to provide and present its annual Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social at the Cappon House (228 W 9th Street) on Saturday, June 30.  Taking place from 11:00am to 4:00pm, this free event welcomes families to break out their picnic blankets and enjoy a leisurely afternoon of summertime fun. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    It’s OFFICIAL! Greater Holland Beer Passport in ready for pick-up at the  Holland Visitors Bureau. Get stamped at Great Legs Winery Brewery Distillery! We’re on PAGE 21!!! Free Production Tours Mon-Fri 4-8 pm.  We make our own tasty Craft Beers and delicious Lake Michigan Shore AVA Wines.  10% Honors Discount ALWAYS to our Veterans & Active Duty ????????????????
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    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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