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    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Foster Swift attorney Mindi M. Johnson was named co-leader of the firm’s business & tax practice group. She will head the 25-attorney practice group alongside co-leader, Joel C. Farrar.   A graduate of St. Louis University School of Law and Calvin College, Johnson practices in the areas of employee benefits law. In that regard, she assists businesses, nonprofits and municipalities in designing ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    Be outstanding through personal accountability in Davenport University IPEx’s upcoming offering ofPersonal Accountability and the QBQ! QBQ stands for “Question Behind the Question.” In other words, your success personally and professionally depends on your willingness and ability to ask the right kind of questions. These questions create personal accountability and eliminate procrastination, blame ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education
    Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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    Sunday, April 14, 2019
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    Sunday, April 14, 2019
    Tulip Time Festival (www.tuliptime.com) is pleased to announce Lisa Schulist and her klompen, In Full Bloom, as the winner of Klompen Garden, a brand new art project celebrating the 90th Tulip Time Festival. The announcement was made Thursday evening at an artist reception held at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts.It started in a brainstorming session. Then, a seed was planted. And now, 45 pairs ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    Holland, MI- On a day that is consumed with testing high school underclassmen, approximately 1,200 seniors from Ottawa Area ISD schools attended a Career Expo at DeVos Fieldhouse hosted by Lakeshore Advantage and Careerline Tech Center. The Career Expo featured over 70 business, education, and military exhibitors and 10 breakout sessions with topics on entrepreneurship, social media awareness, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    Amber Thompson joined our team in mid-March. Amber is a West Michigan native who graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Amber has also obtained her PHR certification. Most recently, Amber served as an HR Generalist for Munson Healthcare in Traverse City. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Client Program Manager for Adecco at Herman Miller. Amber ...read more
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    Thursday, April 11, 2019
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    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR CITY OF HOLLAND MATERIALS MANAGEMENT TASKFORCE The City of Holland is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on its Materials Management Taskforce. If interested, please submit your application to a.thelenwood@cityofholland.com. Information and applications are available at https://www.cityofholland.com/sustainability/materials-management-taskforce. Questions? Please ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    Holland, MI – Downtown Holland will host its annual Spring Job Fair on Tuesday, April 16 from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center. The Job Fair will be a perfect opportunity for those seeking both part-time and full-time employment for the spring, summer and beyond to see what exciting opportunities exist in Downtown Holland.  Representatives from the hospitality, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 7-13), Greater Ottawa County United Way is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Volunteer Stars awards. Volunteers were nominated in March by community members and organizations throughout Ottawa County, and are receiving this award for their outstanding volunteer service. To view the list of award recipients, please visit ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 10, 2019
     Lakewood Construction Receives National Excellence in Construction Award From Associated Builders and Contractors  Holland, MI April 8, 2019—Lakewood Construction’s work on the West Coast Chamber of Commerce in Holland, MI has earned a National Excellence in Construction® Eagle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors in the category of Renovation—Less than $5 Million. Representatives ...read more
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
    Traverse City, Mich.—  Agent Mark Hop of Holland, Michigan has been awarded the Farm Bureau Insurance 2019 Distinguished Sales Award (DSA) for outstanding sales and service. This is Hop’s second consecutive year capturing the statewide honor, and fifth overall. Hop previously brought home the award in 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2017.  “It’s an honor to earn the award,” said Hop. “I don’t deserve the ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
      ARTISAN TOURS CENTO ANNI WOODWORKING SHOP TOURS, 136 E 6TH ST 616.566.1501 Mon-Fri: 8 AM-5 PM, Sat: 9 AM-12 PM Call for tour information, centoanni.comCOPPERCRAFT DISTILLERY, 184 120TH AVE, 616.796.8274 Tours available Thur-Sat. Reservations required, $ Please call or book online, coppercraftdistillery.com GREAT LEGS WINERY BREWERY DISTILLERY, LLC 332 E LAKEWOOD BLVD, 616.916.1745 ...read more
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    Tuesday, April 09, 2019
     Retention Solutions Network Information SessionApril 18th 9-10:30amOttawa West Michigan Works! Service Center121 Clover Street, Room 3Holland, MI 49423https://rsn-info-ottawa-0419.eventbrite.com    
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    Monday, April 08, 2019
    Urbaneer has unveiled a new frontier into its “small space living” concept. The company originally founded by Bruce Thompson in 2014 has taken off into the single-family home market with the unveiling of a new style of home that can address the housing needs of the “missing middle.” Early last week, Thompson and his wife Brenda, also co-founder of Urbaneer, opened their own home to the public ...read more
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    Saturday, April 06, 2019
    Register to attend TCM's 3rd. Annual "A Night at the Derby" Fundraiser by April 15, and be placed in a drawing to win this beautiful "Fascinator" (value: $225) to wear at the event!  Winning name will be drawn on April 16, 2019.  Think how fun it would be to very stylishly wear your prize at the event!  Register today to attend, and don't miss out on this fun opportunity! Fascinator prize ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Saturday, April 06, 2019
    Support professional counseling services in Ottawa County!  TCM's "A Night at the Derby" 3rd. Annual Fundraiser raffle drawing ticket sales are in full swing!Grand prize is a FREE vacation to beautiful Bermuda! (Value: $7,000) Other great prizes for 2nd. & 3rd. place winners! All proceeds will help TCM Counseling to continue to NEVER turn anyone away in Ottawa County who seeks professional ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    The annual Green Commute Week competition is a great way to bring your office together! Throughout the week (May 12-18), teams in the Holland/Zeeland area choose "green" transportation options when commuting to work or running errands within our community. The team with the highest participation in their category will be declared the winner and receive a trophy and an outdoor bike rack that can be ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
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    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
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    Tuesday, April 02, 2019
    https://www.tuliptime.com/events/festival-luncheon
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    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    Organizations today need managers and employees with business acumen who can contribute to the financial success of their companies. Financial understanding leads to delivering a better bottom line. If you’re not a numbers person, finance is daunting. But having a grasp of terms like EBITDA and net present value are important no matter where you sit on the org chart. How can you boost your ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber
    Tuesday, March 26, 2019
    TCM staff was honored to attend the United Way of Ottawa County's Annual Dinner event on March 21, AND be awarded the "2019 Nonprofit Pinnacle of Partnership Award!" Thank you!! We are thankful for our collaboration as we work together to make a stronger community! "The 2019 Nonprofit Pinnacle of Partnership Award went to TCM Counseling for its collaborative United Way partnership. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Education, Press Release
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    The law firm of Hann Persinger, PC is pleased to introduce Kimberly A. Rowan as an Associate Attorney to the firm and announce the addition of immigration law to the practice. “We’re pleased to continue to further build upon our strong foundation in West Michigan by adding immigration law to our firm’s practice areas, said Jennifer DeYoung, firm President.  “Kim provides us with extensive ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Spring is here and what better way to add energy to your office or lobby than with one of kind, exclusive artwork by your local high school students.  Join us May 1 at the Howard Miller Community Center at 6pm for the Art te Leen Gala and take home your artwork to display at your business that ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Business And Estate Planning NewsletterWelcome 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 planning.How to Decide On a Financial Decision Maker for Your Estate PlanBy Haans MulderThis is often a difficult decision. Some people struggle because they'd like to ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    JUST IN TIME FOR SPRING...A great lined Spring or Fall jacket that shows your Special Olympic support for your local Area 12 athlete or program. Contact Arlene Salik at arlenesalik@icloud.com to order and arrange pickup times
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Chemical Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: CFHC) and Michigan’s largest headquartered banking company, today announced that the results of its first annual Soup Bowl Stars campaign gathered almost 14,000 food items for donation to 12 regional food banks. “I’m never short of amazed at what our customers and team members can do when they come together for ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Tulip Time Festival (www.tuliptime.com) is pleased to announce Bier Klomp, a brand new event! Take a step beyond downtown Holland into Washington Square for a unique Tulip Time neighborhood party experience. Bier enthusiasts will not want to miss this selection of one-of-a-kind Tulip Time brews thoughtfully curated for the 90th Tulip Time Festival. With a menu full of local and regional brews, ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Monday, March 25, 2019
    On Thursday, March 21, supporters of Greater Ottawa County United Way gathered at the annual Celebration event at Trillium Event Center in Spring Lake. Throughout the evening, guests learned more about United Way’s impact work and volunteer engagement in Ottawa County. Attendees celebrated award-winners in the areas of GIVE, ADVOCATE and VOLUNTEER. The evening concluded with an announcement that ...read more
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    Monday, March 25, 2019
    Join Arbor Circle at Brew Merchant to support CASA of Ottawa County! Enjoy a signature cocktail by Lark by Kate Bolt and complimentary appetizers from New Holland Brewing and Poppin' Haus while learning more about how CASA of Ottawa County supports children in our community.Tickets are $25, and are available at the door. All proceeds benefit CASA of Ottawa County, a priogram of Arbor ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 21, 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, March 21, 2019
    HOLLAND, MI: Randy's Carpet Care is proud to announce the release of our new e-book, Randy’s Carpet Care: An unexpected guide to carpet, cleaning, & your home. This helpful and entertaining digital tome is available exclusively through the Kindle store and will be available for free from Friday, 3/22 through Sunday, 3/24. Don’t miss out! Culled from the Randy's blog, An unexpected ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Dear Chamber member, As you are picking your favorites in Holland's "2018 Best of the Best" contest, please remember to visit the Health/Wellness - Counseling/Mental Health category and consider voting for TCM Counseling.  The winning prize is valuable exposure throughout 2019!  If TCM wins, OUR COMMUNITY WINS because we will be that much easier to find!  We've been serving the lakeshore for over ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Economic, General News Article
    Friday, March 15, 2019
    Pretty Rage Band, a female fronted rock band from Holland, rages at Great Legs on Saturday, April 27 starting at 8 pm.  No cover charge.  Order in from HollandEats.com or Peppino’s Pizza!!!
    Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, March 07, 2019
    We're excited to announce the publication of our new whitepaper (downloadable guide) - Top 6 Changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act! The changes made to our tax law are a big deal. Not just for tax practitioners and business advisors, but for the businesses, individuals, and organizations that are required to pay taxes every year.  So, we wrote an informative guide that you can download and ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Founded in 2008 in downtown Holland as an auto sales and training center. Accepting auto donations, offering low-priced vehicles to the community and training to guests of the Holland Rescue Mission. The auto center was re-located in 2017 to the Gateway Center on 24th Street, then again moved into what was previously a muffler shop accross the parking lot. Now just north of the Denny's, near ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    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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