• News for Community

    Friday, August 23, 2019
    [Grand Rapids, MI]——Perspective 3-D, a business specializing in 3D property documentation and virtual storytelling is proud to announce national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Great Lakes Women's Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). “Becoming certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise and a Women ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    Holland Symphony Orchestra and Music Director, Johannes Müller-Stosch announce its 2019-2020 seasonwith a roster of exceptional soloists and a variety of musical offerings in the celebration of its 30th Anniversary.Season tickets, single tickets and brochures are available from the Symphony office by phoning 616-796-6780, the website at www.hollandsymphony.org or by mail at PO Box 2685, Holland, ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    Summer Promotion Raises $12,000 for Be Nice, Gilda’s Club and Outdoor Discovery CenterGrand Rapids, MI – August 22, 2019 – West Michigan International, K&R Truck Sales and Idealease of West Michigan held their annual charity campaign. Each year, a charity campaign is put together to raise money and donate to local charities. As a result, this year, $12,000 was raised for three local charities.  Be ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    8/22/19 // ZEELAND, MICH –Lakeshore Advantage and the Community Foundation of the Holland Zeeland Area (CFHZ) announced today the completion of fundraising efforts and the new fund advisory committee for the Now for the Next Fund. Through the generous investment of 40 individuals and businesses nearly $1.7 million was raised to seed this economic catalyst fund.  Today, the Now for the Next ...read more
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
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    Friday, August 23, 2019
    Holland, MI – Chef Shelly Rash from Seventy-Six Restaurant will prepare a variety of Spanish-inspired dishes for the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market this Saturday, August 24 at 10:00 am. These delicious small plates, made with ingredients fresh from the Market, will give audience members a sneak peek into Seventy-Six’s new sister tapas restaurant, Poquito, opening in Downtown Holland ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Holland, MI – Good golly, Miss Molly! Downtown Holland is pleased to welcome the incredible Molly, aka Molly Bouwsma-Shultz, to Concerts In the Park this Wednesday, August 21 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.  Concerts In The Park is a lunchtime concert series event hosted by Downtown Holland every Wednesday through August 28 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in GDK Park on 8th Street between Central and River ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Downtown Holland fundraiser features wine and craft beer, style show, raffle and more Holland, Mich.—Resilience: Advocates for Ending Violence proudly announces the 17th annual “Le Style de Vie” fundraiser held in downtown Holland behind Butch’s Dry Dock (44 E. 8th Street). More than 120 international wines, local craft brews, and a fabulous fashion show will come together to support survivors of ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    Kate Etheridge, District Retail Manager of Central Michigan, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Lisa Kosak, Business Banker and Branch Manager in our Holland, Michigan office.   Kosak brings over 20 years of community banking experience in retail, small business, marketing and operations to Horizon. Her expertise is in management, leadership, mentoring, and building client ...read more
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Show community support for Ver Hage Motors annual all makes car show. Thursday, September 19th, from 5 to 8 pm at 343 E. 8th Street in Holland.  Live DJ and food available. Rain or Shine. Spectators Free. Participants asked for $10 donation for local charity. This shows benefiting charity is the Holland Rescue Mission and Gateway Program. This marks the 25th Anniversary of Ver Hage Car Show ...read more
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Holland, MI, 08/14/2019 – Worksighted, a Michigan-based managed IT services provider, has earned its eighth consecutive ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies.  The Inc. 5000 list ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. This year, Worksighted is listed as 3,615. “Making this list for 8 years in a row has not been an easy feat,”said Mike Harris, ...read more
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    It’s that time of year again…   We will be hosting a FREE Health Care Power of Attorney Workshop for college students (and other young adults) next WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. here at our office.   The purpose of this workshop is to have your adult children, over age 18, discuss and sign Health Care Powers of Attorney.  Here’s the problem:  Once your children turn 18, you have NO ...read more
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    Monday, August 19, 2019
    Grand Rapids, Mich., August 19, 2019 – Two attorneys from Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge’s Holland office were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her ...read more
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
    Holland, Michigan, August 15, 2019 – Two partners in the Holland office of Warner Norcross + Judd LLP have been selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2020.  The peer-review award, which designates legal excellence in specific practice areas, individually recognized:Mark K. Harder, closely held companies and family businesses law, trusts and estatesJennifer L. Remondino, closely held companies ...read more
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
    Holland, MI – Salads don’t have to be boring! Join Christine Ferris, owner and executive chef at The Farmhouse Deli, at the Chef Series this Saturday, August 17 at 10:00 am to learn how to put a creative spin your typical salad. Ferris will use fresh, seasonal produce from the Holland Farmers Market to prepare three mouth-watering summer salads that utilize the best of Michigan’s summer produce, ...read more
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    Friday, August 16, 2019
    SAVE THE DATE...REGISTER NOW....  Choose from one of FOUR LETR COMMUNITY RUNS in AREA 12 to Support LETR and raise money for your local Special Olympics athletes...  Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) Run Week is an opportunity for law enforcement, corrections personnel and community members to run shoulder to shoulder, raising money and awareness for Special Olympics Michigan athletes.  LETR ...read more
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    Thursday, August 15, 2019
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Michigan City, Indiana (NASDAQ GS: HBNC) – Horizon Bancorp, Inc. rang the NASDAQ Opening Bell in Times Square, New York at 9:30 am EDT today, Monday August 5, 2019.  Craig Dwight, Horizon’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with current and past executive leadership participated in the opening bell ringing ceremony. The ceremony celebrated 146 years in business and reaching over $5 ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Kalamazoo, MICH — Consumers Credit Union is pleased to announce that construction has begun on our newest location in Grand Rapids. Representatives from Consumers Credit Union,  project contractor CopperRock Construction and building designers Bosch Architecture held a ceremonial groundbreaking in July at the site, located at 220 54th Street Southwest. Work at the 54th Street site is set to begin ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Holland, MI – What is the watershed and why is it important to keep it clean?  Find out this Wednesday, August 14 at the Holland Farmers Market Kids Activities!  The Holland Museum will be on hand with their interactive Spark! Lab exhibit to teach children all about the Macatawa Watershed and why it’s important to protect it to keep the Great Lakes clean! The Kids Activities are proudly sponsored ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Holland, MI – It’s not every day you get to see a legendary blues guitarist perform for free, but you’ll have your chance when Michigan’s own Greg Nagy appears at Concerts In The Park in Downtown Holland this Wednesday, August 14. Concerts In The Park is a free lunchtime concert series event hosted by Downtown Holland every Wednesday through August 28 from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in GDK Park on 8th ...read more
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    Tuesday, August 13, 2019
    Zeeland will host its second annual Sweet Summer Night downtown on the newly renovated Elm Street between Cherry Street and Main Avenue on August 15 from 7:30pm to 10pm. Savor summer and all of its sweetness with Sweet Summer night were event goers can receive complimentary Le Crème Gelato (limited to the first 500), free popcorn and cotton candy beginning at 7:30pm. Mary Poppins Returns will be ...read more
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
    Grand Rapids, Michigan, August 5, 2019 – For the eighth consecutive year, Warner Norcross + Judd LLP has been recognized as a Crain’s DetroitBusiness “Cool Places to Work.”  Warner was selected for its commitment to work-life balance, its workplace flexibility and its excellent compensation and benefits package. Additional factors included its wellness programs and mindfulness coaching, its focus ...read more
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
    8/8/2019 // ALLENDALE, MICH –BizStream, an Allendale-based company specializing in web and software development, is investing more than $500,000 in their current 53rd Avenue location and plans to create at least 12 new jobs over three years, adding to their current 32-person team.  “Here at BizStream, we do whatever it takes to deliver on what we promise,” said Mark Schmidt, founder of ...read more
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    Friday, August 09, 2019
    HOLLAND, Mich. (Aug 2, 2019) – Macatawa Bank is pleased to announce Jon Pastoor has joined the Retail team as Branch Manager of our Walker office, located at 2750 Walker Ave NW, Grand Rapids. Pastoor will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with potential and existing customers and driving the sales and service culture.  He will also assist with consumer and mortgage lending, ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    The City of Zeeland announces the installation of a temporary public art exhibit: Zeeland A to Z. This educational and whimsical outdoor exhibit is located on Elm Street, along the Splash Pad fence. This open-air exhibit invites onlookers to enjoy an informative stroll through the Zeeland Alphabet.   The Zeeland A to Z exhibit is an alphabetical compilation of local pieces of history that ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – West Michigan commercial building companies Midwest Construction Group and Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. have announced the two firms will be working together on a $25 million construction project in Punta Gorda, Florida.  The joint Florida venture, a three-storey, 92,000-square-foot senior residential and assisted living center, is being built for the Florida based George Mueller ...read more
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    Thursday, August 08, 2019
    August 9th will mark Zeeland’s first ever Chalk Festival from 4pm to 8pm on the newly renovated Woonerf (Elm Street between Cherry Street and Main Street).  The Festival will include entertainment for all ages!  View the work of artists using chalk as their medium and the streets as their canvas.  Artists will be creating pieces that are 6’ x 6’ large along the street.  Event goers can vote for ...read more
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    Friday, August 02, 2019
    TCM Counseling was created in 1977 to provide mental health services to the Tri-Cities community. Forty two years later, we have grown substantially and expanded beyond the Tri-Cities to provide accessible and affordable mental health services to all of Ottawa County. In the first half of 2019 the number of clients has doubled from last year. Earlier this year TCM Counseling received a grant from ...read more
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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    Monday, July 29, 2019
    Join us for a dynamic 2-day workshop where we’ll help you discover, align and connect your purpose and put it to work!About this EventIn this workshop you will:Discover your purpose and understand how it aligns to your work.Increase your awareness of your unique contribution and talents.Establish a purpose-driven perspective that enables you to better align your business decisions to your ...read more
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    Monday, July 29, 2019
    The first International Festival of Holland's line up is announced!HOLLAND — The first International Festival of Holland will feature a smorgasbord of international music and dance.The lineup for the Aug. 17 festival, announced Wednesday, includes artists and performers from the Michigan area and from as far away as Uganda.To kick off the festival, the city will rededicate the Queretaro Fountain ...read more
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    Monday, July 29, 2019
    August 23: Holland Family Day and Backpack Giveaway
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    Saturday, July 20, 2019
    The Mitsubishi "Fleettail Program" includes extra incentive discounts - nearly double on some models - to businesses that qualify for a fleet account and purchase two (2) or more new vehicles in the month the program is applicable.*  Ver Hage Motors sells new Mitsubishi and pre-owned vehicles. Also offering a full-line service, oil change and regular scheduled maintenance service center. ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Press Release  Custer bolsters its West Michigan presence with two new working showrooms  July 1, 2019 at 12:01 AM EDT  Custer, Inc. Expands Its Capacity as West Michigan’s Primary Steelcase Dealership to Holland and Kalamazoo, Michigan.  West Michigan businesses and architecture and design community can now experience Custer’s commitment to empowering people to do their best work though ...read more
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