Kimberly Thomas chose to return to her West Michigan roots after graduating from Notre Dame Law School.
Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing is doing its best to provide the area with much-needed nurses through an accelerated course that puts nurses in the work force in a year instead of the traditional five-semester time frame.
Vicki Bennett, owner of Vasaio Life Spa, gets a Botox injection from spa staffer Becky Kremer. Bennett and others agree that Botox injections should be administered by trained people with the right skills, talent and artistry for optimal results.
Television programs such as “The Swan,” “Extreme Makeover,” “Dr. 90210” and “Nip/Tuck” exhibit how mainstream and socially acceptable plastic surgery and other “beauty” enhancements have become. But beyond surgical tummy tucks and facelifts, there is also a growing market for simpler enhancements that can be done outside a hospital or even a dermatologist’s office.
GRAND RAPIDS — With the help of Bing Goei and Eastern Floral and Gifts, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is hoping to provide tools for minorities and women in business through the new International Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence to be housed at the planned Eastern Floral headquarters.