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Paul Kopenkoskey is a freelance writer for Gemini Publications who resides in Grand Rapids.
The founder of the five-year-old Exodus Place strives to help residents find their purpose in life.
July 18, 2014
Robb Munger was nearly killed when a mortar shell knocked him off of his feet in Honduras, but he was rattled even more when the final payment of a property tax bill came knocking on his door. Read More
Business district is in flux, but new bus line may help.
June 20, 2014
Members of the Division Avenue Business Association say a new bus rapid transit line scheduled to start in August could draw new customers who may not be aware of the eclectic array of businesses that line the retail district. Read More
Dixie Anderson has hosted dignitaries, bestselling authors and presidents from around the world.
June 13, 2014
Dixie Anderson strolled past the security detail assigned to protect then-Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and his wife for a meet-and-greet and afternoon tea at the Amway Grand Plaza. Read More
Brewster Hamm, president and CEO of Senior Meals, is energized by people, projects and worthy goals.
April 4, 2014
Brewster Hamm knows there are a number of for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations squirming in a mire of problems that threaten their future. Read More
Calder Group founder seeks to help shape public policy and infuse clients’ interests at all levels of government.
February 28, 2014
Think of Jared Rodriguez as a policy wonk who has a soft spot for a certain city in Michigan. Read More
February 11, 2014
Kathy Crosby only worked for six months at the Navy Exchange in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but it was long enough to give her keen insight into the importance of honoring and respecting other cultures and a diversity of opinions. Read More