Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey

Charlsie Dewey is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers manufacturing, restaurants, food and agriculture, travel and tourism, transportation, nonprofits, energy and sustainability. Email Charlsie at cdewey at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @CharlsieMDewey

ARTICLES

Rocky road ahead for Meals on Wheels?

Proposed White House budget cuts could reduce funding by as much as $160,000, according to program’s director of operations.

March 24, 2017
Meals on Wheels Western Michigan is considering the possibility it will have to eliminate up to 37,000 meals for seniors if cuts in the White House budget released two weeks ago are realized. Read More

Inside Track: A life of purpose

Rich Sorota’s gambit of experience with high-profile companies lays foundation for current job as CEO of Ranir.

March 24, 2017
Having a purpose is important to Rich Sorota, which is why his current role as president and CEO of Ranir is the best of his career. Read More

Nonprofit opening house for homeless youth

March 24, 2017
A downtown nonprofit is opening a house for homeless youth to help them transition into stable housing. Read More

Experience Grand Rapids hires VP of multicultural business development

March 24, 2017
Experience Grand Rapids has named its first VP of multicultural business development. Read More

Bridal boutique opens in prime downtown space

March 23, 2017
A new bridal boutique has opened in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Rifle maker expands operation

March 22, 2017
A maker of AR-15 and AR-10 rifles, parts and accessories in the area has expanded. Read More

Procter & Gamble sues company for patent infringement

March 22, 2017
Procter & Gamble has filed suit against a local maker of oral care products, alleging patent infringement. Read More

Youth shelters growing to meet demand

Covenant House Michigan to break ground on new 15,000-square-foot building this summer.

March 17, 2017
Over the past few years, Grand Rapids has seen an increase in efforts to help an often over-looked homeless population: youth. Read More

Organization aims to help older foster kids

Grant Me Hope produces video segments for TV to find families looking to adopt children 10 and older.

March 17, 2017
There are 600,000 kids in need of families across the United States. Read More

Footwear brand expands into new category

March 17, 2017
A footwear brand is expanding into a new category by rolling out a new line. Read More