Items Tagged with 'Peter Secchia'


Couples give $15M to MSU for downtown research center

May 9, 2016
The Michigan State University Grand Rapids Research Center project in downtown has received a $15-million injection from a pair of local couples. Read More

Partners commission documentary on President Ford

August 25, 2015
Gerald Ford’s legacy as the 38th president is getting a movie deal. Read More

Street Talk: The two-minute warning

Time away.

June 19, 2015
Thursday’s groundbreaking for the Grand Rapids Research Center (MSU nowhere in sight in that title) got the ball rolling on an $88.1 million development that is sure to change the makeup of downtown Grand Rapids in the years to come. Read More

County to hold onto riverfront land

June 28, 2013
The check will be in the mail soon. Read More

Opportunity grows with new GRCC Culinary Amphitheater

But recent acquisition will bolster next quarter.

October 15, 2012
The Grand Rapids community just gained a promising opportunity in the form of the newly opened Pietro and Regina Culinary Amphitheater on the Grand Rapids Community College campus. Read More

Funny things happened at the Policy Forum

September 17, 2012

The West Michigan Policy Forum drew participants from far and wide, extending to two happily vocal representatives of the Upper Peninsula and approximately 60 from east Michigan. The final score at the close of the extensive two-day political action party was Marge Byington Potter 1, Peter Secchia 0.

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Sports Commission support worth its weight in gold

August 13, 2012
Mike Guswiler, executive director of the West Michigan Sports Commission, is likely to have a record number of papers and notes bearing the famed “happy face” signature of former ambassador Peter Secchia, one of the Sports Commission founders. Guswiler recently updated Kent County Commissioners on the returns on the county funding investment of $1 million over five years. Read More