Items Tagged with 'The Wege Foundation'

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Who will stand as the next philanthropic pillars?

July 11, 2014
Death is inevitable. Last week’s passing of Peter Wege, at age 94, conclusively proved that fact once again. Read More

Peter Wege leaves a powerful community legacy

Philanthropic titan’s impact is felt throughout the region.

July 11, 2014
Peter Melvin Wege, a man who embodied the word “generosity” for several generations of West Michigan residents, passed away at home this month. Read More

Steelcase heir, philanthropist Peter Wege dies

July 8, 2014
| By AP
Peter Wege — heir to the Steelcase fortune whose philanthropy kept much of the office furniture maker's money in Grand Rapids — has died. He was 94. Read More

Foundations move into downtown high-rise

December 17, 2013
Two major West Michigan foundations have signed “long-term leases” to rent space in a downtown high-rise. Read More

Grand Rapids Public Museum plans $1.2M planetarium upgrade

June 10, 2013
| By AP
The Grand Rapids Public Museum plans to begin work this fall on a $1.2-million project to upgrade its planetarium. Read More