Items Tagged with 'George Heartwell'


City eyes housing strategy

October 16, 2015
After six months of investigation, Grand Rapids has a strategic plan ready to target housing issues in the city. Read More

Grand Rapids mayor wins national education award

July 17, 2015
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has won the Friend of Education award from a national organization for his “enduring” contributions to education. Read More

Grand Rapids mayor wins first place at US Conference of Mayors

June 22, 2015
In San Francisco, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell was presented with first-place honors at the U.S. Conference of Mayors/USA Funds 2015 National Education Pathways with a Purpose Awards. Read More

Eight Grand Rapids companies on Michigan’s 50 to Watch list

May 15, 2015
Mayor George Heartwell recently recognized eight Grand Rapids companies that made this year’s Michigan 50 Companies to Watch list. Read More

Street Talk: Diamonds in the rough

Principal feat.

May 15, 2015
Everybody is looking for that first big break. Read More

Powerhouse team backs energy reduction plan

Grand Rapids joins cities nationwide by becoming an Emerging 2030 District.

May 1, 2015
A new public-private partnership is about to change the way energy is used in Grand Rapids forever. Read More

Mayor names champions of diversity

January 19, 2015
A prominent educator and the executive director of an inaugural art festival is one of four disability advocates who were recently recognized as a Champion of Diversity by the mayor of Grand Rapids. Read More

Heartwell’s call for additional climate action by private sector sets new bar

January 17, 2015
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell outlined his priorities for the city in his annual — and last — address, once again challenging both the private and public sectors to accomplish new objectives related to environmental preservation issues. Read More

Mayor touts ‘bright future’ in final address

January 17, 2015
Mayor George Heartwell focused on three key areas Saturday morning during his last state of the city speech: equity, talent attraction and sustainability. Read More

Mayor Heartwell meets with Vice President Biden

November 19, 2014
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell was in Washington, D.C. this week with other local, state and tribal leaders from across the country to talk about climate change with Vice President Joe Biden. Read More