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

May 15, 2015
Mayor George Heartwell last week 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

Grand Rapids mayor believes downtown living revitalizes a city

June 13, 2014
There is nothing better for sparking the “revitalization of a city than having people live downtown,” says Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell. Read More

Business input is vital to sustainability issues

March 7, 2014
The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum, a program that had its start 20 years ago, is presenting a luncheon program March 10, with the U.S. Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter, on sustainability and resiliency. Read More

The importance of being welcoming to all

February 28, 2014
In his latest State of the City speech, Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell said: “Talent comes in all shapes and forms and colors and ethnicities. It is homegrown and it finds its way here from someplace else. . . . Read More