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Items Tagged with 'George Heartwell'
Last week’s unprecedented 1,500-volunteer sandbag effort in support of the city of Grand Rapids’ Environmental Services Department was essentially organized over the course of a one-story stair climb following Mayor George Heartwell’s first emergency press conference at City Hall, and later deployed from the back of a speaker hall. Read More
Congressman tells Metro Council federal tax system needs an overhaul.
The $85 billion of automatic federal budget cuts that took effect a few weeks ago occupied a good portion of the discussion at last week’s Grand Valley Metro Council meeting, which had Michigan’s 2nd District Congressman Bill Huizenga as its guest. Read More
Star of Stars.
Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, is the subject of a new comic book published by Bluewater Productions, a company that specializes in comic books, graphic novels and multimedia. Read More
The stories below relate to Mayor George Heartwell’s State of the City address — which he’s scheduled to deliver this morning — and, due to a media embargo, can be viewed after 9 a.m. today. Read More
Charlie Goode, a partner with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP, has been elected to serve on the board of The First Tee of West Michigan, a nonprofit with a mission to impact the lives of young people with programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Read More
Third Coast brings new real estate project to Grand Rapids
Five manufacturers and one development firm got green lights from Grand Rapids city commissioners last week to go ahead with their planned investments. All six, which are spending a total of $10.4 million, will receive tax breaks in return for completing their projects. Read More