Items Tagged with 'Local First'


Local First names winner of Local Legacy Award

February 26, 2018
An economic development organization has honored an artist for his local impact. Read More

Local First honoring Good for Grand Rapids winners

February 23, 2018
A local economic development nonprofit is celebrating a group of employers during an inaugural awards reception next month. Read More

Local First hosting annual meeting

January 17, 2018
The Local First Annual Meeting will take place downtown next week. Read More

Celebrating business as a force for good

December 29, 2017
Every year, we celebrate businesses that are doing great things for our local communities and economy through our LocalMotion Awards. This year, we are excited to share some changes to the LocalMotion Awards that will allow us to recognize the growing number of companies and entrepreneurs across West Michigan that are using their businesses as a force for good. Read More

Printer earns B Corp certification

December 8, 2017
A West Side printing and communications company has been recognized for its social and environmental practices. Read More

'Small Giants' author speaking in Grand Rapids

November 2, 2017
A notable business author will speak in Grand Rapids next week. Read More

Local First producing workshops on 'impact investing'

October 27, 2017
Two “impact investing” experts from Boston will lead two free workshops in Grand Rapids on Monday. Read More

West Michigan companies rate among 'Best for the World'

October 11, 2017
A pair of companies in the region are considered to be among the “Best for the World.” Read More

Local First producing workshop on business structures

September 18, 2017
The next installment in a Local First workshop series will focus on helping entrepreneurs learn about pros and cons of various business structures. Read More

Niche photography company earns B Corp certification

August 17, 2017
A real estate photography company has earned recognition for its social and environmental practices. Read More