Items Tagged with 'Peter Wege'

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Auctioneer presents personal items of late Steelcase heir

November 21, 2014
Peter Melvin Wege, the late Grand Rapids icon of generosity, is still giving. Read More

Everyone needs to do their share when it comes to philanthropy

July 18, 2014
In response to the question you posed at the end of your inspiring editorial in the July 14 Grand Rapids Business Journal honoring Peter Wege (“Who will stand as the next philanthropic pillars?”), may I suggest that each and every citizen who lives here must assume responsibility to stand together with others in our community to continue what leaders like Peter, Fred Meijer, Peter Cook, Jay Van Andel and Rich DeVos and many others — women and minorities included — have initiated to make this such a great place to live, work and raise our families. Read More

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

Street Talk: Wege went green before it was cool

We all scream.

July 11, 2014
It’s quite possible that even before anyone knew the South American rainforests were in trouble, Peter Wege already was lending a helping hand. Read More