Items Tagged with 'Thanksgiving'


Support of local businesses urged as shoppers begin holiday trek

November 21, 2014
Media’s focus this week is undoubtedly less on Thanksgiving gatherings of friends and families, and more on a heaping helping of big box retailers’ “Black Friday” deals and holiday revenues. Read More

It’s Thanksgiving: say thanks

November 21, 2014
It’s Thanksgiving! It’s the coolest holiday of the year to me. I love Thanksgiving. Food, family — you name it. It’s a time to be thankful. Read More

Thanking customers: Why not start by thanking yourself?

December 6, 2013
As the commercialism of Thanksgiving fades into the commercialism of Christmas (or whatever name you’re allowed to call it these days), several thoughts have occurred to me that will impact you as a person and as a salesperson, and your business. Read More

Giving thanks for West Michigan’s most valuable source of capital

November 22, 2013
Business owners annually strive, in this week of the Thanksgiving holiday and throughout the holiday season, to balance valuable customer demands and continued business profits with employee work/life balance. Read More

Change Ups: Mel Trotter accepting food for holiday baskets

November 8, 2013
Mel Trotter Ministries is collecting food for Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets for people in need. Read More

State plans Thanksgiving drunk-driving patrols

November 21, 2012
| By AP
LANSING –– Michigan authorities say nearly 100 agencies in 20 counties will be conducting extra patrols targeting drunken drivers Wednesday through Sunday around the Thanksgiving holiday. Read More

AAA Michigan predicts increase in Thanksgiving travel

November 21, 2012
| By AP
DEARBORN –– AAA Michigan says the number of state residents traveling this Thanksgiving is expected to increase about 7 percent from a year ago. Read More

The Y opens for pre-emptive Thanksgiving day workouts

November 21, 2012
“I feel like I gained 10 pounds today” is a common comment heard after the Thanksgiving meal has been gobbled up.  Read More