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Jeanne Englehart

Jeanne Englehart values community

A long-time Grand Rapids leader, Jeanne Englehart continues to remain at the heart of the area’s business community despite several attempts at retirement. Read More

Kim Dabbs

Kim Dabbs advocates for the arts

Kim Dabbs is passionate about collaboration within and among sectors, and as executive director of the West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology, she serves the mission of creating a culture of opportunity for people to make social and economic progress in their lives and community. Read More

Patti Griswold

Inforum elects first West Michigan chairperson

Inforum, a statewide women’s networking nonprofit, has elected its first chairperson from the West Michigan region. Read More


Inside Track: Buikema has overseen a sea change at Habitat

Mary Buikema knows owning a house can be a transformational experience for a family, which is why she is so passionate about her job at Habitat for Humanity of Kent County. Read More

Calvin Provost

Calvin installs new provost

After a national search for the next provost at Calvin College, an experienced leader within the academic institution was officially installed as the new chief academic officer as the fall semester kicked off. Read More

Is the cloud right for your business?

Cloud options can better handle some business challenges versus traditional in-house infrastructure for information technology needs. Read More

Roomations 3-D interior design

Interior design service draws $20K investment

The latest Start Garden winner has designs on going big. Read More

Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More


IRS approves nonprofit status for Kent District Library

Linda Krombeen’s job just got busier — and in one respect, easier. She probably won’t have to hear "no" so often when she’s trying to get a grant or donation. Read More

A SAFE investment instrument does exist

I strive to learn something new every day, and today I learned about SAFE — a new investment instrument that’s valuable to entrepreneurs and small business owners. Read More


Downtown is new hot spot for yoga

A hot yoga studio in downtown Grand Rapids is under new ownership and re-opening as Seva Yoga Monroe North. Read More