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Rachel Mraz

Rachel Mraz spreads the wealth

Rachel Mraz leads through example, both in her financial acumen professionally and through her commitment to philanthropy and community service. Read More

Mary Reagan Shapton

Mary Reagan Shapton designs marketing firm

Mary Reagan Shapton has guided Reagan Marketing + Design through more than two decades of slow and steady growth. Read More

Kellogg's Latina Dias Grandiosos

Food maker develops online community for Latina moms

A food maker is rolling out a branded online community targeted at Latina moms. Read More

Foundation honors women for achievements and courage

Five West Michigan women are being recognized this week for their business leadership and other contributions at an annual event. Read More

Holistic provider network looks to optimize wellness

A group of wellness-related businesses have banded together to offer discounted prices for those who want to add to their conventional health care. Read More

New rules on veterans and disabilities are in effect

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs recently enacted two new ground-breaking regulations implementing the Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act. Read More

Kent County Family and Children�?�¢�¢â??�¬�¢â??�¢s Coordinating Council

Grand Rapids ranks No. 2 in US for 'raising a family'

When it comes to raising a family, the Grand Rapids market is the place to live. Read More

lululemon Athletica Breton Village

Shopping center signs fashion retailers

A local shopping center is making room for two fashion retailers already familiar with the area. Read More

Lee & Burch

Clothing boutique moves out of downtown

A clothing boutique in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids is relocating outside of the city’s core. Read More


Denim store fits into downtown

A homegrown denim retailer is moving into downtown Grand Rapids. Read More


TEDxGrandRapids reveals speakers

Entrepreneurs, designers and the founder of TED are just some of the talented people who will be joining the Grand Rapids community this spring for the TEDxGrandRapids conference. Read More


Worldplay Sport: inspiring kids one donation at a time

A lakeshore-based company is promoting athletics and charitable giving through its business model. Read More

Live Eventfully showcases unique highlights of GR

A Grand Rapids startup is giving the grand tour of the city for visitors and residents alike. Read More

Jonas Paul Eyewear

Startup fashions children's eyewear

A startup thinks it sees a hole in the eyewear industry. Read More

Jennifer Owens

Lakeshore Advantage names president

The nonprofit promoting economic development in Ottawa County has named a new president. Read More

2013 50 Michigan Companies to Watch

Small businesses: Please stand and be recognized

Our community uses a variety of definitions to describe small businesses. The Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy defines a small business as one with fewer than 500 employees. Read More