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Local First overhauls sustainability conference

April 15, 2014
Local First is changing the format of its annual sustainability conference. Read More

University wins third consecutive project management competition

April 15, 2014
A team of students claimed first place at a project management competition on Monday — and picked up the third consecutive win for their university. Read More

TEDxGrandRapids reveals speakers

April 14, 2014
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

Lakeshore Advantage names president

April 10, 2014
The nonprofit promoting economic development in Ottawa County has named a new president. Read More

Art.Downtown maps exhibits

April 9, 2014
Downtown Grand Rapids will receive a splash of fresh art this Friday. Read More

BLM updates strategic plan

The Michigan Turnaround Plan will emphasize three steps instead of six.

April 4, 2014
Almost five years after the launch of the Michigan Turnaround Plan by the Business Leaders for Michigan, the statewide organization of top executives from 80 leading companies and universities is unveiling a change in strategy to continue the state’s progress toward more jobs, higher incomes and a healthier economy. Read More

Cultivate Holland seeks to eliminate poverty through jobs

Program offers training, mentoring and — hopefully — financing.

April 4, 2014
Instead of teaching people how to fish, one lakeshore organization is seeking to teach how to deliver a whole school of fish to people in need. Read More

Inside Track: A heart for leadership and helping the hungry

Brewster Hamm, president and CEO of Senior Meals, is energized by people, projects and worthy goals.

April 4, 2014
Brewster Hamm knows there are a number of for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations squirming in a mire of problems that threaten their future. Read More

Community foundation names CEO

April 4, 2014
A community foundation in the region didn’t have to look far for its new CEO. Read More

European association names e-cigarette exec chairman

April 3, 2014
The president of international at an e-cigarette maker in the region is the new chairman of Europe’s Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association. Read More