Change Ups

Submit announcements concerning personnel changes, new businesses, changes of address, etc. to bjchangeups at grbj dot com.


Change Ups: Copan joins Eerdmans as senior acquisitions editor

March 27, 2015
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. has hired Lil Copan as senior acquisitions editor — general trade. Read More

Change Ups: Custer/Start Garden project

March 20, 2015
Start Garden credits Custer for engendering an innovative space that will help brainstorm ideas, host entrepreneurs, developers and community supporters, serve as a meeting place for individual and group work, and support events hosted onsite. Read More

Change Ups: Heys selected for diverse communities scholarship

March 13, 2015
San Juan Diego Academy has been awarded one of 20 scholarships to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference later this month. Read More

Change Ups: Culinary team savors silver medal

March 6, 2015
A five-person team from Baker College of Muskegon’s Culinary Institute of Michigan won a silver medal at the Michigan 2015 American Culinary Federation Student Team State Competition, marking the fourth consecutive year a CIM team has medaled. The ACF West Michigan Lakeshore Chapter is one of 200 chapters of ACF. Read More

Change Ups: Legacy Trust showcases modern workspace

February 27, 2015
Legacy Trust now enjoys a modern work environment, thanks to Custer's design, furnishings and technology divisions. Read More

Change Ups: Inaugural Change Agent recipients announced

February 20, 2015
The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce announced the recipients of the 2015 Change Agent Award, presented to Eric Williams, left, and Andre Fields, right, co-founders of Alpha Beta Omega, a leadership program at Grand Rapids Community College that provides at-risk urban students —in particular, African-American males who had the lowest academic success rate of any group at the college — with a positive social network of students so they can become successful academic achievers. Read More

Change ups: Firm converts former school into its office

February 13, 2015
Feyen Zylstra, a local electrical services firm that specializes in industrial, commercial and institutional electrical projects, renovated the former Fairview Elementary School into its main office. Read More

Change Ups: Goei honored with Local Legacy Award

February 6, 2015
Bing Goei, owner of Eastern Floral, which employs nearly 100 people in five locations, received Local First’s Guy Bazzani Local Legacy Award during its LocalMotion Awards meeting. Read More

Change Ups: Ferris State opens University Center

January 30, 2015
Ferris State University in Big Rapids recently opened its remodeled University Center located in the heart of campus. Read More

Change Ups: Palisade Collection earns healthcare furniture award

January 23, 2015
Nemschoff’s and Herman Miller Healthcare’s Palisade Collection has earned Interior Design Magazine’s Best of Year Award in the Healthcare Furniture category. Read More