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Goodwill moves workforce development center

August 31, 2015
Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids is moving its workforce development center to be closer to employers and serve more people. Read More

Inside Track: Cohen helps organizations in their time of need

Consultant strives to bring the best of herself to someone else’s battle.

August 28, 2015
Sometimes, Shannon Cohen thinks “The A-Team” theme song should play when she’s done with a job. Read More

West side businesses throw block party

August 27, 2015
When Mitten Brewing Co. was getting started in 2011, owners Chris Andrus and Max Trierweiler were a bit apprehensive as they attended the West Grand Neighborhood Organization Christmas Party. Read More

Annual Wolverine sale benefits nonprofit

August 26, 2015
A major shoe sale that will donate thousands of dollars back into the community is on tap for tomorrow. Read More

Law firm partners with network of resolution centers

August 26, 2015
A law firm is partnering to provide pro bono services at dispute resolution centers across the state. Read More

Q&A: Mindy Ysasi

August 25, 2015
Mindy Ysasi went to GVSU for a degree in HR and ended up working in a variety of HR roles at some of the state’s leading organizations, Cascade Engineering, Herman Miller and Spectrum Health. Read More

Partners commission documentary on President Ford

August 25, 2015
Gerald Ford’s legacy as the 38th president is getting a movie deal. Read More

World Renew names US director

August 24, 2015
A Grand Rapids-based nonprofit that supports disaster response ministries across the globe has a new U.S. director. Read More

Manufacturer invests in talent pipeline

Primera Plastics reaches out to at-risk youth for training and mentorship.

August 21, 2015
A West Michigan manufacturing company is creating its own talent pipeline by reaching out to at-risk high school students in Ottawa County and offering them a job and a ride to work. Read More

Inside Track: A calling to work with children and youth

Jim Paparella, the new head of D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s, says Kent is not like any other county in Michigan.

August 21, 2015
Jim Paparella, the new president/CEO of D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s since May, had a pretty good thing going in Lansing when he saw the job opening at DABSJ, one of Michigan’s largest child/youth welfare agencies. Read More