Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Foundation awards GED program $7,500 grant

September 23, 2016
Heartside Ministry received $7,500 to spur its General Education Development program from Old National Bank’s philanthropic arm, the Old National Bank Foundation, which has awarded more than $10 million in grants to nonprofits the past 10 years. Read More

Change Ups: Reimer recognized as ‘best of the best’

September 16, 2016
Laurie Reimer was named one of the top 10 general managers in The Wendy’s Co.’s global restaurant system for 2016. Read More

Change Ups: Koops plans multimillion-dollar investment

September 9, 2016
Koops Inc. intends to invest nearly $4.9 million in construction, machinery and equipment in Holland, creating 60 new jobs. Read More

Change Ups: Spectrum dedicates renovated, expanded rehab center

September 2, 2016
Spectrum Health dedicated its expanded and renovated Spectrum Health Rehab and Nursing Center, 4118 Kalamazoo Ave., originally built in 1964. Read More

Change Ups: Heritage Pointe draws medical service providers

August 26, 2016
First Companies recently finished construction of the Heritage Pointe complex, 2144 E. Paris Ave., a 42,792-square-foot Class A medical office building that is more than 75 percent leased to medical service providers. Read More

Change Ups: Irwin is Athena Award recipient

August 19, 2016
Shelley Irwin, host/producer of WGVU’s Morning Show and several local PBS shows, is the recipient of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Athena Award, in recognition of her leadership, mentorship and many contributions to the greater Grand Rapids community. Read More

Change Ups: Puplava, Walburn selected for 2016 Women in the Law

August 12, 2016
Michigan Lawyers Weekly selected Mika Meyers PLC attorney Jennifer A. Puplava and Secrest Wardle executive partner Sarah L. Walburn as members of the Class of 2016 Women in the Law. Read More

Change Ups: Signature represents mixed-use development

August 5, 2016
Commercial real estate firm Signature Associates has been awarded representation of a 17,808-square-foot mixed-use development, 1059 Wealthy St. Read More

Change Ups: Students’ fashion exhibit draws historical inspiration

July 29, 2016
The Grand Rapids Public Museum partnered with Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University’s Pamella Roland DeVos School of Fashion to open a new fashion exhibit, Inspired Style. Read More

Change Ups: Volunteers build new KaBOOM! playground in Wyoming

July 22, 2016
More than 200 volunteers from Amway, the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, KaBOOM! organizers and others from the community collaborated recently to build a new playground at Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. Read More