Change Ups

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


Change Ups: MTM taps VanKampen as executive director

May 22, 2015
Mel Trotter Ministries’ board of directors has appointed Dennis VanKampen as its new executive director and CEO. Read More

Change Ups: Walen declared Golden Apple recipient

May 15, 2015
Monica Walen, youth specialist at the East Grand Rapids branch of Kent District Library, received the 2015 Golden Apple Award from Kent Reading Council for her efforts and innovation in promoting literacy in Kent County. Read More

Change Ups: Humphries joins Compliance One Group

May 8, 2015
Compliance One Group of Kalamazoo expanded its team with the addition of Joe Humphries, project manager. Read More

Change Ups: UICA expands staff

May 1, 2015
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts has expanded its staff with Heather Duffy, exhibitions curator, and Katherine Williams, community programs coordinator. Read More

Change Ups: Schaafsma earns Tier 2 award

April 24, 2015
Schaafsma Heating & Cooling Inc. has earned the Tier 2 Medal of Excellence Award, and will go on to compete as one of the top 15 dealers in the nation in May. Read More

Change Ups: Total Health facility breaks ground

April 17, 2015
Total Health Chiropractic broke ground recently on a 14,000-square foot facility at 2172 East Paris Ave. in Kentwood. Read More

Change Ups: O-A-K to erect school project

April 10, 2015
Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. of Kalamazoo has been hired to complete a $14 million bond project for Paw Paw Public Schools. Read More

Change Ups: New building ensures efficiency

April 3, 2015
First Companies recently completed construction of a 22,000-square-foot building for Retina Specialists of Michigan on Cascade Road in Grand Rapids. Read More

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