Change Ups

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


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

Change Ups: People Fund awards nearly $170,000 grants

January 16, 2015
Great Lakes Energy’s People Fund awarded $168,457 in grants last year to charitable and community organizations. Read More

Change Ups: Verbrugge joins Scott Group Custom Carpets

January 9, 2015
Debbie Verbrugge recently joined Scott Group Custom Carpets as an account representative. Read More

Change Ups: ECCU raises money to benefit Wounded Warriors

January 2, 2015
Educational Community Credit Union of Kalamazoo and its staff recently raised $2,512 for the Wounded Warrior Project, which strives to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid to meet the needs of injured service members. Read More

Change Ups: Dickinson recognized for improving naval leadership

December 26, 2014
Navy Cmdr. Thomas J. Dickinson, a Whitehall native, received the Atlantic Fleet Award during the 34th annual Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award ceremony held in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C. Read More