Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Abed joins Grand Rapids Women’s Health

February 17, 2017
Dr. Husam Abed joined Grand Rapids Women’s Health practice. Read More

Change Ups: Thrash among those who received LocalMotion Awards

February 10, 2017
Aleka C. Thrash of ACTPhotoMedia and Naturally ACT is one of nine recipients who recently received LocalFirst’s LocalMotion Awards for helping to build sustainable communities. Read More

Change Ups: GRCC opens childhood learning lab

February 3, 2017
Grand Rapids Community College marked the grand opening of the Phyllis Fratzke Early Childhood Learning Laboratory with a community open house. Read More

Change Ups: Director receives Rising PR Star award

January 27, 2017
Lambert, Edwards & Associates director Amanda Passage is a winner of the 2016 PR News’ Rising PR Stars 30 & Under Awards. Read More

Change Ups: Creatures of Light exhibit explores bioluminescence

January 20, 2017
An exhibit planned for next month at the Grand Rapids Public Museum will explore the organisms that produce light. Read More

Change Ups: Sytsema acquires funeral homes in Spring Lake, Grand Haven

January 13, 2017
Sytsema Funeral & Cremation Services acquired the VanZantwick, Bartels and Kammeraad Funeral Homes in Spring Lake and Grand Haven, following the decision of VBK Funeral Homes owners, Dale VanZantwick, Si Workman and Dean Meyering, to retire. Read More

Change Ups: Symphony receives $10,000 NEA grant

January 6, 2017
The Grand Rapids Symphony received a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for its 2017 Symphony with Soul concert. Read More

Change Ups: Long Road Distiller’s cherry brandy snags international award

December 30, 2016
Long Road Distillers was awarded 93 Points and a Gold Medal at the 2016 International Review of Spirits. Read More

Change Ups: Hadley receives Daimler Masters of Quality Award

December 23, 2016
Hadley was honored by Daimler Trucks North America with the Masters of Quality Supplier Award 2015 for quality excellence. Read More

Change Ups: Muskegon’s 2016 Agents of Change recognized

December 16, 2016
Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with WGVU Public Media, recognized eight community leaders and initiatives as the 2016 Agents of Change. Read More