Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Volunteer inspires Dégagé patrons

December 19, 2014
Longtime Dégagé Ministries volunteer Nancy Ruch was recognized with the ministry’s 2014 Marge Palmerlee Outstanding Community Service Award for volunteering in the kitchen the past 17 years. Read More

Change Ups: Dentler receives Golden Pelvis Award

December 12, 2014
Jennifer Dentler, coordinator of the Allegan Pelvic Wellness Center and Allegan General Hospital’s Spirit of Women program, recently earned the Golden Pelvis Award during the Improving Outcomes in Pelvic Health conference in Chicago. Read More

Change ups: Sexuality educator receives distinguished service award

December 5, 2014
Ottawa County Department of Public Health sexuality educator Heather Alberda received the Roy R. Manty Distinguished Service Award for helping to empower youth to make healthy sexual choices. Read More

Change Ups: Ike receives WGVU Engage award

November 28, 2014
Lynne Ike is the recipient of the 2014 WGVU Engage I HAVE Made a Difference Award. Read More

Change Ups: Ward-Roof declared Pillar of the Profession

November 21, 2014
The National Association of Student Personnel Administration Foundation and its board of directors has named Ferris State University vice president for student affairs Jeanine Ward-Roof a Class of 2015 Pillars of the Profession member. Read More

Change Ups: Attorney launches legal fashion blog

November 14, 2014
Foster Swift attorney Deanna Swisher has launched a blog that addresses legal developments affecting the fashion industry. Read More

Change Ups: Frankenmuth lodge is family favorite

November 7, 2014
The Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth has received the 2014 Family Vacation Favorite Award from Family Vacation Critic, an online resource for parents looking for a family-friendly place to spend a weekend or a longer vacation. Read More

Change Ups: Kyle Los named Actors’ Theatre managing director

October 31, 2014
Kyle Los has been hired as managing director of Actors’ Theatre. Read More

Change Ups: Couple receives Boy Scouts' highest national award

October 24, 2014
The Boy Scouts of America presented Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School assistant dean Tracey Brame and her husband, Kenyatta Brame, an adjunct professor at WMU-Cooley, the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award, its highest national award, recognizing outstanding service by an individual or organization in support of youth from a low-income background. Read More

Change Ups: Posh Petals opens in remodeled storefront

October 17, 2014
Elizabeth Schenk launched her business, Posh Petals, as a home business but recently opened a remodeled storefront at 2050 Plainfield Ave. NE. Read More