Change Ups

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


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

Change Ups: Mindset opens Grand Haven’s first shared office space

December 9, 2016
Mindset Properties opened Grand Haven area’s first shared office space. Read More

Change Ups: Bauer earns Trailblazer Award

December 2, 2016
Zeeland-based Gentex Corp. chairman and CEO Fred Bauer recently received the Innovation Trailblazer Award during Lakeshore Advantage’s annual meeting that celebrated innovation in West Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: ITC earns green award

November 25, 2016
Novi-based ITC Michigan’s rain garden project at its Wayland warehouse earned the Green Infrastructure Project Award from the Wildlife Habitat Council. Read More

Change Ups: Van Til receives APA’s PTSD certification

November 18, 2016
The American Psychotherapy Association bestowed Holland resident Rick Van Til, Sr. the Board Certified Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinician for demonstrating dedication to counseling and a willingness to devote time and energy to advancing the field. Read More

Change Ups: TowerPinkster earns Best Firm to Work for in the Nation Award

November 11, 2016
TowerPinkster received the Best Firm to Work for in the Nation Award at the recent Zweig Group 2016 Hot Firm & A/E Awards Conference. Read More