Change Ups

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


Change Ups: Volunteers build new KaBOOM! playground in Wyoming

July 22, 2016
More than 200 volunteers from Amway, the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan, KaBOOM! organizers and others from the community collaborated recently to build a new playground at Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: JR Automation to build $5.6-million facility

July 15, 2016
JR Automation Technologies LLC intends to expand in Holland Charter Township with a new $5.6-million facility that will create 250 new jobs in the area over the course of the project. Read More

Change Ups: Linder recipient of service award

July 8, 2016
East Grand Rapids Detective Mark Lindner received the East Grand Rapids Public Safety Meritorious Service Award at a recent City Commission meeting for performing investigative duties in an exemplary manner. Read More

Change Ups: Construction of health clinic underway

July 1, 2016
Construction of a $15 million, 50,000-square-foot Family Health Center has begun that will serve low-income people on Kalamazoo’s south side. Read More

Change Ups: Carey earns Fegel Award

June 24, 2016
Hospice of Michigan volunteer Lois Carey is this year’s recipient of the Maggie Fegel Award from the Kent County Council On Aging, for her more than 15 years of service. Read More

Change Ups: KDL first recipient of Champion Award

June 17, 2016
Kent District Library is the first recipient of Disability Advocates of Kent County’s Community Champion Award. Read More

Change Ups: O-A-K marks 125th anniversary

June 10, 2016
Construction firm Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. recently marked its 125th anniversary in West Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: Mary Free Bed to offer residency program

June 3, 2016
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital will offer a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program. Read More

Change Ups: Elzinga named Engineer of the Year

May 27, 2016
Holland-based Elzinga & Volkers’ independent consultant Paul Elzinga has been named the 2016 Engineer of the Year by the Western Chapter of Michigan Society of Professional Engineers. Read More

Change Ups: Sinas honored with Prevention Award

May 20, 2016
Attorney Thomas G. Sinas was honored with the Prevention Award, presented annually by the Brain Injury Association of Michigan for making the greatest single impact on promoting brain injury prevention programs or activities. Read More