Justin Dawes

Justin Dawes

Justin Dawes is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers economic development, health care, higher education, nonprofits, travel and tourism, the lakeshore and county government. Email Justin at jdawes at grbj dot com. Follow him on Twitter @dawes_justin

ARTICLES

Nonprofit expands into new HQ

June 25, 2019
A nonprofit hospice care provider has expanded into a new headquarters. Read More

Health systems form partnership

June 25, 2019
Two health systems have joined forces to offer increased orthotic and prosthetic care in the region. Read More

Economic Club names board members

June 25, 2019
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids has a new board chair and group of board members. Read More

Renucci is ‘home away from home’

Spectrum Health has accommodated out-of-state patients at the house since 1999.

June 21, 2019
When a family member of Peter and Patricia Renucci needed health care services out of state, their family was able to stay near the patient’s side through accommodations at a hospitality house. Read More

Inside Track: Grifka preaches patients first

Childhood memory motivates CMO of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health to improve patient care at every level.

June 21, 2019
Dr. Ronald Grifka keeps every letter and gift he receives from his pediatric cardiology patients. He has a folder full of letters he’s received from patients over the years, and the wall in his office is covered with framed mementos. Read More

Nonprofit modifies mission

Housing-focused Solid Rock cuts ties with Habitat for Humanity after recognizing changing needs of its clients.

June 21, 2019
After recognizing the changing needs of its clients, a housing-focused nonprofit in Muskegon is undergoing a complete reorganization. Read More

MCC offers debt forgiveness plan

Former students who have not finished a degree or certificate are eligible.

June 21, 2019
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Muskegon Community College recently launched a debt forgiveness program for former students who have had trouble paying back loans. Read More

College offering new welding certificate

June 21, 2019
A local college is launching a new certificate program for welding jobs. Read More

ACG Western Michigan wins Chapter of the Year

June 21, 2019
The local chapter of a global business association has been named the mid-size Chapter of the Year. Read More

University hires VP for administration and finance

June 21, 2019
A university in the region has a new executive with decades of experience. Read More