Items Tagged with 'John Ball Zoo'


John Ball Zoo hires development director

November 4, 2019
John Ball Zoo has named a new development executive. Read More

Experience GR keeps eye on future

Organization is responsible for 10th straight year of convention/conference growth.

August 2, 2019
If you need short-term gratification in order to thrive at work, don’t go into destination marketing. Read More

John Ball Zoo hires development exec

June 20, 2019
John Ball Zoo has named its new chief development and community engagement officer. Read More

Bank matching donations to zoo

June 5, 2019
A bank has committed to matching up to $20,000 in donations to John Ball Zoo. Read More

Change Ups: Colby joins Erhardt Construction to produce custom cabinetry, millwork services

April 5, 2019
Erhardt Construction expanded its carpentry services by hiring Scott Colby, enabling Erhardt to offer its clients high-end custom cabinetry and millwork services. Read More

Change Ups: Forrester earns Conservation Member of Year Award

November 30, 2018
Allmon Forrester, John Ball Zoo’s director of facilities, planning and sustainability, recently received the Conservation Member of the Year Award from the Aquarium & Zoo Facilities Association. Forrester’s peers nominated him because of the strides he’s made in water consumption reductions, implementing green roofs and green walls, and installing geothermal technology. Read More

Zoo exec wins national Conservation Member of the Year award

November 26, 2018
A John Ball Zoo executive has been recognized by his peers with a national award. Read More

John Ball Zoo hires CFO

October 29, 2018
There's a new chief financial officer at John Ball Zoo. Read More

John Ball Zoo showing 'best practices' to industry

October 13, 2017
Employees from more than 50 North American zoos and aquariums are visiting Grand Rapids for an annual conference. Read More

Change Ups: Millage creates stable funding for GRPM, JB Zoo

February 24, 2017
A voter-approved millage passed in 2016 will provide Kent County residents free admission to the Grand Rapids Public Museum for children ages 17 and under, reduce admission for adults to $5, and $3 for seniors and provide free parking with paid GRPM admission and parking validation. Read More