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Street Talk: Patriotic partners prosper

Practice makes perfect.

August 9, 2019
Together with its store guests and company associates, the SpartanNash Foundation raised $300,000 for its patriotic nonprofit partners Team Red, White & Blue; Operation Homefront; and Honor and Remember through a retail scan campaign. Read More

Street Talk: Business groups aim higher

Movin’ on.

March 29, 2019
Four major business organizations recently announced support for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s goal of increasing the percentage of Michigan’s workforce with a post-high school degree or high-value certificate to 60 percent by the year 2030. Read More

Street Talk: Employers may be feeling March sadness

Heavy metal.

March 15, 2019
A new report says the NCAA March Madness tournament could cost employers $13.3 billion this year in lost productivity. Read More

Street Talk: The brain drain

Metal rules.

December 14, 2018
A number of CEOs continue to pour out of the top jobs in the country, according to a recent report by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More

GRCC workforce training generates $423M

Study shows programs support 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties.

November 16, 2018
Grand Rapids Community College’s noncredit workforce training programs in 2016 had an estimated $423.4-million economic impact and supported about 4,465 jobs in Kent and Ottawa counties. Read More

Education, business leaders push talent

GRCC, MCC and high schools among those creating programs to prepare students for workforce.

July 6, 2018
With Michigan’s lack of talent at the forefront of concerns in the business community, the area’s education and business leaders are working to better prepare young people for the workforce. Read More

Street Talk: West Side Meijer taking shape

Walk this way.

March 9, 2018
Meijer’s Bridge Street Market has been a hot topic of discussion among the many developments on Grand Rapids’ West Side. Read More

City launches initiative for racial equity

Mayor, higher ed leaders, private sector will seek inclusive solutions for boosting minority employment and job creation.

June 16, 2017
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss promised in her 2016 State of the City address that she would focus on racial equity, and she intends to keep her word. Read More

Inside Track: A long, winding road

Lifetime educator, incoming Grand Rapids Community College president achieves goal after detours along the way.

January 13, 2017
Bill Pink believes one of the biggest favors you can do for yourself in life is to grab hold of the thing you love and chase after it. Read More

College names president

November 21, 2016
A downtown college has selected a new president praised for his “vision” and “expertise.” Read More