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Mel Trombley

Q&A: Mel Trombley

Mel Trombley is the director of leadership programs for the Grand Rapids Chamber — championing ATHENA and the Create Great Leaders Programs: Leadership Grand Rapids, Emerging Leaders, Leading Edge and Leadership Advantage. Read More

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Business Journal publishes 'Women Who Mean Business'

The Business Journal’s March 18th issue features a special supplement — “Women Who Mean Business” — which can also be viewed online. Read More

Oracle of Lacuna by Heather Hart

Project 1 reveals artists

The artists for Project 1 by ArtPrize have been selected. Read More

Fratelli's Kitchen & Bar wine bottles glass and cheese

Couple opening West Side Italian restaurant

The husband-and-wife owners of a Sicilian pizza place that just re-opened on the city’s West Side are also opening a restaurant next door. Read More

Rachel Render

University hires EVP of alumni and development

A local university has named a new executive to drive alumni engagement and increase philanthropic support. Read More

Janis Petrini

Staffing agency is Franchisee of the Year

The local franchise owner of an international staffing organization has been named Franchisee of the Year. Read More

The Well Church new location Grand Rapids

Church buys building

A local church building has changed hands. Read More

Noto's at the Bil-Mar pizza

Family opens beachside restaurant

A Sicilian-American family has opened a new restaurant on the site of a former beachside destination. Read More

Attorney’s certification helps potential clients

A local attorney is in a class all by herself. Read More

Emilee Syrewicze

Opera Grand Rapids hires executive director

Opera Grand Rapids is welcoming a new leader home. Read More

City Built Brewing Company Soldadera Porter beer glass

Brewery partners with coffee company on beer

Two Grand Rapids beverage makers have joined forces on a specialty brew. Read More

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Taco and burger business opens doors

The owner of a local barbecue takeout and delivery place has converted it into a taco and burger joint. Read More

Rad American Women A-Z book cover partial

Paintings of 'Rad American Women' are coming downtown

Portraits of female leaders will soon start popping up downtown. Read More

Port 393 partial exterior rendering

Couple plans $2M lakeshore event venue

A new 6,500-square-foot event venue is being planned for a lakeshore city. Read More

Lindsay Cummings

Law firm hires attorney

The local office of a Michigan law firm has a new attorney. Read More

Fratelli's Pizza

West Side pizzeria re-opens

A 10-year-old pizzeria on the city’s West Side has re-opened following a brief renovation. Read More

Charlotte Russe store shoe section

Women's fashion retailer closing stores

The retail “apocalypse” has claimed another victim. Read More

Meijer LPGA Classic golf tee crowd

LPGA tournament calls for volunteers

The Meijer LPGA Classic is fast approaching, and organizers say they need a helping hand. Read More

Jennifer VanStrien

Suburban DIY studio opens

A new DIY studio is open in the area. Read More