Change Ups

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


Change-Ups: Airport coin containers raise nearly $4K for homeless

December 13, 2019
Coin containers installed in the fall of 2018 at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport’s standard security screening area, as well as at the TSA pre-check point, have netted $3,501 to Mel Trotter Ministries. Read More

Change-Ups: Donated semitrailer filled with 900 pounds of ham

December 6, 2019
The Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan Agent Charitable Fund donated a refrigerated semitrailer to the Food Bank Council of Michigan. Read More

Change Ups: New Fixed Based Operation slated for airport

November 29, 2019
Waterford-based Pentastar Aviation and Avflight teamed up to provide customers with private jet charter, management and aircraft maintenance support for their newest Fixed Base Operation at Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Read More

Change Ups: Allen recognized with MACP award

November 22, 2019
Mark Allen, director of business services for the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, was recognized with the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals’ 2019 Michigan Chamber Professional Award. Read More

Change Ups: Johnson-Jelks joins GRPM

November 15, 2019
A former managing director of administrative services for the city of Grand Rapids joined Grand Rapids Public Museum’s staff. Read More

Change Ups: Wightman’s rain garden receives KMB award

November 8, 2019
Wightman, an architecture, engineering, environmental and surveying company with locations in Allegan, Benton Harbor and Kalamazoo, received a Michigan Award for its rain garden beautification project from Keep Michigan Beautiful Inc. Read More

Change Ups: Haven Innovation shuffles top management roles

November 1, 2019
Haven Innovation founder Don Wisner named Rick Grasman the company’s president. Read More

Change Ups: GRR Runway supports Family Hope Foundation

October 25, 2019
More than 1,200 runners and walkers participated in the third annual Gerald R. Ford International Airport GRR Runway. Read More

Change Ups: Land Conservancy hires Karn as development director

October 18, 2019
The Land Conservancy of West Michigan, a nonprofit land trust, hired Kim Karn as development director. Read More

Change Ups: Aquinas taps Covert for VP advancement role

October 11, 2019
Gina Covert is Aquinas College’s new vice president for advancement. Covert will provide leadership for the college’s fundraising strategies and capital campaigns, will direct the growth of the college’s endowment, and will oversee planned giving, stewardship, alumni engagement and grant administration. Read More