Downtown Market offers learning opportunities for residents, students, food entrepreneurs

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 01-21-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The great abundance and expansive resources of our industrialized food system has brought with it so many options. Americans today spend more than $1 trillion on food, but less than one percent of our food budget is within our local community. In...

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Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women recognizes outstanding women in business

by (growgrandrapids)

Submitted 10-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW), a Small Business Administration Women’s Business Center, recently held their annual Seeds of GROWth Conference and Luncheon with an awards ceremony at the JW Marriott in Downtown Grand Rapids on...

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ProperFit Clothing Company aims to make its mark on Grand Rapids fashion

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 08-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

ProperFit Clothing Company's philosophy, and the name of the company itself, is based on customization. From the way clothing is made to the way customers place their orders, ProperFit hopes to offer a unique experience. Created by local...

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