The Rapidian

Economy & Business

Bethany Christian Services holds silent auction to benefit local refugees

Submitted 11-12-2013 under NEWS

On November 14 a silent auction will be held at the Downtown Market by Bethany Christian Services to support refugees living in Grand Rapids.

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Catalyst Radio: High Five Co-op Brewery is growing membership one event at a time

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS

High Five Co-op plans to employ members as brewers. The next opportunity to become a member of the brewery co-op is at its tasting event Nov. 20.

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Story Matters: Alex Wells, Taylor Shannon talk about reasons for moving to Grand Rapids

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

Alex Wells and Taylor Shannon, recently engaged, plan to move to Grand Rapids for the higher economic potential they find in both the restaurant and health industries.

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Wealthy Theatre to host 24th annual business awards

Submitted 11-05-2013 under NEWS

The 24th annual Neighborhood Business Awards will be presented at Wealthy Theatre on November 7.

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Developing the West Side

Submitted 10-29-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

Founding partner of Rockford Construction Company Mike VanGessel talks about his roots on the West Side and his vision for community engagement and development in his native neighborhood.

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Riveridge Produce Marketing opens orchards to Food Bank

Submitted 10-25-2013 under NONPROFITS

Sparta-based Riveridge invites volunteers to pick apples for families at risk of hunger.

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Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women recognizes outstanding women in business

Submitted 10-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

GROW recognized three business women for excellence in leadership, small business, and volunteer service.

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Nonprofit leaders to be recognized at 'not another boring awards ceremony'

Submitted 10-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

YNPN.GR Leadership Awards will celebrate individuals and groups in the sector on November 7

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With demand rising, Food Bank issues plea for more volunteers

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan looks for more help as food insecurity persists.

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Planting party to celebrate the breweries of beer city

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NEWS

Local brewers have teamed up with Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and their Urban Forest Project to create a new grove that celebrates local beer businesses.

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