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Story Matters: Kimberly VanDriel shares what convinced her to move back to Grand Rapids

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Kimberly VanDriel talks about what convinced her to move back to Grand Rapids, and what work she gets to do now with DGRI.
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These stories hosted by 616 Development

The Rapidian joined 616 Development's celebration of their new project, 616 Lofts at the Kendall, for their open house on Friday, December 6. Listen in as people share their stories of how they've seen Grand Rapids change, what they love about living, working and playing downtown, and more.


See them all on the Story Matters page.



We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV.

Kimberly VanDriel thought she would never move back to the Grand Rapids area. But, she admits, that thought was changed over time, and she let us in on what helped change her mind while we were capturing stories during the open house for 616 Development's new project 616 Lofts at the Kendall. She talks about what convinced her that she should change her mind, and what work she gets to do now with DGRI.


You can see all the Story Matters videos archived at

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