NewsResults Found: 124Friday, March 24, 2017Congratulations to the 2017 Awardees! We're proud to announce the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch Main Street USA Award Innovation Award and Government Contracting Award View the complete list of award winners here! Don't miss out on the celebration! Reserve a ticket to the awards gala May 4, 2017 Founding Underwriters Contributing Underwriters Founding Organizations of Michigan Celebrates ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 24, 2017March 24, 2017 – Greater Ottawa County United Way wrapped up its annual community campaign at its LIVE UNITED Celebration event on Thursday evening at Baker Lofts Event Center in Holland. Top-performing campaign companies, nonprofit community partners and volunteers were honored with recognition and awards throughout the evening. During the event, Campaign Chair P.J. Thompson announced ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 20172017 Downtown Holland Internship Application Overview: The City of Holland’s Downtown Holland office and the Holland Farmers Market are currently looking for a Marketing and Events intern for the summer of 2017. The internship begins in early May and ends in late August. You must be currently enrolled in college and able to receive college credit for the internship to apply. If offered the ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017Welcome to the ATLAS Team! We are excited to announce a wonderful addition to the ATLAS team! Kaitlyn Shamery is coming on board as a budget counselor, assisting our clients with creating and maintaining a healthy financial plan for them and their family. Kaitlyn will also be able to assist staff and clients with Spanish translation. Along with joining the ATLAS team, Kaitlyn also works as the ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017Retreat and Event Planner’s Open House May 17, 2017: 3-5PM Interested in receiving more information about hosting a retreat, meeting, or event at GENEVA? Come check out the newly renovated Retreat Center by taking a tour. Our staff can provide you with information, answer any questions you might have, and show you the newly updated facility. Golf cart tours will be available to see ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017Sunflowers by Randall Scott Hardin Featured Summer Workshop Featured Workshop: Thick and Rich Oil Painting Workshop with Randall Scott Hardin Paint with dynamic oils with Randall! We'll spend three great days painting in the Arts Council studios as well as outside en plein air. Randall paints thick and loose for a dramatic and expressive effect, rich with color and texture. In this workshop, ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017Sometimes you'll be out to eat or enjoying a holiday feast that's just amazing. And it's not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn't always stop there. Sometimes we overeat on regular days. Or at regular meals. Or All.The.Time. Here are three tips to avoid ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017Date: May 23, 2017 Location: Frauenthal Center, Muskegon Morning Keynote Speaker: Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff is a nationally-recognized expert on policing and race, and co-founder and president of the Center for Policing Equity (CPE). He has been named the first researcher to hold the Franklin A. Thomas Professorship in Policing Equity at CUNY , created with $2.5 million in ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 23, 2017“ Holland, MI, March 23, 2017 —Express Employment Professionals of Holland/Muskegon is hosting the 2017 Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast, a nationwide leadership event featuring best-selling author Patrick Lencioni, two-time Super Bowl champion coach Jimmy Johnson and world champion adventure racer Robyn Benincasa. Back for its eighth year , the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 22, 2017Structural Engineering Technician Holland Engineering, Inc. is actively seeking a Structural Engineering Technician to join the Local Land Development Group in the Holland office location. The Engineering Technician role is intended for those motivated individuals with 0-2 years of experience in structural engineering possessing a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from an ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 22, 2017Holland, MI - Nearly 300 local business owners, opinion leaders and community members gathered at the Knickerbocker Theatre today to celebrate inspirational talks, share ideas and enjoy local music at TEDxMacatawa 2017. As a TEDx conference, the gathering represented our community’s intellectual and imaginative contributions to the global conversation. Topics included three talks on talent ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 22, 2017March 2017 Spring is here ... a great time to clean your closets! Monday ushered in the first day of spring with warmer weather ahead. Now is a great time to clear the clutter and donate to Goodwill! And now through April 1, receive a 30% Off Younker's coupon for each item you donate as part of Younker's Semi-Annual Goodwill Sale . For more details, visit the Goodwill Sale website. ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 21, 2017Tuesday, March 21, 2017Workforce The Results are In: Weight Gain Top Health Pitfall of Desk Jobs Refresh Leadership - March 16, 2017 In a recent poll by Refresh Leadership, the Express Employment Professionals blog for business leaders, readers were asked how their desk jobs had affected their health and the results revealed the top three side effects to a sedentary office life are weight gain (24%), neck/back pain ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 21, 2017ZEELAND, MI., March 7, 2017 – Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital was named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals ® by Truven Health Analytics®, part of the IBM Watson Health TM business, which annually measures the cost and quality of health care. Of all the small hospitals evaluated nationwide, Zeeland Community Hospital was one of only 20 to receive this ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 20, 2017Join us for an exclusive Grand Opening event! View this email in your browser RSVP BY EMAILCategories: CommunityMonday, March 20, 2017Need some redemption? Expired S & P offers good today only! Some exclusions may apply. Offers must be unopened. Not valid with any other offer, discount, or coupon. One discount per table. *********** And because we'll be busy giving away so much Amnesty today, there will be NO MONDAY PRIME RIB SPECIAL this evening! *********** Remember, we take LUNCH and DINNER RESERVATIONS - call ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 20, 2017What kind of perks does a member get? Discounts on all purchases for one year! New memberships begin at a 20%* discount, and that discount can increase to 30%* as you spend more money in the store. As long as you continue your membership, you'll maintain the same discount level. It will not reset each year. Two free game rentals per month. (Rentals are typically $5 each.) How much does a ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 20, 2017Outdoors Ottawa County Quarterly Newsletter - Spring 2017 03/07/2017 View a pdf of the newsletter by clicking here Announcements Spring into Fitness with Step it Up! This spring, we will “virtually walk” 240 miles along regional trails in Michigan. The challenge begins on Monday, April 3. This free, 6-week program is designed to help you spring into fitness and get moving after a ...read moreMonday, March 20, 2017Randy’s Carpet Care celebrates 14th consecutive people’s choice awards win March 20, 2017 HOLLAND, MI - Last week, the Holland Sentinel newspaper released the results of its annual people’s choice awards, and for the fourteenth consecutive year, Randy’s Carpet Care has been voted “Best of the Best” in the category of Carpet Cleaning. The award is for work ...read moreCategories: Community, General News Article, Press ReleaseFriday, March 17, 2017Can Hardly Fathom by Jesus Torres, 1st Place in Debut 2017 Debut, our High School Art Competition, Award Winners Début: High School Art Competition March 9 - April 29 Padnos & Armstrong Gallery Every spring, the Holland Area Arts Council presents Début, the High School Juried Visual Art Competition. By giving young people a significant experience in the arts we hope to instill ...read moreFriday, March 17, 2017Allies Working for Social Justice & Environmental Progress - Meeting April 18th! Join us on Tuesday, April 18th from 6:00-7:30pm for the third quarterly meeting of Allies Working for Social Justice & Environmental Progress. We will again be meeting in the lower level at Herrick District Library in Holland. Register here to let us know you'll be at the meeting! (This helps us plan ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 17, 2017Nothing says St. Patrick's Day better than one inch of snow an hour! (or maybe not, unless you live in West Michigan of course) Remember, we take LUNCH and DINNER RESERVATIONS - call 616-355-5501!Categories: CommunityFriday, March 17, 2017Disability Network Event FlyerCategories: CommunityFriday, March 17, 2017Summit on Race & Inclusion 2017 Click here to Register Date: May 23rd Location: Frauenthal Center, Muskegon Join us for our annual Summit on Race and Inclusion. This year's theme, Moving Toward Justice , describes the continued and necessary commitment we have in seeing the work of diversity and inclusion accomplished in our neighborhood, in our state, and in our country. This year, we ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 17, 2017Each time you interact with a customer is an opportunity for you to make an impression. In Davenport University’s one-day Customer Service course, learn the strategies and behaviors that will build a customer base that is not only satisfied with your service or product but is loyal to your company and brand. This course will help you define what a customer service focus looks like for you ...read moreCategories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press ReleaseThursday, March 16, 2017Pool Memberships at Macatawa Legends Sign Up Early and Get Free Guest Passes 66 Days Until the Pool Opens The Pool Membership is $450.00 for the 2017 season, but if you sign up early you can save money and receive free guest passes. If you sign up by March 31st you receive 10 free guest passes. Macatawa Legends features three pools, a regular pool with two lap swim lanes, a zero-entry kiddie ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 16, 2017To continue receiving training and event updates please subscribe to Van Andel Global Trade Center emails! Subscribe NEXT WEEK! CULTURE & COFFEE: Navigating Africa March 24, 2017 | 8:00a - 10:00a | Grand Rapids, MI Join GVSU’s Van Andel Global Trade Center as they kick-off the 2017 Culture & Coffee series! Navigating Africa will take attendees on a journey through Africa's ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017The New 99 7 FM is on the air Holland, MI, March 15, 2017– Holland’s radio station, 1450 WHTC, is now AM and FM…. Midwest Communications Incorporated has announced that they have placed an FM station at 99 7 FM, that will simulcast all of WHTC AM programming, on FM. The addition of the FM station will enable listeners to clearly hear 1450 WHTC programing with a better range and ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017Holland, MI – Winter has returned and so has the Holland Farmers Market’s Outdoor Winter Market! The Outdoor Winter Market will continue this Saturday, March 18, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Patrons are invited to bundle up and visit vendors at the Winter Market in the south Civic Center parking lot located off Pine Avenue. The Winter Market is held the first and third Saturdays ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017Friday, March 17th | 7:00PM Pro Dice Circuit - 2017 Store Draft Championship (Dice Masters) Entry Fee: $15 (Includes 12 packs to draft from) Kentwood location Each player should come to the event with 8 Sidekick Dice, 12 Basic Action Dice, 4 Indicator Cards, and 2 Basic Action Cards (players may choose which Basic Action Cards they'd like to use after completing the draft, but must use the ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017Rick Dernberger Realtor (616) 990-0073 firstname.lastname@example.org Coldwell Banker 466 East 16th Street Holland, MI 49423 My Website Property Search My Blog Quick Homeowner Survey Above-ground or in-ground, a pool can be just the thing to refresh you after a long, hot day. But if you don’t live where it’s warm year ‘round, you might want to re-consider. So, what do you ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017Print off this flyer or have it available on your phone to scan to be eligible for the discount !Categories: CommunityWednesday, March 15, 2017St. Patrick's Day, and March Madness at Proost! Join us for our St. Patrick's Day Celebration, this Friday, March 17th starting at 4pm. Happy Hour | Irish Whiskey Specials | Beer Specials | Irish Fare | Live Music Happy Hour 4pm-6pm 2.4.1 Call Cocktails 1/2 price house wine 1/2 price all beer $4 snack plates Live Music 5pm-8pm Kevin McDaniel Drink Specials $5 Guinness & Big Lake ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 14, 2017Mark your calendar, it's time to get your GREEK ON! SIGN UP TODAY! Call 355-5501 And don't forget ... again! Bring in those expired offers on March 20th! Swingers still needed! We take LUNCH and DINNER RESERVATIONS - call 616-355-5501!Categories: CommunityTuesday, March 14, 2017Upcoming Events at Out of the Box! (RSVPs are always welcome, but never required) Thursday, March 16th | 6:00PM - 1:00AM Weekly Game Night - Open Gaming All Evening! Bring your own games or try any of the games available in our gaming library. Wednesday, March 15th | 5:00PM - 12:00AM Weekly Game Night - Open Gaming All Evening! Bring your own games or try any of the games available in our gaming ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 14, 2017WZZM 13 Wins Second TEGNA Community Empowerment Award Grand Rapids, MI – WZZM 13, the TEGNA owned ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan, won the parent company’s Community Empowerment Award for the second year in a row. The award showcases the initiatives and work that stations do to help their respective communities. “It has been the highlight of my career to be able to make ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 13, 2017(616) 396-1433 29 W. 8th St., Suite 220, Holland, MI 49423 MARCH SPECIALS* Receive a free microdermabrasion/chemical peel treatment with the purchase of liposuction of three areas. Receive 10 free units of Botox with a purchase of 1 syringe of Juvederm Volbella. *specials are valid during the month of March only; offers do not apply to prior purchases; limit one of each special per patient Save ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 13, 2017Copyright © 2017 American Spoon Foods, All rights reserved. You are receiving this message because you signed up to receive news and specials from American Spoon. We respect your privacy. If you do not wish to receive future mailings, please click below to unsubscribe. Our mailing address is: American Spoon Foods 1668 Clarion Ave P.O. Box 566 Petoskey , MI 49770 Add us to your address bookCategories: CommunityMonday, March 13, 2017Klingman’s Furniture & Design, a leader in providing West Michigan with quality home furnishings for over 121 years, is celebrating the Grand Opening of their newest Furniture & Design Center. In 2016, Klingman’s entered into a joint venture with Hegg’s Furniture to convert their 50,000 square foot showroom on West Shore Drive in Holland into a Klingman’s Furniture ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 13, 2017Holland, MI, 03/13/2017- Worksighted, a Michigan-based managed IT services provider, has attained a gold cloud productivity competency from Microsoft. The competency demonstrates a “best-in-class” ability and commitment to meet Microsoft Corp. customers’ evolving needs in today’s mobile-first, cloud-first world and distinguishing itself within Microsoft’s partner ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 10, 2017Girlfriends Weekend A big thank you to all of the businesses that participated in Girlfriends Weekend this past weekend! A big thank you to our Girlfriends Weekend sponsors, Courtyard Marriott , the Holland Visitors Bureau , Home & Company and Hops at 84 East too. To help us in planning next year's event, all participating businesses are asked to complete a short online evaluation by ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 10, 2017Don’t miss this opportunity to gain relevant skills that will improve your job performance and have a positive impact on your organization. Through this series of six high-impact courses, gain the skills necessary to meet the challenges of a fast-paced work environment by learning to effectively achieve results through your team. This program will improve your skills in effective ...read moreCategories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, EducationFriday, March 10, 2017MIDLAND, MI – March 10 th , 2017 – Tuesday, March 14 th marks Chemical Bank’s 100 th Anniversary. Chemical Financial Corporation’s Executive Management team and its Corporate Board of Directors will begin the celebration by ringing the opening bell at Nasdaq in New York City on Tuesday, March 14 th . Chemical Bank first opened its doors for business on March 14 th , 1917 ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 09, 2017Join us for LADIES NIGHT! Thursday, March 16th @ 6:30 PM This year's activities: How to find the right saddle fit --> hosted by Serfas Stretches and massage --> hosted Back to Health Bike Craft --> hosted by Hillary & Donna Fix-a-Flat and repair --> hosted by Bob Treats provided by Fuzzy Peach Nutrition --> Clara Cookies Amazing Sales all night --> 10% off Bikes, 15-50% ...read moreCategories: CommunityThursday, March 09, 2017Congratulations on the Grand Opening of your New Dementia Unit! Celebrated with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting event on Tuesday, March 8, 2017 Vista Springs Holland Meadows 445 104th Ave., Holland, MI 49424 www.vistaspringsliving.comCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 08, 2017YOU’RE INVITED TO A DOWNTOWN FIBER BROADBAND TOWN HALL MEETING March 13, 2017, 7-8:30 p.m. Herrick District Library Holland Board of Public Works (HBPW) invites you to a town hall meeting next Monday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at Herrick District Library. The meeting will provide information about the development of fiber broadband in downtown Holland and also give attendees the opportunity to ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 08, 2017It's time for the Holland community to select the best businesses in the area. This year the Holland Sentinel has changed things and has a two-step process. Cunningham Dalman passed the nomination step and now we need your support in the second step to earn Holland's Best of the Best award. From now until March 13, 2017, you can go to the Holland Sentinel and vote to help us win the ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017We validate parking at Gazelle Sports Kalamazoo! Contact Us | Our Story | Locations | EmploymentCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017Congratulations on your new ownership, celebrated with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting event on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 Farm Bureau Insurance / Andy Spears Agency 100 S Waverly Ste 101, Holland, MI 49423 https://www.farmbureauinsurance-mi.com/Agent/Andy-Spears/Categories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 20172017 GOLF LEAGUES SIGN UP It’s time to sign up for Macatawa Legends’ 2017 golf leagues. We’d love to have you join us, but space is limited so sign up now! Again this year, our leagues include: Men’s Monday Night League Men’s Tuesday Night League Ladies’ Wednesday Night League Men’s Thursday Member League Please click the link below (or visit our website) ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017Upcoming Events at Out of the Box! (RSVPs are always welcome, but never required) Thursday, March 9th | 6:00PM - 1:00AM Weekly Game Night - Open Gaming All Evening! Bring your own games or try any of the games available in our gaming library. Saturday, March 11th | 10:00AM - 1:00PM Star Wars Destiny Event Come and play some Destiny with other players. Bring a team of characters from the Star Wars ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017March 7 - For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Jessica VanGinhoven , Ottawa County Parks (616) 405-3999 Amy Sheele , Ottawa County Department of Public Health (616) 393-5799 Ottawa & Allegan County, lace up your walking shoes & get ready for a free 6-week walking challenge. Ottawa and Allegan Parks and Recreation and Department of Public Health are teaming up to bring the community ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance Leader Gail Harrison Stepping Down Founder and Executive Director of the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance, Gail Harrison, is retiring at the end of July 2017 after being at the helm for over 20 years. Committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming community along the lakeshore, Harrison founded the organization in 1996 in response to a hate crime ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, March 07, 2017Above the Surface by Sarah Cao Debut, our High School Art Competition, Opening Reception Can Hardly Fathom by Jesus Torres Début: High School Art Competition March 9 - April 29 Padnos & Armstrong Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, March 9, 6-8 pm Every spring, the Holland Area Arts Council presents Début, the High School Juried Visual Art Competition. By giving young people a ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 06, 2017What is this all about? The Macatawa Area Coordinating Council, in partnership with the City of Holland, the Ottawa County Water Resources Commissioner, and the Allegan County Drain Commissioner, will be hosting a green infrastructure seminar at the Haworth Inn and Conference Center on August 22, 2017. The seminar will focus on how green stormwater infrastructure can be included in site designs, ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 06, 2017The DISHER monthly newsletter provides food for thought in five categories: Blog Highlights, Cool Gadgets, New People, Culture Building, and Calendar of Events. Featured in this edition of The Dish: GET MORE HITS IN PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT - Blog PRODUCT CONSTRAINTS CAN BE THE CATALYST TO A GREAT DESIGN - Blog EXPLORING ISLE ROYALE - Blog LOCAL STUDENTS EXPERIENCE WINTERIM AT DISHER - Blog AVALANCHE ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, March 06, 2017Congratulations on the completion of your merger! Celebrated with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting event on Monday, Mar. 6, 2017 Klingman's Furniture & Design – Holland 2975 West Shore Dr., Holland, MI 49424 http://www.id9center.com/Categories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017Welcome Our New Faith In Youth Director, Yah-Hanna! We are pleased to welcome Yah-Hanna Jenkins Leys to Good Samaritan Ministries! Yah-Hanna was born and raised on a small island in the West Indies, St. Kitts. She graduated from the City College of the City University of New York with a BA in International Studies and English Literature. After marrying her husband in 2013, she decided to ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017HLPS Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary 1957 was the year of Gunsmoke, Jail House Rock and the founding of Holland Litho Printing Service. READ MORE Big Week for HLPS and Tulip Time HLPS was pleased to print both the First Bloom program and the Visitor's Guide for this year's Tulip Time, which was recently featured on Jeopardy! SEE THE FINALISTS HLPS: Come Into the Fold! Unique among ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017Douglas City Council Monday hired Holland-based marketer Tabitha Lohr as part-time promotions director for its Downtown Development Authority. Lohr, retained on a temporary basis, will work up to 20 hours a week at $15 per hour through March to “catch up” with DDA promotions, event planning and advertising largely left undone since Katie Voorhurst left the post last summer. She will ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017We are looking forward to a busy weekend in Downtown Holland! Today we'll be welcoming a sold-out crowd of 430 women to Downtown Holland for our annual Girlfriends Weekend event. This is our largest group of attendees since 2012! The women will spend Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Downtown Holland shopping, dining, wining and indulging. We'll also be welcoming thousands of basketball ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017For Immediate Release Klingenberg Joins Macatawa Bank as Branch Manager HOLLAND, Mich. (March 2, 2017) – Macatawa Bank is pleased to announce David Klingenberg has joined the Retail team as Branch Manager of our Holland office, located at 12415 Riley Street. Klingenberg will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with potential and existing customers and driving the ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017Upcoming Events Mar 2 : Holland Middle Boys Swim Meet Mar 9-11 : High School Boys Division III State Swim Meet Mar 13 : Resident Appreciation Day Mar 17 & 18: MLA 12 & Under State Championship Meet Mar 24 & 25 : MLA 13 & Over State Championship Meet Fitness Room Update Jim Cech will be joining our team to help out in the fitness room! Jim has Bachelor Degree in Science from ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017Tickets are now available! Spots fill up quickly - be among the first to secure your tickets to the 13th Annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala Founding Underwriters Contributing Underwriters Founding Organizations of Michigan Celebrates Michigan Small Business Development Center Managing Partner of Michigan Celebrates _________________________________ Contact Jennifer Deamud if ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, March 03, 2017UNITED WAY SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR VOLUNTEER STARS CAMPAIGN March 3, 2017 - Greater Ottawa County United Way invites all Ottawa County residents to nominate individuals and/or groups for Volunteer Stars recognition during National Volunteer Week this April. Anyone who goes above and beyond to give of his or her time and skill to an organization or to a person in need is eligible for nomination as ...read moreCategories: CommunityThe Holland Area Arts Council is happy to host West Ottawa Public Schools’ Elementary Art ExhibitionFriday, March 03, 2017The Holland Area Arts Council is happy to host West Ottawa Public Schools’ Elementary Art Exhibition, beginning Thursday, March 9 with a reception from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. The Arts Council and West Ottawa Public Schools celebrate the artistic talents of the West Ottawa elementary students in this annual exhibit. The show will display artwork of all media including drawing, painting, collage, ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 01, 2017Categories: CommunityWednesday, March 01, 2017Rick Dernberger Realtor (616) 990-0073 email@example.com Coldwell Banker 466 East 16th Street Holland, MI 49423 My Website Property Search My Blog Quick Homeowner Survey Residential landscaping can range from pavers and water features to cutting the lawn every other week. Do you use a landscaper at your home? Click through to take this 10-second survey. Full Article Save ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 01, 2017Nathaniel T. Volkema Financial Advisor VantagePointe Financial Group-Lakeshore Firm 44 E. 8th Street Suite 200 Holland, MI 49423 phone: 616-796-2094 fax: 616-796-2095 firstname.lastname@example.org www.vplakeshore.com click for directions A Roadmap for Your Family A letter of instruction has no formal legal status, but it could be just as important as a legal will to help settle an estate. read more ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 01, 2017What type of shoe is best? We did a little Q & A with shoe expert and Community Programs Coordinator Allison Land down the road at Gazelle Sports regarding what type of footwear is best for those who choose gym sessions and strength training as their primary mode of exercise. Q.) What type of shoe might you recommend for those whose primary exercising is in a gym setting like ours, ...read moreCategories: CommunityWednesday, March 01, 2017Attached 2017 application for the internship reimbursement program for those companies hiring STEM interns from our research universities this summer. Employers can get half of the hourly wage in a grant if they hire a STEM intern this summer. It is limited to only companies with less than 500 employees. Once an intern is found, companies have to send the application to the university contact ...read moreFree Homebuyer Workshop @ Simpatico Coffee! Monday, March 13 6-8pm! Learn about the housing market and get money-saving advice from local experts!Wednesday, March 01, 2017Steve Bensinger of Guaranteed Rate & Sarah Lilly of Five Star Real Estate Lakeshore invite you to a Homebuyer Workshop! DATE Monday, March 13 TIME 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. LOCATION Simpatico Coffee Joint 714 Michigan Ave Holland, MI 49423 Join us for a Homebuyer Workshop with an open Q&A after the presentation. Complimentary coffee and baked goods. Specialty coffee drinks can be ...read moreCategories: Education, Economic, Human InterestTuesday, February 28, 2017MARCH 2017 SPA NEWS View this email in your browser March/April Seasonal Special From home decor to bath products and jewelry... our new Spa Boutique is growing nicely! Like our Spa Boutique Facebook Page to keep up with all of our new products as they arrive. All new likes through the month of March will be entered in a drawing to receive a $25 credit towards a service or boutique product. ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Artwork by Katherine Sullivan. Photo by Mike Lozon of Turner Project Opening Reception. Last chance to see our current exhibits! We're getting ready to make way for our next two exhibitions, opening Thursday, March 9: Debut , our high school juried art competition, and West Ottawa Public Schools' Elementary Art Exhibition . Don't miss your chance to catch the end of our current ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Upcoming Events at Out of the Box! (RSVPs are always welcome, but never required) Thursday, March 2nd | 6:00PM - 1:00AM Weekly Game Night - Open Gaming All Evening! Bring your own games or try any of the games available in our gaming library. Wednesday, March 1st | 5:00PM - 12:00AM Weekly Game Night - Open Gaming All Evening! Bring your own games or try any of the games available in our gaming ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Grand Opening - New Redken Cosmetology School Holland, MI – The Grand Opening of the first Redken recognized cosmetology school in Michigan will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6-9pm at 2975 West Shore Drive, Holland, MI 49424. This event is open to the public. The event will benefit the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan and the BE NICE initiative. BE NICE is a mental ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017It's Prime Time for some Prime Rib! Remember, we take LUNCH and DINNER RESERVATIONS - call 616-355-5501!Categories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017St. Patrick's Day at Proost! Start practicing your Irish accent, and perfecting those cheers! Friday, March 17th 4pm to 11pm Happy Hour | Irish Whiskey Specials | Beer Specials | Irish Fare | Live Music St. Patrick's Day at Proost! ___________________________________________________________ Happy Hour 4pm-6pm 2.4.1 Call Cocktails 1/2 price house wine 1/2 price all beer $4 snack plates ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Holland, MI, 02/28/2017- Worksighted, a Michigan-based managed IT services provider, has earned recognition from CRN®, a brand of the Channel Company, on the 2017 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American firms a cutting-edge approach to delivering managed IT services. Worksighted provides professional and managed IT ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017HOLLAND, Mich., February 28, 2017 – Tulip Time Festival ( www.tuliptime.com ) has chosen to partner with Holland Young Professionals for this year’s Charity Partner Program to co-host a brand new event, Tulips & Juleps. Tickets go on sale for this event at 9a today. Tulip Time is committed to working closely with charity partners to provide opportunities for engagement and ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Holland, MI, 02/27/2017 – Worksighted, one of the fastest growing IT services companies in Michigan, has hired Amber Felkins as an account executive for their new Wixom office. In this role, Felkins will be responsible for building new client relationships in Worksighted’s Metro Detroit service area. Felkins brings to Worksighted 15 years of sales and account experience. She also ...read moreTuesday, February 28, 2017Holland, MI, 02/27/2017 – Worksighted, one of the fastest growing IT services companies in West Michigan, has hired Mike Farran as account executive for their new Wixom office. In this role, Farran will be responsible for helping create and execute the sales strategy to bring in new clients and grow the Worksighted presence in the metro Detroit market. Farran brings to Worksighted three ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Premier financial professional association includes top 1% of representatives Holland, MI February 7, 2017 – For the last 10 years, as result of her exceptional client service and success in the financial services profession, a Woodbury Financial Services Investment Advisor Representative, Terry L. Jordan has qualified for the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table® (MDRT), the Premier ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017March 2017 | Volume 7 | Issue 3 | Pothole Season Winter is almost over, but as the warmer weather starts to develop, so do potholes. So what is a pothole? A pothole is a cavity in the road formed by moisture, freeze-thaw cycles, traffic, and time (see illustration).The number of potholes on the 1,362-plus miles of paved county roads and 522 lane miles of state highways maintained by the Road ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Zeeland, MI--- The Zeeland Action Coalition is presenting the final session of the 4 week parenting series “Sex, Drugs and the trends your teens aren’t telling you”. The first three sessions welcomed over 80 parents and community members to learn about the current trends in sex, drugs and mental health in teens, how brain development is both shaping and being changed by these ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Holland, MI, 02/21/2017- Worksighted, a West Michigan based IT services provider, today announced the opening of a new office in Wixom, MI to better serve their rapidly growing client base in Southeast Michigan. The 3,000 square-foot facility at 28800 Beck Road will house a team of onsite service technicians, remote support personnel and account executives. Worksighted secured the facility in ...read moreCategories: CommunityTuesday, February 28, 2017Photo by Mike Lozon of Gee's Bend Camp from Summer 2016 Spring Break Camp: Mid Century Masters Spring Break Camp: Mid Century Masters! We introduce young creatives to Mid Century Modern artists the fun way! We'll learn about Jackson Pollock by making a Jackson Pollock painting! We'll make inventive Calder-like jewelry and screen print like Andy Warhol. And we won't forget the ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, February 27, 2017News Release: Ottawa County's Farmland Preservation Program Gains Momentum with its 'Farms - Food - Forever' Fundraising Campaign 02/20/2017 Ottawa County's Farmland Preservation Program Gains Momentum with its Farms - Food - Forever Fundraising Campaign The Ottawa County Agricultural Preservation Board is pleased to announce the results from its recently released Farms - ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, February 27, 2017Agricultural Update Funding available to local farmers The MACC is continuing its effort to engage the watershed's farmers in a conversation about best management practices (BMPs) and the health of our waters. The MACC's current Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant focuses efforts in the three highest priority sub-watersheds, Peter's Creek, Upper Macatawa, and North Branch ...read moreCategories: CommunityMonday, February 27, 2017Free wedding show in Saugatuck this March Laketown Golf & Conference Center hosting Bride-A-Palooza SAUGATUCK, Mich. – Laketown Golf & Conference Center is hosting their annual wedding show, Bride-A-Palooza. This free event is on Saturday, March 11th from 11am-3pm. “Bride-A-Palooza 2017 is looking to be our best wedding show yet,” said Ginger Hensley, general manager of ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, February 24, 2017Event Empowered Financial Literacy with Fun and Prizes Over 160 people attended Holland’s Show Me the Money Day on Saturday, Feb. 18 th , more than doubling 2016 attendance of 79. Participants were lined up at the door as early as 11am before the event’s kickoff on Saturday afternoon at Holland Early College. Community Action House and event organizers attribute the increased ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, February 24, 2017Categories: CommunityFriday, February 24, 2017Congratulations on the completion of your new facility! Celebrated with a Chamber Ribbon Cutting event on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 Generational Wealth Management 244 E Main Ave., Zeeland, MI 49464 www.gen-wealth.comCategories: CommunityFriday, February 24, 2017Michigan’s West Coast and the world are filled with a growing spirit of anticipation. Our hardest questions and biggest challenges continue to grow in complexity. But so also grows our innovative vitality. How do we wrestle with the uncertainty of tomorrow? Where will the next big idea come from for workforce development, sustainability, power, education or business? At the convergence of ...read moreCategories: CommunityFriday, February 10, 2017Holland, Michigan - February 9, 2017 - Beacon Sotheby’s International Realty, Lake Michigan’s premier luxury real estate brokerage, recently welcomed six new real estate professionals to their downtown Holland office. Among them include several of West Michigan’s top-producing agents and 2017 Realtor of the Year Beth Foley. Beth Foley has worked in the industry since 1986, ...read moreCategories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press ReleaseWednesday, January 18, 2017Friday, March 3, 2017 is the deadline to get the early-bird price on Davenport University’s Certificate of Integrated Operations Management, a new 12-week program designed to provide knowledge and skills equivalent to what you would learn in 3 college courses! The Certificate of Integrated Operations Management doesn’t just teach you concepts and wish you well in applying them. ...read moreCategories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Press ReleaseThursday, September 17, 2015On August 14 th , Grand Rapids, Michigan resident, Becky Kelso, learned that she had won $25,000 from Express Lane Used Cars through their latest FATWIN promotion! Back in June, Becky paid Express Lane a visit after receiving a mailer from them, offering the chance to win from an assortment of awesome prizes – one of which being the $25,000 grand prize! Becky’s name was drawn as the ...read moreTuesday, September 15, 2015Celebrate 10 years of great golf at Macatawa Legends! From September 14th through September 20th, enjoy $10 off your round of golf. Call 616-212-2600 to reserve a tee time and learn more!Tuesday, September 15, 2015Aimee is a project engineer with over 20 years of experience working in the automotive industry. She has a B.S. in Engineering and an MBA from Grand Valley State University and is skilled in mechanical design, project management, process improvement, leadership and people development. During her time in the automotive industry, Aimee became very experienced at building, training and leading ...read moreTuesday, September 15, 2015Zeeland will host its second Fall Peddler’s Market , an artfully & tastefully curious faire downtown on Main Street between Elm and Church Streets on Saturday, September 19 th from 3pm – 8pm. The Peddlers’ Market takes place downtown Zeeland two times a year, both during the Spring (May) as well as the Fall (September). Each event is a celebration to kick off a new season! ...read moreTuesday, September 15, 2015Holland, Michigan, September 3, 2015 – Warner Norcross & Judd LLP has been ranked among the 2015 Best of the Best Top Midwest Law Firms by Midwest Real Estate News . The 48 attorneys in the firm’s Real Estate Services, Real Estate Litigation and Economic Incentives groups were ranked among the top 10 firms of the nearly 90 firms that were reviewed. Warner Norcross was recognized ...read moreFriday, September 04, 2015Holland, MI – Kids’ Food Basket is pleased to announce that it will hold a Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with the West Coast Chamber of Commerce, for its new Holland location at Peace Lutheran Church, 389 James St., from 7:30-9:00 a.m., September 23. Kids’ Food Basket serves nearly 7,000 kids at 38 schools in Grand Rapids, Muskegon and Holland. More than 240 ...read moreFriday, September 04, 2015GRANDVILLE, Mich., September 3, 2015 – Jireh Metal Products, an ISO9001:2008 certified manufacturer of progressive metal stampings, fabrications and assemblies for the office furniture, hardware and automotive industries, today announced it has successfully completed Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification with the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), which is an ...read moreFriday, September 04, 2015Congratulations on the completion of your new facility!