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2014-07-14 23:09:35

Greater Grand Rapids Struck by Violent Storm on the Night of July 6th Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Storage Pros Management LLC (http://www.TheStoragePros.com) announced today an offer of 45 days of free storage at any of its 10 Grand Rapids-area storage facilities for victims of the recent Tornado that struck the area on the night of July 6th. Storage Pros’ VP of Operations Peter Spickenagel commented that Storage Pros “is reaching out to the community in which we have...

2014-07-09 23:09:05

New Living Wall at The Rapid Central Station Restores Green Space Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 People waiting to catch a ride at Rapid Central Station will now enjoy one of the area’s largest outdoor living walls. The 500 square foot planted wall was completed last week by a joint effort between LiveWall LLC and Summit Landscape Management of Grand Rapids. The green wall took approximately four days to install and plant with a selection of colorful, cold-hardy...

2014-07-01 16:30:34

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute will host the fifth annual Origins of Cancer symposium, Friday, July 11, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76339 The one-day symposium, held in partnership with the Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies, Inc. (FACS), brings together medical and scientific experts from around the world to discuss the origins of cancer. This year's theme, Beyond the Tumor Cell, highlights inflammation and immune...

2014-06-27 23:02:47

MyWay Mobile Storage of Grand Rapids to Sponsor 4th Annual Grand Rapids Triathlon Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 The Fourth Annual Grand Rapids Triathlon was run on Sunday, June 9. MyWay Mobile Storage, the leading provider of moving and storage solutions, has been a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Triathlon, since the inaugural event in 2011. MyWay supplies units throughout the course that are used as aid stations. Their headquarters at 3696 Northridge Dr. Suite 20, Grand...

2014-06-13 23:06:39

Processing Point, a leading provider of payment processing and time and attendance tracking solutions, is a proud sponsor of the Grand Rapids Sled Wings’ 7th annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf event. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Processing Point is once again sponsoring the annual “Rinks to Links” charity golf tournament to help raise money for the Grand Rapids Sled Wings team. This year’s event is scheduled for Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Big Rapids, MI and is expected...

2014-04-30 16:31:49

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute (VAI), a center for biomedical research and science education, appointed Mark Meijer to its board of trustees on April 21, 2014. "We are incredibly fortunate to have Mark join us," said David Van Andel, VAI chairman and chief executive officer. "As the founder of Life E.M.S. Ambulance, Mark brings a unique perspective that blends health care, compassion and an entrepreneurial spirit. His expertise will be...

2014-04-17 16:27:29

Van Andel Institute Hosts Second Annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence Dinner and Awards Ceremony GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual Carol Van Andel Angel of Excellence dinner and award presentation took place on April 17, 2014. The event, hosted by Van Andel Institute (VAI), honored individuals who have made a significant contribution to the Institute through volunteer service, philanthropy, special event support, innovation or scientific...

2014-04-11 12:22:51

More than $3,000 in QuiltWeek Awards Available GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Experience Grand Rapids has announced the inaugural 2014 Young Textile Art Challenge. The contest, hosted in conjunction with the American Quilter's Society (AQS) 2014 Grand Rapids QuiltWeek®, is open to artists ages 18-30. With more than $3,000 in prize money available, organizers hope the competition will encourage younger textile artists to enter the competition and attend the show....

2014-04-07 12:34:31

Retailer continues to be a destination for healthcare needs with Meijer Optical shops GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today that it has selected U.S. Vision, Inc. as its exclusive vision center in its stores moving forward in an effort to enhance its retail healthcare services across the Midwest. U.S. Vision, a separately owned and operated company based in Glendora, N.J., is currently a tenant in 50 Meijer stores in Michigan, Indiana,...

2014-04-02 08:26:38

Now available from the Howard Books division of Simon & Schuster NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In his fifth book, Rich DeVos shares the story of his remarkable life, from his humble beginnings to the friendship with Jay Van Andel that led to the founding of Amway and to his many achievements as a global business icon. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/DE93402 "Simply Rich: Life and Lessons from the Cofounder of Amway" published by the...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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