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2013-03-15 08:23:44

WARREN, Mich., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Great companies that shine at employee relations will be recognized by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) as "West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For(TM)." This is a highly sought after honor by competing companies throughout the region. These select companies will be honored by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA) on Thursday, May 2 at The Pinnacle Center in the Grand...

2013-03-14 23:02:29

The Grand Rapids Based E-Commerce Startup Again Showed Strong Gains In February; Sales Up 38% In February; Office Furniture Fuel SupplyGeeks.com Growth. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Add another record sales month to the Online Office Supplies E-Tailer's current hot streak. With February coming to a close, SupplyGeeks.com reported their fifth consecutive month of record setting sales. Although specific sales numbers were not given by the private Grand Rapids based startup, they...

2013-03-07 16:24:17

Wellness Contest is first-of-its-kind for Meijer and partner, NuVal GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is partnering with the nutritional scoring program, NuVal, for the first-ever "Nu-Me Weight Loss Challenge" that will incent the 60,000 team members across the retailer's five-state footprint with the opportunity at prize money totaling $15,000 over the three-month contest. The program is the largest health and wellness contest in the retailer's history and...

2013-02-11 23:02:11

The Grand Rapids Children's Museum is expanding its Corporate Recess programs and partnering with business, education and community leaders to organize a major Symposium on Play March 1 at the Eberhard Center and a March 2 Gala focused on Celebrating the Way We Play. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (PRWEB) February 11, 2013 The Grand Rapids Children's Museum is expanding its Corporate Recess programs and partnering with business, education and community leaders to organize a major Symposium on Play...

2013-01-16 16:24:56

Screaming Needle Studios of Grand Rapids, Wyoming, Allendale, MI has been honored with a recognition by Grand Rapids Magazine in its selection of "Best Of Grand Rapids Readers Poll." GRAND RAPIDS, Wyo. and ALLENDALE, Mich., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the January, 2013 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine published by Gemini Publications. Screaming Needle Studios was selected for the following honor: "Best Of Grand Rapids Readers...

2012-12-27 08:21:47

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the nineteenth straight year, Consumers Energy has been awarded a National Electric Utility Award from the National Association of Town Watch for its participation in the "National Night Out" (NNO) crime and drug prevention program. Consumers Energy is the only utility in the country that received recognition for its participation in the 29(th) annual event. The utility hosted activities at its Grand Rapids service center on...

2012-12-04 16:23:28

MUSKEGON, Mich., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Consumers Energy Foundation today awarded a $125,000 grant to support the Muskegon Retail Incubator (MRI), which fosters opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop sustainable retail businesses in downtown Muskegon. It is the 10(th) and final $125,000 matching grant that the utility's foundation has made during 2012 to celebrate the company's 125th anniversary. The anniversary grants generated $2.5 million in total support for important...

2012-11-30 08:23:15

68,000 Brand-New Books Will Go to Children Throughout the Midwest WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan-based retailer Meijer and Random House Children's Books are joining forces with First Book, a nonprofit that provides new books to children in need, to give 68,000 brand-new, high-quality books to children from low-income families in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/DC17316LOGO-b) "We're delighted...

2012-11-27 12:28:26

WARREN, Mich., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitch Albom, the internationally renowned and best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster, and musician, will speak at two Art Van Furniture store events, and sign copies of his newest novel The Time Keeper. The Time Keeper is a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours. The events are part of the on-going Art Van Wonderland celebration at both stores this holiday season....

2012-11-15 12:29:50

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer has announced the winners of the Meijer Next Great Toymaker contest. Wagon of Blocks by Circa Toys in Franklin, N.C. was named the winning toy for the 1-3 years age group and Stack & Stick Cozy Cabin by Peters' Group in Goshen, Ind. for the 4-8 years age group. The toys will be available exclusively on Meijer.com this holiday season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/CG13892-a) (Photo:...