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2012-03-16 09:04:19

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steelcase today launches a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, and its reinvention as a globally integrated enterprise, focused on the future of work. Known as the long-time leader of the office furniture industry, the company has thrived for a century not only because of its products and manufacturing strength, but because of its core commitment to people at work and its human-centered approach to innovation and design. To...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

National Comedy Booking Agency Plays Major Role in Festival. Family-owned Funny Business Agency worked behind the scenes to select and secure major talent for the 2nd annual Gilda's LaughFest from March 8 - 18, 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Family-owned Funny Business Agency worked behind the scenes to select and secure major talent for the 2nd annual Gilda's LaughFest from March 8 - 18, 2012 in Grand Rapids, MI. John and Jamison Yoder worked daily...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Today in America TV announces air dates for Grand Rapids, Michigan in the month of March 2012. “Furniture City” will be able to watch the award winning program on CNN Headline News via the Charter cable television system. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Know the name Daniel F. Gerber? What about Steelcase? These are two of the well known product brand names made in the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Today in America TV presents March air dates for the area known as...

2012-02-27 11:47:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council Action's (FRC Action) and the Heritage Foundation's Values Bus stopped at Covenant Christian High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan, ahead of tomorrow's GOP presidential primary elections in Michigan and Arizona. FRC Action Senior Vice President Tom McClusky and Heritage Foundation Vice President Genevieve Wood were joined by U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Michigan) and Covenant Christian High...

2012-02-21 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Status Creative, a new advertising and experiential marketing firm, is proud to announce that it has been named the 2011 winner of PR Newswire's Earnie award for the 'Best Use of Video in Social Media;' an honor received for the Grand Rapids Lip Dub. When Newsweek called Grand Rapids a "dying city," Status Creative and the residents took notice. Gathering 5,000 of their closest friends, they took to the streets and created a 9-minute video...

2012-02-16 12:15:00

RANCOCAS, N.J., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SQN Banking Systems (sqnbankingsystems.com), a leading provider of integrated fraud detection and process improvement products for the financial industry, today announced that Grand Rapids State Bank (grsb.com) in Grand Rapids, Minnesota has chosen the company's SQN: Safe Deposit(TM) to help streamline and secure the Bank's safe deposit box operations. The software program is designed to help the Bank's staff to easily verify a safe...

2012-01-30 15:11:00

Screaming Needle Tattoo Studios of Grand Rapids, MI has been honored with a recognition by Grand Rapids Magazine in its selection of "Best Of Grand Rapids." GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the January 2012 issue of Grand Rapids Magazine published by Gemini Publications. Screaming Needle Tattoo Studios was selected for the following honor: (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120130/DC43910) "Best Of...

2012-01-12 06:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As excitement builds toward the biggest football game of the year, Meijer and Johnsonville Sausage are giving their customers an opportunity to get their creative juices flowing - and a chance to win a football fan's ultimate tailgate package - with a football-themed Facebook poetry contest, entitled "Meijer Pigskin Poetry." The contest invites participants to go to the Meijer Facebook page, www.facebook.com/meijer, and create...

2011-12-06 12:36:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Education Institute (VAEI) has signed an agreement with UNCF (United Negro College Fund) to cooperatively recruit students interested in research training in the biomedical sciences, specifically in the cellular, molecular, and genetic biology of human disease. Under the terms of the joint initiative, UNCF and VAEI will work together to recruit qualified students at historically black institutions and place them in two programs:...

2011-12-06 06:00:00

<font size="2" face="Arial"> </font> GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer is taking customer convenience to a whole new level this holiday season by expanding its online holiday offerings -- everything for entertaining to gift-giving to decorating -- to include fresh-cut Fraser fir Christmas trees. The premium and highly popular holiday home centerpieces started shipping on Thanksgiving Day, and sales have exceeded expectations within the first few...