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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...

2012-10-01 10:27:45

ADA, Mich., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticor, parent company of Amway, is seeking buyers for its eCoupled(TM) wireless power intellectual property (IP) developed by its subsidiary, Fulton Innovation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/DE83521LOGO-a ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/DE83521LOGO-b ) For the past several years, Fulton Innovation has invested in the research, development and commercialization of intelligent wireless power for consumer...

2012-09-10 06:33:58

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of West Michigan's premiere design firms, Progressive AE and Design Plus, today announced they have merged to create one of the area's largest full-service design firms specializing in architecture, engineering and interior design. The combined entity brings together two respected and growing market leaders with nearly 85 years of experience, more than 150 full-time professionals and annual revenues of more than $25 million. Financial...

2012-08-22 06:22:54

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Crain's Michigan Business and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) are partnering to host the first ever Grand Rapids House Party on August 29. The event will showcase the amazing people and places of Grand Rapids while helping party goers build their network of contacts in the community. "One of our priorities at the Chamber is to help people connect and build...

2012-06-18 10:24:20

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute officials announce a commencement ceremony to honor the first graduates of the Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS), a program established in 2007 with the goal of training Ph.D. scientists through a curriculum that closely represents the way scientists conduct research. The VAIGS program is grounded in the academic disciplines of biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and genetics, while students receive...

2012-05-21 23:01:13

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend celebrations, residents of the Kentwood community near Grand Rapids are invited to the grand opening of Jake´s Fireworks with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 1 p.m. Friday, May 25. The ceremony marks Jake´s Firework´s emerging presence as the top fireworks provider in the state of Michigan since a new law was signed into effect January 1, 2012 lifting the state´s ban on the use and sales of consumer grade fireworks. KENTWOOD, MI (PRWEB)...

2012-05-21 10:22:34

Charles Zhang of Grand Rapids, MI has been honored with a recognition by Grand Rapids Business Journal in its selection of "Top Area Certified Financial Planners." GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the April 2012 issue of Grand Rapids Business Journal published by Gemini Publications, Charles Zhang was selected for the following honor: "Top Area Certified Financial Planners" (Photo:...

2012-05-03 10:24:30

HUDSONVILLE, Mich., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to being named an Elite winner in West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For annual awards competition, only a select few fit the bill. The 2012 Elite winners were announced today by the Michigan Business and Professional Association (MBPA), which presents the awards, at a luncheon honoring all of the West Michigan's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for. This is the 10th year that the MBPA has...

2012-04-26 02:33:57

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After weeks of speculation, Rick DeVos' Pomegranate Studios, creator of ArtPrize, Momentum and 5x5 Night, today introduced its latest initiative before a crowd of Michigan business leaders. Called Start Garden, it is a new venture capital fund that will invest $5,000 in two ideas each week, then continue to invest incrementally as they gain momentum. The fund is backed by a $15 million dollar commitment from the DeVos family. The Start...

2012-03-29 06:23:21

WARREN, Mich., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being green has become a standard of good business strategy in Michigan and the companies that have demonstrated the sharpest focus on inspiring sustainability and showing leadership in Green initiatives will be among the first to be named a 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies(TM). The 101 Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies awards program honors companies from all industries that are focused on being more sustainable,...