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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...

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...

2011-10-26 09:33:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first new 5x5 Night of the season looked a lot like the previous 5x5 Night events, with five presenters sharing their ideas in five minutes, using five slides in hopes of winning up to $5,000. The final presentation of the night, however, was the one that was perhaps the most anticipated. Rick DeVos, founder of Pomegranate Studios, the organization behind 5x5 Night introduced a new, public voting approach to determining the five...

2011-10-13 07:00:00

The Michigan High School Robotics Association and the Grandville Academic Team Boosters announce that on Saturday, October 22nd, history will be made in Grandville, Michigan. Twelve high school teams will compete in the 3rd annual Great American River Race. Race sponsors expect the fully autonomous boats in this yearâs race to break all prior speed records, and several boats could finish the race with top speeds of more than 50mph. Grandville, Michigan (PRWEB) October 13, 2011...

2011-09-08 11:17:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An interactive experience showcasing the six-word entries from the My Grand Rapids in Six Words (MyGR6) movement was unveiled this morning at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Celebrating the community of Grand Rapids, the interactive experience will be open to the public beginning September 10 through the end of the year. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/DE64870-a ) (Logo:...

2011-07-19 15:10:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys announced today the band will be releasing their second CD titled "Country My Whole Life" at The Intersection in Grand Rapids Michigan. "Country My Whole Life" will be the group's second released CD. The 5 song EP was tracked at Sound Field Studios, Grand Rapids, Michigan, by Pete Bass. Sound Field is a beautiful barn turned studio with wild turkeys in the yard and deer along the driveway. Sound Field was...

2011-07-05 10:16:00

FREMONT, Mich., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fremont Insurance announced today its sponsorship of the 2011 USCA Canoe & Kayak National Championships race on the Muskegon River in Newaygo, Michigan this August. The Company's sponsorship will help support local and national media covering the race by providing infrastructure connections, such as Wi-Fi and electrical access, at designated areas during the race. In the only international athletic competition in Michigan this year, nearly...

2011-06-04 00:00:03

City 'feels the love' from around the world as single-take lipdub video goes viral. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 The Grand Rapids LipDub, a video created to promote Grand Rapids in response to recent negative publicity, hit the million-view mark on YouTube early Tuesday morning, less than five days after its release on May 26, and has now climbed past 1.3 million views. "With over a million YouTube views over the weekend, worldwide media coverage, and links and posts popping up in...

2010-12-30 07:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its on-going commitment to support the communities where it does business, supercenter chain Meijer has announced it will donate 35 reconditioned semi-tractors to local food banks, academic organizations and law enforcement throughout the Midwest. The announcement was made today by Rick Keyes, executive vice president of supply chain operations and manufacturing for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer. (Photo:...