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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...

2011-06-29 09:52:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering a healthy dose of good news to Midwest families, Meijer announced today that its free pre-natal vitamins prescription program has filled its 1,000,000th prescription, at a cost savings of nearly $14 million to Midwest families. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/meijer/50770/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110629/MM22967 ) The...

2009-09-22 07:03:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing to adapt to its customers' changing needs, Meijer has launched its latest innovative program for time-starved shoppers in Chicagoland: Grocery Express, a service that combines the convenience of online shopping with the ease, speed and attention offered by a personal shopper. The program, which is now offered at the Meijer stores in St. Charles and Aurora, allows shoppers to select grocery and health & beauty care products...

2009-07-22 11:53:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest retailer Meijer is expanding its sourcing of local produce with an increased emphasis on their "Home Grown" initiative which is expected to boost local economies throughout the Midwest by purchasing even more fresh produce from local farmers. The announcement was made today by Hank Meijer, Co-Chairman and C.E.O. of the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based supercenter chain. "Meijer has always been one of the largest purchasers of locally grown...

2008-12-04 10:33:48

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Meijer Inc. girl's hat and mitten sets due to a choking hazard. The winter clothing sets include magnets in the hat that can detach, posing a hazard to children, the commission said. About 100 of the sets, imported from China by Meijer Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich., were sold in Midwest stores from August to October for about $12. The hat and mitten sets are made of cotton with pink, lavender, orange and green stripes...


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