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World Debut of the Boatwright at GR Civic Theatre

World Debut of the Boatwright at GR Civic Theatre

vickiup September 11, 2014 0

Playwright Bo Wilson says he likes it here in Grand Rapids. Visiting the city from his home in Richmond, Virginia to watch his play debut on stage, he says he wants you to walk

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An Opportunity To Grow with Bonnie Nawara

An Opportunity To Grow with Bonnie Nawara

Richelle Kimble September 7, 2014 0

by Hannah Brinks • photo by Adam Bird Bonnie Nawara came to Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) with her feet firmly planted in the business world. In 2010 she became the CEO of

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The Impressionist: Appreciating the Artist Entrepreneur

The Impressionist: Appreciating the Artist Entrepreneur

Richelle Kimble September 6, 2014 0

by Kerri VanderHoff • photo by Two Eagles Marcus Being an entrepreneur is a risky but rewarding business. Adding the title of an artist can cause the risks to go through the roof. Wonderfully,

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Women In Industry

Women In Industry

Richelle Kimble September 4, 2014 0

by Richelle Kimble • photo by Two Eagles Marcus A distinct childhood along with watching their parents create and grow a business has inspired these sisters to continue and improve the family trade. Now,

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Achieving the Promise of a Better Tomorrow

Achieving the Promise of a Better Tomorrow

Bri Kilroy September 2, 2014 0

by Bri Kilroy • photo by Johnny Quirin Remember the saying, “When you’re doing something you love, an hour feels like five minutes”?  In Diana R. Sieger’s case, 27 years “feels like five minutes.”

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Artists Creating Together

Artists Creating Together

Hannah Brinks August 21, 2014 0

Angela Steele, executive director of ACT by Lucia Rios Creating art is not limited to professionals. Being involved with various artistic media is a healthy form of expression for all people. Finding your niche,

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Beyond Boundaries

Beyond Boundaries

Hannah Brinks August 13, 2014 0

by Hannah Brinks • photos above by Two Eagles Marcus Name: Sandy Pickett Age: 74 Dream Vacation: Hawaii, but she admits that “Every trip that I’m on is the dream trip.” Noteworthy Adventures: River

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C. Marcus Stone: of a Different Breed

C. Marcus Stone: of a Different Breed

Hannah Brinks August 11, 2014 0

by Richelle Kimble • photograph by Two Eagles Marcus You’ll likely notice an antique gambling wheel on the fireplace accompanied by a horse figurine, piles of books for inspiration, and notebooks that cage her

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Quilty Pleasures

Quilty Pleasures

Hannah Brinks August 9, 2014 0

by Hannah Brinks ⋅  photography by Steve Loveless QuiltWeek arrives at DeVos Place Convention Center in Grand Rapids from August 20-23. This exciting show allows experienced quilters, as well as new quilt admirers, to

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Local Teen Represents The First Tee of West Michigan

Local Teen Represents The First Tee of West Michigan

Richelle Kimble August 5, 2014 0

Emilio Tobar, an 11th grader at Northview High School, recently attended The First Tee Life Skills & Leadership Academy in San Diego, California.  He was one of 96 participants chosen from across the country. During

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