Measuring What Matters: Mixing It Up with Local First

by Bri Kilroy When your business has the potential to strengthen the community, it feels good to embrace that power.

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Career and Networking Resources

AIGA West Michigan westmichigan.aiga.org Contact: (212) 807-1990 Purpose: To unite a group of professionals and students with diverse backgrounds and

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Painting the World She Travels: Loralee Grace Creates Art Inspired by Her Adventures Around the Globe

by Kim Gill • photography by Philip Carrel  As we wonder about the past and the future, how will we protect

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Sparrows Coffee Tea & Newsstand announces new coffee roasting facility

New facility expands local coffee roasting industry, creates opportunities for growth and investment in Grand Rapids’ Westside. Continuing its expansion

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Reduce Waste, Enrich Your Life

Here are three surprisingly simple ways to reduce waste and love doing so: 1. Get Only What You Need Wasting

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LocalMotion Awards: Nine Local Businesses Applauded as a Force for Good

photos by Two Eagles Marcus Local First honored nine socially, environmentally and economically responsible businesses, organizations and individuals at the

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Robin Bartells, Gordon Water Systems

Robin Bartells, Sales and Marketing Gordon Water Systems, robinb@gordonwater.com Providing bottled water, coffee service, water treatment – softening, rust removal, chlorine removal,

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Eco-Shopper

While adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle might seem like a major commitment, many people find such an endeavor is far easier

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