W.K. Kellogg Foundation launches $90M racial equity challenge

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is launching a challenge that will award $90 million over the next nine years to organizations that can build and scale actionable ideas for equitable institutional change.

Michigan COVID-19 deaths climb above 7,000 since March

LANSING — Deaths related to COVID-19 have crossed 7,000 in Michigan, the state health department said Saturday.

Attorney returns to firm

Kreis Enderle Hudgins & Borsos, P.C. has added attorney Mitchell Moldovan to its firm.

Teen opening cereal and breakfast bar in Eastown

A local teen is opening a new hot spot for cereal and breakfast lovers.

Entrepreneurs launch digital advertising firm

Digital Kairoi, a digital advertising firm focused on providing value to brands and agencies in West Michigan, is now open in Grand Rapids.

Local businesses launch Black Lives Matter clothing line

The Mitten Brewing Co. and Malamiah Juice Bar are taking pre-orders for a limited-run of locally printed Black Lives Matter garments and masks.

Consumers Credit Union adds antimicrobial protection for ITMs

A credit union in the region has added safety measures to protect customers who use its interactive teller machines (ITMs).

Catherine’s Health Center receives federal funding to open additional locations

Catherine’s Health Center is opening more clinic locations after multiple community health centers closed due to COVID-19 and other complications.

Downtown Market’s Culinary Conversations panel to focus on mental health

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market’s next Culinary Conversations panel will discuss the topic of mental health issues in the food industry.

Davenport launches short courses for business

Davenport University’s Institute for Professional Excellence (IPEx) in Grand Rapids is offering individuals the opportunity to improve their business skills.








Business Leaders for Michigan appoints new president and CEO

The state’s business roundtable hired the former director of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity as its next president and CEO.

Sock brand launches Black history design

The socially minded clothing brand iNFable unveiled Black History Month sock styles.

Grand Rapids rates among best places to live in US

Grand Rapids was named one of the top 100 best places to live in 2020.

GRAM partners with Johnson & Johnson on vaccine production

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing entered into an agreement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to support the manufacture of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.