Hispanic chamber announces nominees for annual awards

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees in each category for its annual awards.The chamber will announce the winners at...

Theater screening Grand Rapids Latin American Film Festival

A Latin film festival this weekend will feature nine award-winning works from Brazil, Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Uruguay.The free, seventh-annual Grand...

Downtown museum producing Ethnic Heritage Festival

A downtown museum is producing a day-long festival this weekend to celebrate the ethnicities that make up the region.The Grand Rapids Public Museum will...

College hosts national speakers for MLK week

A local college is hosting several nationally known speakers to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Grand Valley State University...

College produces panel on immigrants and refugees

A local college will host a panel of immigrant advocates to discuss the obstacles and opportunities immigrants and refugees face in the U.S.Grand Valley...

College hosts Japanese contingent

A group of students and faculty from a Japanese university recently spent a week at a local college.The group from Hokuriku Gakuin University, HGU, visited...

Church hosts Greek festival

The aromas of smoked lamb and the sounds of traditional Greek folk music will be in the air at a local church this weekend.Holy...

Firm hosts Latino Law Day

Dozens of West Michigan students recently got a chance to see how a courtroom works as part of a special event hosted by a...

Black Women Connect GR produces forum on race and policing

A local chamber-backed group is hosting a forum on race and policing in town tonight.Black Women Connect GR, a networking group by the Grand...

Hispanic chamber produces golf tournament

A Hispanic chamber is hosting a golf tournament in town next week.Registration is open through Friday for the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's...

Grand Rapids chamber names inaugural Elevate class

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has named the inaugural class for a program designed to grow minority-owned businesses.Five local entrepreneurs have been...

Hispanic chamber names award winners

More than 500 people gathered last night for the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala.The event featured six award winners and a...

MSU Black Alumni chapter produces Go Green for Education

The Grand Rapids chapter of the Michigan State University Black Alumni group is producing an event this week to encourage support for higher education.The...

Chamber names diversity award winners

A local university and a nonprofit executive will be honored this month by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce for their commitments to...

Positive Black Women names Trailblazer winner

The original coordinator of Grand Valley State University’s women’s studies program has been honored by a campus diversity group.Former GVSU associate professor Doris Rucks...

Chamber rolls out development program for minority businesses

A program tailored to accelerate the growth of local minority-owned businesses is inching closer toward launch.The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing...

Hispanic chamber produces Business Expo

Time is running out to reserve booth space at an event that will celebrate the Hispanic business community.The 2015 Hispanic Chamber Business Expo will...

’30 Days $30 Challenge’ spotlights African-American businesses

Consumers are being asked to make a difference in the health of African-American businesses, as well as the overall economic empowerment of the African-American...

Partners produce Young Professionals of Color Conference

The Young Professionals of Color Conference this Wednesday will focus on the theme “Good is Not Enough: Excellence Should be Your Standard.”Conference attendees will...

Grand Rapids chamber creates group for African-American women

Black Women Connect GR is planning to do exactly what its name says.The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce said yesterday that it has...

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