Diversity

Development News Linear Park will transform the south side of Nine Mile between Scotia and Rosewood in Oak Park.
Feature Story Jib-Bob Korean Restaurant Owner

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Feature Story Minority Business list

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Feature Story Minority business owners are a powerful force. According to the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, minority business owners create half the new jobs in this country.

Great Lakes Bay Region works to create an inclusive business community


Development News A grand opening to celebrate the new restaurant is scheduled for Tuesday, March 2.
Longform New Foundry CEO Rich Chang.
Longform On the Ground Battle Creek Leonard Harris
Feature Story By taking the survey, you have the opportunity to share your story.
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Feature Story “I want Apothecary to do coffee and to do coffee extremely well. I’m keeping my focus on coffee. Just focus on one thing and do it extremely well,” Miguel Williams says.
Development News “I wasn’t a big reader but I want my kids to be,” says Monica Papasian. “Knowledge is power.”
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Feature Story Dr. Debra Furr Holden is a Flint native and Associate Dean for Public Health Integration at Michigan State University, Division of Public Health in the College of Human Medicine.
Feature Story Robyn Afrik is Ottawa County’s Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Ottawa County DEI office details first year on the job


Feature Story Joe Matthews is the Vice President of Purchasing and Diversity Officer for Zeeland-based Gentex Corp.

Lakeshore Advantage launches 'certify your business' video series


Feature Story YAC Chair Andrew Ky is a senior at West Ottawa High School.
Feature Story Kwame Alexander will visit Hope College virtually during a Big Read Black History Month event Feb. 26.

Celebrating Black History Month on the Lakeshore


Development News “We wanted to facilitate this exhibit. We want to tell this story but it’s not necessarily our story to tell, so we needed the community’s help,” says Andrew Kercher.
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