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Feature Story Michigan Veteran Entrepreneur (MVE)-Lab hosts pitch nights. (MVE)

Entrepreneurial program for veterans coming to Muskegon

Michigan Veteran Entrepreneur (MVE)-Lab will be coming to Muskegon to offer veterans the opportunity to become entrepreneurs

West Michigan Student Showcase returns for 42nd year

Carla Flanders will lead the annual celebration showcasing nearly 250 students from 35 different school districts throughout Muskegon, Ottawa, Oceana, Newaygo, and Mason counties. 

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Young professionals group plans its first leadership conference

The Holland/Zeeland Young Professionals (HYP) plans to host its first-ever leadership conference, dubbed the Future Leaders Conference, on Feb. 16 at the Holland Civic Center Place.

Feature Story Nick Nykerk, leff, and Phil LaMothe are the new members of the Lakeshore Advantage board. (LA)

New leadership on Lakeshore Advantage board brings expertise in key focus industries

Phil LaMothe, plant manager of fairlife in Coopersville, and Nick Nykerk, president of Lakewood Construction in Holland, have joined the Lakeshore Advantage board. 

Feature Story A replica of the first cabin built in Holland, Mich.

Holland history: The founding of a town — religious roots and other reasons

Religious freedom was only one of the reasons that drove Dutch settlers — including Holland founder Albertus van Raalte — to the new world.

Feature Story OnPoint provides care at its facilities and also via mobile crisis response.

OnPoint’s mobile crisis team brings help to Allegan County residents with urgent mental health needs

OnPoint’s Community Mental Health Mobile Crisis Intervention Program is available 24/7/365 with a supervisor and two clinicians on-call at all times. 

Feature Story The 2022 Holland Human Relations Commission Social Justice Awards recipients pose for a picture after the awards ceremony.

Miles of Smiles, public defender among social justice award winners

I AM Academy, Heights of Hope, and social justice advocate Ann Weller were also among the award recipients who "exemplify the virtues of social justice by promoting equal opportunity and equal access for residents of Holland."

Feature Story Shaun Page (left), Chick-fil-A Operator, presenting a check to Action House CEO Scott Rumpsa (right)

Lakeshore nonprofit wins $75,000 through Chick-fil-A’s ‘True Inspiration Awards’

Community Action House plans to use these funds to further expand services at its recently opened Food Club & Opportunity Hub in Holland. 

Feature Story Taylor Twork, a GVSU student,  is a recipient of the Thomas and Susan Den Herder Education Scholarship.

How to apply for nearly $900K in scholarships with one application

College, trade school, and high school students can apply for scholarships from the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area with one easy application.

Feature Story From left: Dennis Young, Tom Sikkema and Melinda Young.

Ride YourWay fills niche for wheelchair-accessible transportation service in West Michigan

Last year demand for Ride YourWay grew nearly ten-fold. The company now has seven wheelchair-accessible vans and one ambulatory sedan to serve clients from Muskegon to Kalamazoo.

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