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Feature Story City employee at the water plant collects samples for testing.

City & County jobs are changing


Feature Story Gentex Discovery Preschool will be the first of its kind in the area with subsidized preschool for first and second shift parents on the Gentex manufacturing site in Zeeland.

Gentex, ODC partner to bring child care to employees


Feature Story Grand Rapids Community College opened its Lakeshore Campus a little more than a year ago. Now, about 1,000 students are enrolled in classes there.

GRCC partners with Haworth, others for flexible new campus


Feature Story Lizzie Dilg has served as the executive director since March of 2022.
Feature Story Jessica Blewett and her husband, Joe, moved back to the area in 2014.
Feature Story Courtney Jerome, small business owner and Epicenter contributor

Finding home: The Jeromes' journey back to Mt. Pleasant


Feature Story Tara Weymon Leonard, MillerKnoll’s vice president of global contract and field marketing, talks to I Am Academy students at the company's Design Yard.

I Am Academy explores future careers at MillerKnoll


Feature Story Team members from Zeeland High School's robotics team — known as Built on Brains, or B.O.B. — were one of two teams to compete at the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics World Championship in Houston last month.

Robotics students are next tech workforce


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Partner Content MyMichigan's EMT and Parademic classes begin January 2022.

MyMichigan Health offers EMT and paramedic classes


Feature Story “Every offender that we can get those convictions taken out of their criminal history is a huge advantage for them going out into the workplace.”

Midland County offers a “Clean Slate” to previous offenders


Partner Content When students complete the GED program, they are offered a full-time position at MidMichigan Health, including a comprehensive benefits package.
Feature Story Kelly PeLong is the executive director of the Disability Network Mid-Michigan
Feature Story The 2021 Promise Scholars: Ricardo Flores, Ebony Roach, Angel Ruiz, Selena Vazquez, Destinee Phasoukvong, Fredy Rincon Perez, Steve Nguyen, Jennifer Dao, Jacqueline Roman, and Alexis Fuentes.
Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.