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Andy Johnston Earns Elite Certification

Andy Johnston Earns Elite Certification

By Elizabeth Cyr | July 23, 2021

Grand Rapids Chamber leader part of latest Certified Chamber Executive class Andy Johnston, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Grand Rapids Chamber, has been designated as a Certified Chamber […]

Housing Michigan Coalition’s Bi-Partisan Attainable Housing Bills Pass Senate 

Housing Michigan Coalition’s Bi-Partisan Attainable Housing Bills Pass Senate 

By Maddie Werley | June 17, 2021

 Tools Supporting Critical Workforce Housing Head to Michigan House  Lansing, Michigan – The members of the Housing Michigan Coalition, led by the Grand Rapids Chamber, Michigan Municipal League, Home Builders Association of Michigan and […]

GR Chamber Political Action Committee Announces Endorsements

By Maddie Werley | June 9, 2021

The Friends of West Michigan Business supports candidates for Senate District 28 and Mayor of Kentwood Today, the Friends of West Michigan Business, the Grand Rapids Chamber Political Action Committee […]

Leading in Different Ways | Emerging Leaders: Session 4

By Maddie Werley | June 8, 2021

Emerging Leaders Series 2021 is underway! This group of leaders is primed for connection, learning and impact. We are excited to add our ELS Blog Series, where each session will be […]

The Chamber News | February 2021 1

The Chamber News | June 2021

By Maddie Werley | June 7, 2021

Published bi-monthly, The Chamber News is a great way to keep up-to-date on Chamber happenings, recently joined members, ribbon cuttings and more. Read here! Recently Joined Members Please join us […]

Leading Edge Program Develops Lasting Connections

By Maddie Werley | June 7, 2021

The Grand Rapids Chamber’s suite of leadership programs works to intentionally curate groups of cross-sector and cross-community individuals to learn and grow together. Participants work on their individual leadership skills […]

Celebrating Pride Month | Guest Blog by Rowan Leo

By Maddie Werley | June 7, 2021

It’s Pride Month, and like most members of the LGBTQIA+ community, I’m celebrating the occasion. Still, like several others in my community, there was a time when I didn’t celebrate […]

Finding Your Strengths | Emerging Leaders Series: Session 3

Finding Your Strengths | Emerging Leaders Series: Session 3

By Maddie Werley | May 27, 2021

Emerging Leaders Series 2021 is underway! This group of leaders is primed for connection, learning and impact. We are excited to add our ELS Blog Series, where each session will […]

MIOSHA Permanent Rules Rescinded

MIOSHA Permanent Rules Rescinded

By Maddie Werley | May 24, 2021

Employees return to office with added clarity.  Today, office employees in Michigan have been welcomed back with a maskless smile (if vaccinated) – a move that the Grand Rapids Chamber and the Reopen Michigan Safely coalition have been advocating for […]

New Signage to Reflect Updated Mask Guidance

By Maddie Werley | May 19, 2021

With the announcement that masks are no longer necessary for anyone who is fully vaccinated, we are happy to provide our members with updated signage options for your place of […]