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Chamber Applauds Kent County Commission for Supporting Restaurants

By Mia Jankowiak | March 25, 2021

Kent County to waive food licensing fees in 2021 Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber is grateful for the action by the Kent County Board of Commissioners this […]

Your Investment in the Grand Rapids Chamber

By Mia Jankowiak | March 24, 2021

Thank you for your continued investment in the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. It is members like you that have helped cultivate a thriving and prosperous West Michigan for […]

HealthBar – Helping Businesses Resume Normalcy, Safely

By Mia Jankowiak | March 24, 2021

HealthBar – Helping Businesses, Organizations, and Individuals, Resume Normalcy, Safely. HealthBar was founded by Nathan Baar, a registered nurse with over 11 years of clinical, leadership, and administrative experience. These […]

2021 Health Care Summit Recap

By Mia Jankowiak | March 23, 2021

The Grand Rapids Chamber reflected on the pandemic-induced outcomes of the past year as well as envisioned the future of health care at this morning’s Health Care Summit, sponsored by Blue […]

Chamber Partners with Green Giftz to Raise Funds for Vaccine Clinic Volunteer Meals

By Mia Jankowiak | March 18, 2021

Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Grand Rapids Chamber has partnered with locally and woman-owned Green Giftz, to donate 500 t-shirts to those volunteering at the West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at […]

Networking After the Event – With Director of Business Services, Mark Allen

By Mia Jankowiak | March 16, 2021

Networking After the Event Attending a networking event is the first step to building and expanding your network and connections.  One of the most common mistakes networkers make is taking […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Call for Venue Clarity Garners Increasing Support

By Mia Jankowiak | March 12, 2021

More than Two Dozen Organizations in Michigan Advocate Need for Clearer Guidance Grand Rapids, Michigan – Earlier this week, a letter signed by a dozen organizations asked Governor Whitmer and […]

OutPro Event: Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility in Your Organization

By Mia Jankowiak | March 12, 2021

Our first OutPro event of the year, “Celebrating Transgender Day of Visibility in your Organization” was a success.  We featured Skyler Blankenship as our speaker to share best practices for […]

Grand Rapids Chamber Director of Inclusion Obtains Prestigious Diversity Coach Certification

By Mia Jankowiak | March 11, 2021

Ken James holds the only Executive Diversity Certification in West Michigan Grand Rapids, Michigan – Grand Rapids Chamber director of inclusion, Ken James has obtained his Executive Certification in Diversity […]

In Like a Lion

By Mia Jankowiak | March 8, 2021

The Chamber’s Government Affairs team kicked off Women’s History Month by featuring two impactful and significant leaders at our March 1st Breakfast with Legislators, the first of two this month. […]