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ATHENA Leadership Forum: Imposter Syndrome & Confidence in the Workplace 4

ATHENA Leadership Forum: Imposter Syndrome & Confidence in the Workplace

By Maddie Werley | February 15, 2021

Learn more about the February ATHENA Leadership Forum from ATHENA Council Member Krashawn Martin, Recreation Supervisor for the City of Wyoming Parks and Recreation. Do I belong here? Am I […]

Top Chamber Priority Receives $370M in State Budget

By Mia Jankowiak | February 11, 2021

The Grand Rapids Chamber has prioritized child care as both a strategy to support early childhood outcomes and help Michiganders overcome obstacles to participate in the workforce. “We are thrilled […]

Michigan Wedding Venues Don’t Feel the Love

By Mia Jankowiak | February 9, 2021

Wedding venues remain under severe restrictions as the state readies for Valentine’s Day Grand Rapids, Michigan – Last week the Grand Rapids Chamber organized a letter signed by more than […]

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The Chamber News | February 2021

By Maddie Werley | February 8, 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 […]

Black History Month: Reflections and Inspiration

By Mia Jankowiak | February 8, 2021

This post was written by Emily Smith, Inclusion Manager for the Grand Rapids Chamber, in recognition of Black History Month. During Black History Month, we honor the courage and resilience […]

Introducing the first Chamber Champion, Karen McCarthy

Introducing the first Chamber Champion, Karen McCarthy

By Mia Jankowiak | February 8, 2021

What is a Chamber Champion? A Chamber Champion is a new recognition that the Grand Rapids Chamber will begin celebrating in 2021. Throughout the year, we’ll highlight the individuals who […]

The Importance of Black History

By Mia Jankowiak | February 8, 2021

This post was written by Ken James, Director of Inclusion for the Grand Rapids Chamber, in recognition of Black History Month. Working on behalf of the Grand Rapids Chamber as […]

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Join us for the 2021 Health Care Summit!

By Chantell | February 8, 2021

Friday, March 13, 2020. The mysterious virus making its way through Asia and Europe has landed on American soil. Sporting events and concert tours are postponed or canceled entirely. Employers […]

Four Tips to Make the Most of Virtual Networking

Five Tips to Make the Most of Virtual Networking

By Maddie Werley | February 8, 2021

We’re nearly a year into work-from-home life. With vaccinations administered across the country and things slowly reopening, the truth is many of us will continue to work, go to school, […]

World of Winter Festival

World of Winter Festival

By Maddie Werley | February 8, 2021

With frigid temperatures and plenty of snow over the last week, there’s no denying winter is upon us. The winter season brings unique challenges as we try to stay safe […]