Consumers Energy Foundation Announces $500,000 in Second Annual “People Awards”

Business News |Jan 20, 2022|3 min read
Three Vital Projects Will Help People in Muskegon, Holland and Lansing JACKSON, Mich., Jan. 20, 2022 – The Consumers Energy Foundation today announced grants totaling nearly $500,000 for three People Award projects, based in Muskegon, Holland and Lansing, providing basic needs for vulnerable populations and preparing Michiganders for workforce success. People award grants support nonprofit ...
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Hackley Public Library 2022 February Programs

Community News |Jan 18, 2022|4 min read
January 18, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Muskegon, MI Hackley Public Library – 2022 February Programs hackleylibrary.org  |  facebook.com/HackleyPL/  |  231-722-8000  | askus@hackleylibrary.org  |  316 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon, MI, 49440   Hackley Public Library has new hours! Main Hackley Library Building Mon-Tues: 9-7pm Wed-Sat: 9-5pm Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department) Tues-Sat: 10-5pm Programs/Events (please ...
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Greater Muskegon Economic Development Requests Input from Local Residents in President Search

Business News, Community News |Jan 18, 2022|2 min read
The Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) has engaged Amy Cell Talent to begin its search for its next president. To best serve the needs of their local community, GMED has launched a public survey to get feedback about the qualities and experiences needed for their next president. The new president will be charged with driving ...
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The Transformation of Downtown Muskegon

Chamber Blog, Community News |Jan 12, 2022|2 min read
Downtown Muskegon Michigan has experienced unprecedented growth and transformation over the past 20 years.  To understand the magnitude of the change in this Lake Michigan coastal city, a video was produced to highlight the community development process. “Seeing the progress of downtown through the lens of a videographer is impressive to say the least” says ...
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Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber Welcomes New Board of Directors

Chamber Blog |Jan 11, 2022|2 min read
The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce announces the appointment of Shawn Buckner, Regional Vice President of Operations at Meijer, as Chair of the Board of Directors for a one-year term, effective January 1, 2022.  Buckner will be replacing Dave Hazekamp, President of Hazekamp Premier Foods. In addition, Anna Duggins, Attorney at Parmenter Law, Jonathan Wilson, ...
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SMITH HAUGHEY WELCOMES ATTORNEY JULIANNA HYATT-WIERZBICKI

Business News |Jan 10, 2022|1 min read
Grand Rapids, Mich., January 6, 2022 — Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce that attorney Julianna (Julie) M. Hyatt-Wierzbicki has joined the firm’s Muskegon office. Representing both individuals and businesses in complex commercial, real estate, and collection matters as well as in divorce, custody, personal injury, and domestic disputes, Julie has counseled ...
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TRAMEC SLOAN ACQUIRES PENZ PRODUCTS, INC.

Business News |Jan 10, 2022|2 min read
HOLLAND, MI, January 7, 2022: Tramec Sloan, a division of Tramec, LLC, announced the acquisition of Penz Products, Inc. on December 31, 2021, bringing together two established US manufacturers to broaden and strengthen manufacturing capabilities. Penz Products is a diverse manufacturer, located in Mishawaka, Indiana, serving a variety of markets, principally commercial vehicles. It was ...
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Everything you need to know about Michigan’s Redistricting

Chamber Blog, Community News |Jan 10, 2022|1 min read
Redistricting is the process we use to change the size and locations of districts to determine who represents local citizens in government. On December 28th, Michigan’s Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC) approved three final maps for U.S. House, Michigan State House and State Senate. These lines, drawn for the first time by an independent commission, ...
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SMITH HAUGHEY NAMES NEW SHAREHOLDER

Business News |Jan 6, 2022|2 min read
Grand Rapids, Mich., January 5, 2022 — Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge is pleased to announce that Thomas J. Vitale has been named a Shareholder of the firm. Tom has been part of the firm since joining Smith Haughey from a Detroit-based firm in early 2019, and concentrates his practice in construction, business and real ...
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Kitchen 242 – 7 years Later

Community News |Jan 4, 2022|5 min read
Kitchen 242, located at the Muskegon Farmers Market, was created to be a food business incubator when it opened just a little more than 7 years ago. Kitchen incubators and shared kitchen facilities are always in a state of rapid innovation, evolution, and growth and you would think with the pandemic we have been facing ...
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