Grants Available for Women Entrepreneurs in Muskegon

Community News |Apr 16, 2024|3 min read
Business Equity Initiative funds supports an economy that works for all   MUSKEGON, MICH. April 18, 2024 – Grants to support women entrepreneurs in Muskegon County are now available, thanks to three women who are targeting financial inequality. The Business Equity Initiative, founded by Nancy McCarthy, Mary Anne Gorman, and Kim Suarez, is devoted to ...

Creating sustainable solutions for the future – near you!

Chamber Blog |Mar 28, 2024|2 min read
Together, we can balance our carbon footprints – with renewable natural gas Ever wondered what happens to water waste once it leaves your home? It ends up in water resource recovery facilities where it is cleaned and purified, then recycled into our non-drinking waterways. DTE Energy partnered with the Grand Rapids Water Resource Recovery Facility ...

Goodwill President and CEO Jeanette Hoyer receives 
international Sustainability Champion Award

Business News, Community News |Mar 21, 2024|2 min read
Mar 13, 2024 PRESS RELEASE Goodwill Industries of West Michigan (GIWM) is delighted to announce that President and CEO Jeanette Hoyer has been honored with the prestigious Goodwill Industries International Sustainability Champion Award for 2024. This esteemed award is presented annually to a Goodwill Industries executive in recognition of their outstanding sustainability practices and accomplishments. ...

AgeWell Services Presents Its Annual “Heels for Meals & More” Fundraiser

Community News |Mar 19, 2024|3 min read
Muskegon, MI — AgeWell Services of West Michigan will host its 9th annual Heels for Meals & More fundraising event on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at the Trillium Event Center in Spring Lake, Michigan. Tickets are $75.00 and include a three-course meal, live music, shoe contest opportunities, auctions and more! Tickets are now available online at . All proceeds will ...

Hackley Public Library April Programs 2024

Community News |Mar 19, 2024|9 min read
March 19, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Muskegon, MI Hackley Public Library Hours Main Hackley Library Building Mon-Tues: 9-7 pm Wed-Sat: 9-5 pm Torrent House (HPL’s Local History/Genealogy Department) Tues-Sat: 10-5 pm     All Ages Programs: Author Visit: Angeline Boulley – Author of Firekeeper’s Daughter In-Person at Orchard View High School Wednesday, April 17 at ...

Celebrating Member Milestones in 2024!

Chamber Blog |Mar 18, 2024|1 min read
Congratulations to all of our members celebrating milestones this year! We are fortunate to have you as a part of the chamber and Muskegon County business community! Members Celebrating 100+ Years! Mart Dock 100 years Milwaukee Clipper 120 years McKenzie-Price 100 years DTE Energy 175 years Radium Photo 115 years   Members Celebrating 5-90 Years! ...

Muskegon Heights Board of Education elects 2024 Board of Education officers

Community News |Jan 30, 2024|1 min read
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI – The Muskegon Heights Public Schools (MHPS) Board of Education elected its officers for the 2024 school year at its annual organizational meeting earlier this month. President Trinell Scott, Vice President Safornia Johnson-Pierce, Secretary Marjorie Cook, Treasurer Estelita Rankin and Trustees Marianne Darnell and Mark Glover will continue service to the Board ...

Goodwill awarded Barrier Removal and Employment Success (BRES) grant

Community News |Jan 29, 2024|2 min read
$568,594 to provide employment training and support services MUSKEGON, Mich. — Goodwill Industries of West Michigan (GIWM) was recently awarded a $568,594 Barrier Removal and Employment Success (BRES) Expansion Grant from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) to provide programming to support employment and reemployment of at-risk individuals, and to remove barriers to ...

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