MUSKEGON PUBLIC SCHOOLS OPENS DISTRICT’S FIRST STEAM LAB AT BUNKER ELEMENTARY

Community News |Feb 7, 2023|3 min read
Muskegon, MI – Students at Muskegon Public Schools (MPS) are learning about science and technology in a new, next-generation STEAM lab that opened this week at Bunker Elementary school. The STEAM lab features alignment to state and national curriculum standards in science, mathematics, technology and English Language Arts, and hosts over 400 lessons that include ...
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Mission for Area People Same Name – Same Great Services A New Identity

Community News |Feb 2, 2023|2 min read
Mission for Area People (MAP) is launching a rebranding campaign with a new logo and improved information to our community, supporters, and customers.   “While we continue to provide many of our same services, such as the Healthy Choices Food Pantry with personal care items, Clothing and Household Items Pantry, as well as the Medical/Prescription ...
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Muskegon Lakeshore Economy Continues to Grow

Business News, Chamber Blog |Jan 30, 2023|2 min read
Muskegon, MI – Economist, Dr. Paul Isely, presented the annual Muskegon County Economic Forecast for 2023 to over 350 business leaders at the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce’s Business for Breakfast on Friday, January 27. As the effects of the pandemic fade, the nation will continue to see inflation but Muskegon County is on a ...
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BETTING ON MUSKEGON: Parkland Properties plans ‘flagship’ project at Watermark Center

Business News, Community News |Jan 30, 2023|8 min read
by Kate Carlson MiBiz MUSKEGON — Parkland Properties President Jon Rooks felt a sense of obligation to purchase the former Shaw Walker Furniture Co. building in Muskegon, where the company now plans a $220 million redevelopment. Parkland Properties plans to convert the 15-acre site with abandoned and blighted industrial buildings into a mixed-use development with 450 to ...
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Rolar Products Expands Operations with New Facility

Business News |Jan 30, 2023|3 min read
Implementing High-Tech Equipment and Integrated Software Solutions MUSKEGON, MI – Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) is pleased to announce that Rolar Products, a leading provider of precision machined parts for the medical and aerospace industries, has expanded its operations and moved to a new facility at 2076 Northwoods Drive in Egelston Township. Rolar’s new 60,000 ...
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COLD WEATHER RELIEF IS AVAILABLE AT MUSKEGON RESCUE MISSION

Community News |Jan 27, 2023|1 min read
MUSKEGON, MICH:  With the weather forecast showing temperatures dropping to the low 20s and below in West Michigan over the coming week, men, women and children in need of shelter are reminded the Muskegon Rescue Mission emergency shelters and warming centers at the Men’s Shelter located at 400 W. Laketon Ave and the Women’s and Family ...
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Muskegon’s 2023 Business Excellence Award Winners Announced

Business News, Chamber Blog |Jan 24, 2023|2 min read
Muskegon, MI – The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce will be recognizing six businesses for outstanding performance at the third annual “Business Excellence Awards” Luncheon. This year’s winners set the standard of excellence every day in their business sector.   The 2023 Excellence Award Winners are:   Employer of Choice – Wesco Manufacturing – Smart ...
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MUSKEGON, NEWAYGO AND OCEANA COUNTIES HAVE BEEN AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (DHS)/FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY UNDER THE EMERGENCY FOOD AND SHELTER NATIONAL BOARD PROGRAM.

Business News, Community News |Jan 19, 2023|2 min read
  Muskegon County has been chosen to receive $93,416 Newaygo County $22,461 and Oceana County will get $16,305 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the counties.   The selection was made by a National Board that is chaired by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of ...
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Introducing the Lakeshore Living Show!

Chamber Blog, Community News |Jan 19, 2023|2 min read
Muskegon, MI – The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the Lakeshore Living Show! Formerly the Home, Garden, + Boat Show, the Lakeshore Living Show will feature products and services that showcase the unique lakeshore lifestyle that Muskegon County offers. With miles of beaches, inland lakes and rivers, residents take pride in ...
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