GRCC in the News: 10/29/09

Retrained Grand Rapids mother thanks Govenor Granholm for Michigan’s No Worker Left Behind program
By Aaron Ogg | The Grand Rapids Press | October 28, 2009, 11:08PM

GRAND RAPIDS — Datasha Merritt said a state career training program helped get her back on her feet after she lost a human resources job two years ago.  “It feels good,” the 37-year-old Grand Rapids woman said. “I don’t have the false sense of comfort I had before. I know things could change at any time.” […] Gov. Jennifer Granholm visited Grand Rapids Community College‘s Tassell M-TEC campus, 622 Godfrey Ave. SW, to tout the program’s strides and discuss its future.  (More)

Grand Rapids plan for wind turbines at water plant faces federal, Grand Haven Township scrutiny
By Jim Harger | The Grand Rapids Press | October 29, 2009, 5:36AM

GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP — Will the wind someday carry water from Lake Michigan to Grand Rapids water customers?  It will if Grand Rapids officials put together a $15 million proposal to build two wind turbines on land the city owns next door to its Lake Michigan Water Filtration Plant. […] Company principal Roger Rehkopf said the joint venture has several projects involving Grand Rapids Community College and Hope College.  (More)

West Michigan baseball figures weigh in on World Series
By Steve Vedder | The Grand Rapids Press | October 28, 2009, 10:30AM

Chad Curtis Of all the thoughts that come to a player’s mind while playing in the World Series, Chad Curtis remembers one above all others. […] Mike Cupples, GRCC baseball coach: Phillies in seven. “It’s a toss up to me. The Yankees and Phillies are the two best teams, but we haven’t had a repeater (champion) in years.”  (More)

Granholm at GRCC to tout ‘No Worker’: She will discuss progress of No Worker Left Behind
WOOD TV | Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009, 10:54 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – Gov. Jennifer Granholm was at Grand Rapids Community College Wednesday, touting progress by the No Worker Left Behind program.  (More)

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