Like. Vote. Make An Impact In Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Beginning with today’s GRCC 100th Anniversary Logo Contest voting cycle, starting at 12 noon today (11-9-12) and ending at noon tomorrow, every “Like” for a logo on the GRCC 100th Anniversary Facebook page will not only mean one vote. Each vote cast will translate into a $1 donation from GRCC (of up to $1000) to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. Time to vote!

Photos: Food Network’s Chef Jeff Visits GRCC

Chef Jeff Henderson is an accomplished chef and successful businessman, an author, a popular Food Network personality and a sought-after inspirational speaker whose story will soon be chronicled in a movie produced by Will Smith.  Yesterday he visited with students at the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, which included an incredible demonstration at the Pietro & Regina Culinary Amphitheater.

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Raider Salute To Those Who Contributed To Success Of Infrastructure Upgrade Info Session

A huge thanks to all who contributed to making yesterday’s GRCC INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADE RENOVATION INFORMATIONAL SESSION a HUGE success! We had over 100 suppliers and contractors in attendance where we shared valuable information on how to engage in our bond projects, particularly as related to BIM (Building Information Modeling). Those in attendance were enthusiastic and we received a plethora of valuable feedback and positive comments.
Raul Alvarez, Dale Betts,  Duane David, Melissa  Davis, Dewayn Faber, Lisa Frieburger, Vicki Janowiak, Abbot Kastanek, Mike Kidder, Holly Kleyn, Klaas Kwant, Scott Martin, Joe Milito, Malinda Powers, Dorothy Sadony, Thomas Smith, Jim VanDokkumburg, Donovan Wallace, Becky Yoder, Tim Zerfas  and all others who contributed – we couldn’t have done it without you. Thank you!
Mansfield W. Matthewson
Director of Purchasing

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American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Donations Needed

The GRCC Wellness Department is collecting donations to help families on the East Coast affected by Hurricane Sandy.  Please join this effort by asking those your personal and professional networks to help by making a donation. Donations are being accepted by Melanie Schiele Gady in the GRCC Wellness Department until November 20, 2012.  Checks can be made payable to the American Red Cross: Hurricane Sandy Relief. All donations will be sent to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief.

Thank You!

The GRCC Wellness Department

“Making Lives Healthier Each Day Inside and Out”

GRCC In The News 11-9-12

U.S. Air Force band brings free concert to GR
Nov 9, 2012 WZZM
One of the twelve bands in the U.S. Air Force will be in Grand Rapids Friday giving a free concert. The USAF Band of Flight Concert Band will be back in West Michigan for the first time since 2007 when they were here performing at President Ford’s funeral. Grand Rapids Community College and The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and Museum have teamed up to make the concert possible.

Suspicous package not a threat at GRCC
WZZM Nov 9 2012
UPDATE 8:15 am: The suspicious package found near GRCC turned out to be construction equipment, and was not a threat. Police are re-opening the streets and allowing people back into the area. GRCC classes will begin again starting at 11:30 am.

Suspicious package shuts down streets, classes in Grand Rapids
Detroit Free Press, November 9, 2012
A suspicious package found near Grand Rapids Community College turned out to be construction equipment, and was not a threat. Police had shut down streets in the downtown area of Grand Rapids and delayed the start of classes at the school.

Suspicious package near GRCC caused huge commotion — turned out to be construction box
Mlive November 09, 2012
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A suspicious box found near the Grand Rapids Community College campus and Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital caused a huge commotion this morning, but turned out to be a plastic tote left by construction workers.