Hospitality served with care
March 5, 2013; Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
After nearly 20 years in the culinary industry, Dave DeBrot has tried on a few different kitchens.
A Michigan native, he learned about banquets and cooking for crowds with his first kitchen job at the Amway Hotel in Grand Rapids. From there, a connection through a pastry instructor brought him to Milwaukee to work with Sanford D’Amato at Coquette Café and Sanford.
… Q. Did you go to culinary school?
A. I studied culinary arts at Grand Rapids Community College in Michigan. It’s a fantastic culinary department. My pastry instructor was on the U.S. Olympic pastry team as their coach. There was a wealth of information.
Generation X & Y for MI: Connecting neighborhoods and community
March 5, 2013; The Rapidian
Much has been reported about college graduates and skilled talent leaving Michigan over the last decade to seek better job opportunities. This massive migration of talent, also known as Brain Drain, the causes of which stem from an assortment of factors such as “the lost decade” and a lack of economic growth, has seen an exodus of Michigan’s college graduates to bigger cities such as Chicago. Grand Rapids-based organization Generation X & Y hopes to lead a movement to change that trend.
… On Wednesday, March 13 from 12-4 p.m. the group is hosting a college wide symposium held at Grand Rapids Community College ATC auditorium.
Harris presented public service award
March 5, 2013; Early County News (Blakely, Ga.)
Lt. Col. Shawn Harris, native son of Blakely, was presented the Walter Coe Public Service Award at the 31st Grand Rapids Community College Giants Award Banquet Jan. 26, 2013.
TCC Baseball 17-6, Grand Rapids 3-4
March 6, 2013; WCTV
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 5, 2013) – Tallahassee Community College completed a five-game sweep of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Community College on Tuesday, defeating the Raiders by the scores of 17-3 and 6-4 at Eagle Field.
KCC hoops seasons come to an end
March 5, 2013; Battle Creek Enquirer
The Kellogg Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams each were eliminated from their respective district tournaments on Tuesday, ending their seasons.
… Lansing CC (17-11) advanced to face Grand Rapids CC (20-8) in the second round of the tournament.