Q&A with Chuck Hadden: Not making money now? ‘Better check your business plan’
April 3, 2014; Crain’s Detroit Business
In 2012, Michigan’s manufacturing output totaled $66.2 billion, up from $58.2 billion in 2009, according to the National Association of Manufacturers. Those numbers illustrate how the state’s manufacturing is on a strong upward trend, as auto suppliers and others seek to keep up with customer orders and find new talent.
… There are a lot of ways to get talent. There’s a creative way at Grand Rapids Community College where students work during the day and go to school at night. The students are being paid to work, and the manufacturers are paying for their college.
Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids to Present GOD OF CARNAGE, 4/17-26
April 8, 2014; broadwayworld.com
On April 17, 2014, Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids will continue its 33rd season with God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. The show will be presented Thursday through Saturday on two consecutive weekends at GRCC Spectrum Theater, 160 Fountain Street NE, Grand Rapids, beginning on April 17, 2014 and closing on April 26, 2014. All performances begin at 8PM. A special talk back will follow the performance on Friday April 18th; discussion topics include: communication and conflict management.