Economic Club names board members
June 25, 2019; Grand Rapids Business Journal
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids has a new board chair and group of board members.
… Newest Economic Club board members
… Bill Pink, president, Grand Rapids Community College
Students speak, district listens
June 25, 2019; schoolnewsnetwork.org (Kent Intermediate School District)
A strategic plan that will guide the district into the future is expected to be brought to the Board of Education this year.
… Students also see value in the middle college program, which allows students to attend high school for five years and finish with both a diploma from Cedar Springs and an associate degree from Grand Rapids Community College.
Polish Heritage Society Brings Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push to Grand Rapids to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Dozynki Polish Festival
June 24, 2019; therapidian.org
In honor of the 40th anniversary of its annual Dozynki Polish Festival, the Polish Heritage Society of Grand Rapids is bringing the internationally known Lenny Gomulka & Chicago Push band to play two nights of the three-day event in August.
… The Dozynki Polish Festival is the major fundraiser for the Polish Heritage Society of Grand Rapids, a non-profit organization founded in 1963 to perpetuate and advance the Polish culture that has been so integral to metro Grand Rapids. Among a number of its activities, the society awards scholarships annually to students of Polish descent who attend Aquinas College, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids Community College, and Davenport University.