GRCC In the News, 7/12/2021

Candidates for Kentwood’s Second Ward seat share their views ahead of August election

July 09, 2021; MLive

KENTWOOD, MI — Three candidates, including the incumbent, are vying to represent Kentwood’s eastern half.

… Jessica Ann Tyson, 49, is an owner of three businesses: JA PR Group; The Candied Yam, Delightful Southern Cuisine; and Pink Lounge, Dry Salt Therapy. Tyson attended Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo Valley community colleges. She serves on the following boards: the Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan, Kentwood Economic Development Council, River City Scholars – National Heritage Academy, Kentwood Community Foundation and Hello West Michigan.

Good Things on The Lakeshore, July 9, 2021

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) — Each week, Shandra Martinez, managing editor of The Lakeshore, talks with WHTC morning-news anchor Peg McNichol about people and organizations making a difference. Listen to the full podcast. Here are some of the highlights of their conversation for the week of July 9, 2021:

July 09, 2021; WHTC

 Housing and education equity advocate Salvador Lopez to fill GRCC board vacancy. Grand Rapids Community College has named Salvador Lopez, a GRCC graduate with extensive involvement in education and community support, to fill a board seat vacated by Kathy Crosby. Lopez runs the nonprofit KConnect, which focuses on ensuring all children have an equitable path to economic prosperity.

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