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.
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:
… 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.