July 2012 News
A small rural village in the Dominican Republic has improved access to safe drinking water, thanks to a collaboration between Wolverine Worldwide Inc., Safe Water Team and Good Samaritan Hospital in La Romana, Dominican Republic.
Triple Quest, a West Michigan company that makes water filters for Third World markets, is embarking on a program that will use “carbon offsets” to expand its business.
The Windquest Building has been nominated for the 2012 Downtown Adaptive Reuse Award! Congrats to all of the nominees & thank you all for making downtown great!
Three business leaders who have had a hand in the transformation of downtown Detroit, Grand Rapids and Lansing will talk about how investing in Michigan’s urban areas helps the state economy grow and attract new talent. Dan Gilbert, Dick DeVos, and Dan Loepp will share that message during a joint presentation at the 2012 West Michigan Policy Forum. The forum will take place Sept. 12-13 in downtown Grand Rapids.
Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Holland, Rockford, Cascade and Grand Rapids Township each will be presented with an “Award of Excellence” in the August issue of Wine Spectator magazine.
According to the magazine’s website, the wine list awards “recognize restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers.”