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Metro Health looks to make a bigger impact in Alger Heights with new facility

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Metro Health: University of Michigan Health is looking to expand its reach in the Alger Heights neighborhood as plans move forward for a new medical office. The Wyoming-based local health system recently finalized its affiliation with the University of Michigan Health System this month. The Wyoming-based hospital is becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of […]

Construction supplier sees growth in urban development

A focus on being a one-stop shop for contractors has positioned a supplier of architectural products for growth in West Michigan. Byron Center-based Double O Craftsmen Inc. serves both the commercial and residential construction industries, supplying and installing windows and doors, as well other interior items such as cabinets. Established in 1997, the company has […]

Global Social Impact

Global Social Impact | by Justin Beene I recently spent 7 months in Guatemala City working alongside local businesses and nonprofits committed to the social and spiritual renewal of their city. Unfortunately, I quickly became infuriated with the thousands of short term missions teams who came to Guatemala with bright shirts that often said things […]

Grants fuel new center

Grants fuel new center Justin Beene has always dreamed of developing a youth center near his old neighborhood. He’s living proof that dreams do come true. Although it’s only been a few months since the Grand Rapids Center for Community Transformation opened its doors at 1530 Madison Ave. SE, Beene, the director of the center, […]