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Published bi-monthly, The Chamber News is a great way to keep up-to-date on Chamber happenings, recently joined members, ribbon cuttings and more.

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The Chamber News | February 2023 8


Ribbon Cuttings

A Ribbon Cutting ceremony is a great way to celebrate the opening a new business, expanding a current location, relocating, or celebrating a milestone anniversary.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 2

Bricks & Minifigs Grand Rapids is open for business on Breton Road! They sell all things #Lego and have party spaces available for rent. They’re also excited to use their space for after-school #robotics clubs, work retreats, and more.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 3

ICCF Community Homes celebrated the opening of their new Southgate Senior Living Center. This beautiful new facility will house more than 60 senior citizens in affordable yet stunning apartments. Congratulations to their team and THANK YOU as they work to close the #housing gap in our community.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 1

Black Pigeon Studios cut the ribbon on their new studio space! Their mission is to connect Michigan to the film industry in Los Angeles and beyond. We’re excited them create jobs and internships in our community.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 5

Management Business Solutions cut the ribbon on their remodeled space in Wyoming! Their space has offices available for rent if you’re looking for a new place for your business to call home.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 6

Nothing Bundt Cakes celebrated their grand opening at their new Grandville location. It was a great celebration filled with smiles and cake. We’re excited to see their business grow in West Michigan!

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 7

Provision Living at Forest Hills celebrated the grand opening of their Independent Living Villas! These beautiful villas will provide housing for the Forest Hills community.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023 4

Kum & Go is here in West Michigan! We’re excited to see this national brand set up shop in our region. We’re excited to have you as part of the community.

 

The Chamber News | February 2023

1 Bold Step we celebrated the grand opening at their new offices! We’re excited to see their team grow and continue to #creategreat in their new space!


Recently Joined Members

Please join us in welcoming the following companies to the Chamber. We encourage you to do business with fellow Chamber members!

Advantage Commercial Real Estate
Aim Up
AMDG Architects
Athletico Physical Therapy
Austin Relocation
Automated Logistics Systems
Automated Logistics Systems – Jackson
Automated Logistics Systems – Laredo
Barrio
Bay Pointe Inn
Beltline Bar
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Broad Executive MBA
Buist Electric, Inc. – Kalamazoo
Catherine’s Health Center – Catherine’s at Streams
Catherine’s Health Center – Catherine’s Dental Clinic
Catherine’s Health Center – Creston Clinic
CIS Agency
Clique Espresso Catering
CNN Cleaning, LLC
Cocoon Art Space
ConservationStrategy LLC
Constellation Energy
Corewell Hospital – Farmington Hills
Corewell Hospital – Grosse Pointe
Corewell Hospital – Royal Oak
Corewell Hospital – Taylor
Corewell Hospital – Trenton
Corewell Hospital – Troy
Corewell Hospital – Wayne
Cumulus Media
Dumpster Divers LLC
F S Remodeling and Repairs
Garza & Sons Labor Contractors LLC
Grand Rapids Ophthalmology
Great Lakes Neurosurgical Assoc PC
Herbrucks Poultry Ranch
House of Wine
HR-BIS
Independent Bank Mortgage
Infinite Legacy Media, LLC
JARS Cannabis
Jessica Fitzgerald State Farm
John Rice REALTOR Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Michigan Real Estate
Juices by Elaine
Kelly Services – Lansing
Kelly Services – Midland
Kelly Services – Petoskey
Kelly Services – Troy
Lafayette Medical Specialists PLLC
Lumber2Love
Managed Senior Care LLC
Masonic Temple Association
McDonald Plumbing, Inc.
Media Place Partners
Media Place Partners
Michigan House of Representatives
Michigan Senate
Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial
Nugent Builders Inc.
Omelette Shoppe & Bakery Mid Town
On This Day Events
OVD Insurance
Partners Worldwide
Paul Goebel Group
Phoenix Construction Management & Services
Plymouth Hardware
Quantum Mental Health Wellness Center
Rad Bagels
Real Food Cafe
Republic Services – Hauling Division, Recycling
Republic Services – Hauling Division, Recycling, Landfill, Material Recovery
Republic Services – Landfill
Republic Services – Material Recovery, Recycling
Restaurant Partners Management LLC
Rockwell Republic
SCORE
Scully Statewide Moving
Shyanne Queen, REALTOR® РShyanne Queen Properties
Southern Smoke
Sundance Grill – Downtown
Telamon Corporation
Terra Bagels – Eastown
Terra Bagels – GR Downtown
Terra GR Inc.
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The Brothers That Just Do Gutters
The Leaderboard, LLC
Theoventure, L3C
TKS Security
Trinity Health Boutique – Grand Rapids Campus
Trinity Health Emergency Center – Byron Center
Trinity Health Medical Center – East Beltline
Trinity Health Medical Group, Browning Claytor
Trinity Health Medical Group, Clinica Santa Maria
Trinity Health Medical Group, Infectious Disease – Grand Rapids Campus
Trinity Health Medical Group, Women’s Health – NWGrand Rapids
Trinity Health Urgent Care – Plainfield
Trinity Health Wege Medical Center
Trinity Health Workplace Health – Grand Rapids Downtown
Umbrella Security & Investigation Services, LLC
Van Andel Institute For Education
Van Andel Institute Graduate School
VSBL
Waxology
West Michigan Construction Institute (WMCI)
West Michigan Technology Services
Wormies, LLC


Member Anniversaries

136 Years as a Member

BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
Consumers Energy
Davenport University
DTE Energy
Fifth Third Bank

120+ Years as a Member

17th Circuit Court
59th District Court
62-A District Court
62-B District Court
63rd District Court
Ada Township
Algoma Township
Allendale Township
Alpine Township
American Chamber of Commerce Executives
Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce
Bowne Township
Byron Township
Caledonia Township
Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg
City of Cedar Springs
City of East Grand Rapids
City of Grand Rapids
City of Grandville
City of Hudsonville
City of Lowell
City of Rockford
City of Walker
City of Wyoming
Courtland Township
E&M Design Solutions
Experience Grand Rapids
Feyen Zylstra LLC
Franklin Holwerda Company
Georgetown Township
Grand Action
Grand Rapids Chamber
Grand Rapids Township
Grandville-Jenison Chamber of Commerce
Grattan Township Office
Lowell Township
Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Michigan Department of Commerce
Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Michigan House of Representatives
Michigan Senate
Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce
Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
Nelson Township
Oakfield Township
Plainfield Township
Pratt Industries
President of the United States
Probate Court – Kent County
Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce
Solon Township
Sparta Township
Spencer Township
State of Michigan
Tallmadge Township
Tyrone Township
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
United States House of Representatives
United States Senate
Vergennes Township
Wyoming-Kentwood Area Chamber of Commerce

90+ Years as a Member

Grand Rapids Symphony
Warner Norcross + Judd LLP

80+ Years as a Member

Gordon Food Service Inc.
YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

70+ Years as a Member

American Red Cross of West Michigan
Behler-Young Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Deloitte
Ernst & Young LLP
Foremost Insurance Company
Grand Rapids Label Company
Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors
Henry A. Fox Sales Co.
Merrill Lynch
Metcalf & Jonkhoff Funeral Service, Inc.
MLive Media Group / The Grand Rapids Press
Model Coverall Service, Inc.
Owen-Ames-Kimball Co.
PNC Bank
Raymond James & Associates
SpartanNash
The Employers’ Association
United Way, Heart of West Michigan
Wheeler Upham, PC
Wolverine Coil Spring Co.

60+ Years as a Member

Amway
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes, Inc.
Kent Rubber Supply Co.
Manpower
Morrison Industrial Equipment Co.

50+ Years as a Member

Eikenhout, Inc.
Harvey Cadillac Lexus
Kent Intermediate School District
Williams Distributing Co.

45+ Years as a Member

Buiten & Associates, LLC
GE Aerospace
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
UFP Industries, Inc.
Urban League of West Michigan
WOOD TV8/WXSP/WOTV

40+ Years as a Member

Aquinas College
Automatic Door Service
Betz Industries
Crystal Flash
Crystal Flash – Greenville
D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s
EPS Security – (Engineered Protection Systems, Inc.)
Fishbeck
Fuller Supply Company
Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids, Inc.
Holland Home Corporate Office
Kentwood Office Furniture
Lach Diamond, Inc.
Michigan Natural Storage Co.
Perforated Tubes, Inc.
Smith Haughey Rice & Roegge, PC
Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated. Member SIPC & NYSE
The Arc Kent County, Inc.
The Economic Club of Grand Rapids
The Rapid
Van’s Delivery Service, Inc.
Varnum LLP
Witte Travel & Tours
Wolverine Printing Co.
WZZM 13/13 On Your Side – TEGNA Marketing Solutions

35+ Years as a Member

ACSET/West Michigan Works!
Applied Innovation
Buist Sheet Metal Co.
Comerica Bank
Covanta Energy
Economic Development Foundation
Erhardt Construction
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore
Grand Rapids Community Foundation
Grand Rapids Public Library
Grand River Gastroenterology, PC
Grand Valley State University
Hedrick Associates
Scarlett, Inc.
Western Michigan University in Grand Rapids
YWCA West Central Michigan

30+ Years as a Member

Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan Inc
City of Kentwood
Frey Foundation
Lincoln Pines Resort, Inc.
Literacy Center of West Michigan
Nationwide Transportation Services, Inc.
New Hope Baptist Church
Paws With A Cause
Rehmann
The Right Place, Inc.
TowerPinkster

25+ Years as a Member

Camp Roger
Central Michigan University
Formax Manufacturing Corp.
Martin Commercial Properties West Michigan, LLC
Mel Trotter Ministries
Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council-(MMSDC)
Promotional Impact
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation
Williams & Works, Inc.
Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.

20+ Years as a Member

A.D. Bos Vending Services
Bethany Christian Services
Breton Woods
Business System Solutions, Inc.
Elders’ Helpers
ESCO Group, Inc. dba Edge-Sweets Company
Fifth Third Bank/Alger Heights
Fifth Third Bank/Alpine Banking Center
Fifth Third Bank/Breton Village
Fifth Third Bank/Bridge Street
Fifth Third Bank/Edison Plaza
Fifth Third Bank/Franklin & Eastern
Fifth Third Bank/Helms Center
Fifth Third Bank/Michigan & Fuller
Kent County Osteopathic Association
Kent District Library
Lambert
Marge’s Donut Den, Inc.
Monsma Landscape & Maintenance, Inc.
OST
Outfront Media
Patriot Realty
Profile Films
Raybrook Manor
Voisard Asset Management Group
West Michigan Cabinet Supply Inc

15+ Years as a Member

Applause Catering + Events
Arbor Circle
Buist Electric, Inc.
Byron Center Manor
CDR Disposal Service, Inc.
Edgeline Resources LLC
Ellis Parking Co., Inc.
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C.
Grand Rapids Polishing & Buffing, Inc.
Grand Valley Lanthorn
Green Giftz
Highland Group of Grand Rapids
JW Marriott Grand Rapids
Kent County Health Department
Kent County Prosecuting Attorney
Lakeshore Home Health Care Services, Inc.
Michigan Commercial Space Advisors
New West Michigan Industrial, Inc.
Phillip Elenbaas Millwork Inc.
Progressive Surface
Rockford Ambulance
The Chop House
Van Manen Petroleum/Pacific Pride
Visiting Angels of West Michigan

10+ Years as a Member

Acuitas LLC
Alto Precision, Inc.
Bank of America
Cascade Fresh Cleaning Services
Configura, Inc.
Criterion Manufacturing Solutions
Dave Cole Decorators, Inc.
Downtown Grand Rapids Inc.
Experis
Faith Hospice in the Community
Family Fare
Genesis Non-Profit Housing
Grand Rapids Lighting Center Inc.
GSA Property Tax Consultants
Harvey Auto Outlet
HR Collaborative
Hussmann Services Corporation
Kerkstra Portable Restroom Service, Inc.
KPMG LLP
L Squared Insurance Agency, LLC
LiveSpace
Marywood Health Center
Michigan Building & Mechanical, Inc.
Michigan First Credit Union
Plummer’s Environmental Services
Porter Hills
S. Abraham & Sons, Inc
The Lead Company
Thornview Electric, LLC
Van’s Pattern Corp.
West Michigan Community Bank

5+ Years as a Member

Advantage Mechanical-Refrigeration Inc.
Arbor Circle Muskegon Services
Arbor Circle Ottawa Services
Bear Productions
Bodman PLC
BURCO, Inc.
Chick-fil-A 28th & Beltline
Condit Hand Clinic
Control Solutions, Inc. (CSI)
Dale Carnegie Training offered by Ralph Nichols Group, Inc.
Den Ketelaar Plumbing
Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
Epitec
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
Gentex
GLC Live at 20 Monroe
Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown
Horizon Bank
ITS Partners
Ken’s Auto Care Experts Inc
Lighthouse Group – Empire
Lighthouse Group – Jackson
Lighthouse Group – Jackson – Okun
Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan
Metal Flow Corporation
Michigan Women Forward
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Paragon D&E
Planet Fitness/JP NW Grand Rapids
PrideStaff Grand Rapids
Primera Plastics, Inc.
Residence Inn Grand Rapids Airport
Springs at Knapp’s Crossing
The Center for Physical Rehabilitation- Ottawa Ave
The Mitten Brewing Co.
The Woodhouse Day Spa
Tusker Strategies, LLC
Visualhero Design Co.
Whiteford Wealth Management, Inc.

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