Emma Chung

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About Emma Chung

Originally from Southeast Wisconsin, Emma is now a West Michigan convert. She is a Marketing and Web Intern at Hello West Michigan and a senior at Calvin College majoring in Digital Communications and interested in pursuing web development and UI/UX. Her favorite things to do in West Michigan are going to concerts, visiting the beach (Holland State Park is her favorite) and exploring new places for a delicious meal, good cup of coffee, or scoop of ice cream.

Gary P.


Born in Lansing and raised in Hastings, Gary is no stranger to West Michigan. He attended Michigan Technological University in the Upper Peninsula--or “God’s Country” as some like to call it -- and continued his education at Oakland University. After graduating with his masters in mechanical engineering, Gary lived in Detroit while working in the [...]

Kera C.


Born and raised in West Michigan, Kera grew up in Kalamazoo and graduated from Michigan State University (there was an automatic and proud “Go Green!” at the mention of her alma mater). She has always enjoyed being close to the Lakeshore and wanted to stay close. During her senior year at MSU, she interned for [...]

Gotta DASH!

2018-10-18T12:38:50-04:00Blog, Blog Posts|

I’ve lived in Grand Rapids for 3 years now and come downtown periodically, usually by car, and park near my destination. When I started interning with Hello West Michigan and coming downtown several times a week, I learned about the Downtown Area Shuttle, or DASH bus. The DASH is a free bus that circulates through [...]

Muskegon to Milwaukee

2018-08-15T10:47:53-04:00Blog, Blog Posts|

Going home, is a 5-hour drive from Grand Rapids. It’s manageable, but not always the most convenient trip for a weekend visit or doctor’s appointment. Fortunately there are other ways to get home. Flying from the Ford Airport or taking the Amtrak are two popular options, but my favorite alternative to driving is a trip [...]

Cook Arts Center

2018-07-19T10:38:36-04:00Blog, Blog Posts|

This past school year, I had the opportunity to volunteer at Cook Arts Center for one of my Spanish courses. Cook Arts Center is a program of Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities. I participated in their after-school program, helping with a ceramics class and drumming class. They have a variety of free arts programs, ranging [...]