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Read more about things we love to do and places we like to visit in West Michigan. Our blog posts are written from first hand experiences of real things you can do when you live here.

If you’re currently in West Michigan loving life and would like to write a guest blog post, contact Rachel Bartels at bartelsr@hellowestmichigan.com.

Musical Talent in West Michigan

I had the privelege of attending a performance of Ragtime The Musical at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, one of the oldest and largest community theatres in the nation. The cast of this production did an outstanding job executing such a powerful storyline, centered around various groups of individuals intersecting as they try to succeed in America. Set at the birth of the 20th century, this is a story of how our country, and those who immigrated here, share the same hopes and dreams while struggling with class and racial divides. The cast and orchestra consisted of 55 individuals, all who volunteer their time to increase the cultural vitality of our community. Having been to a multitude of theatrical shows, I can honestly say that the cast of this musical were some of the most talented individuals I have ever had the privilege of seeing. Following the [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|

Life In West Michigan

Michigan is known for its breathtaking summers, bright fall colors, and stark, white winters. Truly encapsulating every season to its fullest potential, West Michigan is a hot spot for those who love the outdoors, strong community relations, and beautiful areas to raise a family. Having spent my entire life in West Michigan, I know firsthand what makes this area one of a kind. From hosting the world’s largest art competition each year, to bringing in thousands of tourists to its beautiful lakeshore cities each summer, West Michigan is immensely sought out as a vacation destination, but is also a wonderful place to live and work. We have started this blog to invite readers into events and activities through my eyes. Centered on my firsthand experiences, I will share my explorations as I attend various events and partake in everyday life [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Essential Service Award

The Essential Service award seeks to recognize the important role of service workers in our community and the role they play in our economy. Without these people who faithfully fulfill necessary roles, our economy would suffer greatly. Award recipients will be recognized at a special Economic Club meeting in January and is sponsored by Michigan Works. Nominations will be submitted by employers and the community at large. Winners will be chosen by a committee established by the Workforce Development Board. Once the winners are chosen, their employer will be notified, and they in turn will notify the employee. In order to be eligible for the Essential Service Awards entrants must have 2+ years of employment with same employers and work in West Michigan. Essential Service Award winners display pride in their job, a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Summer Intern Housing Community

Congratulations! You’ve accepted your internship offer from a West Michigan company and you’re ready to dip your toes into the water of professional life. But wait, before you can put on your new suit and head into the office, you need to answer the big question: “Where am I going to live?” Several area colleges offer summer housing for interns. Contact Resident Life Offices for more information. Aquinas College Grand Valley State University Hope College

By | January 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

ACG Cup 2016

Where's the one place you can engage top undergraduate finance, accounting, marketing, international business, and management majors as well as MBA students in 1 on 1 conversations and view them in action during a real-world case study? ACG Cup Retaining and Recruiting talent in West Michigan is the objective of the ACG Cup competition and Career Conversations is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for your company to connect with ACG Cup participants. The goal is to provide you with a forum to share company knowledge and awareness with professor selected students in an effort to encourage career conversations and connections between you and ACG Cup participants. Commit your company by February 1, 2016 by emailing Danelle at admin@acgwmich.org.

By | January 4th, 2016|Categories: Blog|