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West Michigan Companies Vied for the Win – Only Two Triumphed!

Incredible news – during our Battle of the Brackets competition one lucky person filled out a perfect bracket… Joe DiBenedetto of Lambert Edwards & Associates! Totally kidding. He lost and pretty bad for that matter! Sorry Joe. Although nobody submitted a perfect bracket (see Joe), March was filled with madness ...
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It’s Tax Time: How the largest tax law change in 20 years will impact you

By: Michele Suchovsky It’s tax season. A busy time of gathering together records, statements and sorting through all of your financial decisions in 2017. It is also a time to start thinking about your 2018 taxes, especially as the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 goes into effect. This ...
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Meet our Intern!

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation welcomes our new GR8 Sports, Great Kids intern, Joslyn TenBrink! Joslyn comes to us as a senior at Grand Valley State University, studying Sports Management and Business.  Prior to attending GVSU, Joslyn received a scholarship to play basketball for Spring Arbor University. However, after ...
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Named One of the 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan!

Meet Michele Suchovsky, one of Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan. Michele is not only our Executive Director, she is also a mentor and friend. A long-time resident of Grand Rapids, Michele is committed wholeheartedly to the success of the community. Her leadership and diligence ...
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Literacy: High Stakes Education

High stakes education is about to get even higher in the State of Michigan. This past summer, Michigan joined 38 other states with its new Michigan Third Grade Reading law. In 2020, the law's retention mandate goes into effect. Under the new law, students who are not reading at grade ...
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