Black Friday will take on a new meaning at Meijer stores. The company’s Chairman Emeritus Fred Meijer died Friday from complications of a stroke he suffered early Friday. He was 91.
ALBION — Greenville High School graduate Patty Rewa was named the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) women’s basketball Player of the Week for her play on Monday.
GREENVILLE — Adam Moreland has been bowling for a long time. Five years ago he made a decision to become a serious bowler. It seems to be working.
BLANCHARD — The Montabella Mustangs boys basketball team will be looking to carry over its recent regular season success into a district title this year.
Fred Meijer kept his trademark wit and vigor until the end. Friends are remembering the Meijer Inc. chairman emeritus for the humble, pleasant presence he brought to any gathering and the many ways he helped West Michigan — especially Greenville.
Americans were served up a big helping of Thanksgiving turkey this year in the form of the supercommittee appointed to stave off a federal budget deadlock. The question for most of us right now might be how much longer and for whom will Thanksgiving have real meaning?
How wrong is it to complain at Thanksgiving time? I mean, am I missing the point? Remember that song that went, “Turn, turn, turn…”? Well, everywhere I turn lately, there is change. I don’t like change very much. I like growth. Is there a difference here? Am I being too picky? Please don’t email me with answers to that.
Upcoming events from the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tiffany Carr of Grand Rapids Home for Veterans accepts a $368 check from Preferred Federal Credit Union Manager and CEO Andy Kempf as part of a fundraiser the credit union held for Veterans Day, selling $1 flag pin-ups to their clients. The flags were also given to the veterans facility.
oshua Gibbs has been promoted to president at Commercial Bank’s Greenville branch. Gibbs is a Greenville native and Greenville High School graduate. He is also a graduate of Kalamazoo College and earned his MBA at Central Michigan University. He has completed extensive training through the MBA, SBA and MACB in the field of commercial lending, cash flow analysis and documentation.