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Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Wednesday Vote!

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Wednesday Vote!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products. If you don't know a product, you may want to search the products name in the search bar on the top of the page and check out a past Made in Michigan feature story that aired earlier.

Also, check our WZZM13 Facebook page starting March 25th for ways that you can win some Made in Michigan merchandise.

A new poll will be posted each day.

Say "Hello From Grand Rapids" With New Postcards

Say "Hello From Grand Rapids" With New Postcards

Paul Jendrasiak, Josh Depenbrok and Wynnona Francis have created a new line of Grand Rapids postcards displaying prominent and historical landmarks in Grand Rapids. The photographs in "Hello From Grand Rapids" were taken by Jendrasiak and Depenbrok, and the cards were designed by Francis.

A new Kentwood retail store is hiring

A new Kentwood retail store is hiring

KENTWOOD, MI – The new Home Goods store in Kentwood is hiring.  The store is opening in March in Centerpoint Mall, which is under major renovation and expansion.  Home Goods is looking for full-time and part-time employees.  The openings include merchandise associates, merchandise coordinators, and loss prevention employees. 

Home Goods will take applications at the Courtyard Marriott at 4741 28th Street in Kentwood during the following dates and time:  February 4 – 8 and February 11 – 15 10am – 8pm.  If you are unable to attend the hire event, call 888-207-4928.

Home Goods offers a wide range of merchandise for the home from furniture and decorative accessories to bedding and kitchen essentials.  Home Goods has other stores in Michigan, but this is the first one in the Grand Rapids area.

RapidBlog: Our City (Still) Needs Fiber

Andrew Rushmore, owner of Rushmore: Marketing and Media Consulting, makes a case for why Grand Rapids (still) needs Google Fiber.

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Orientation Today

 

 

FREE Informational Meeting: Intro to GROW (Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women)

 

Date:

Thursday, January 10, 2013

 

Time:

12:00PM - 7:00PM

 

Contact Person:

Adrienne Asselmeier

 

Contact Phone Number:

616-458-3404

 

Are you buying "local" for the holidays?

Are you buying "local" for the holidays?

Are you supporting your local economy?

Local First has a holiday gift guide with suggestions that support locally owned businesses.

You can also find gift suggestions on our WZZM 13 Made in Michigan page that lists nearly 500 companies that make their products in Michigan.

According to ABC News, if each American spent just $64 on American made goods, it would create 200,000 new jobs.  ABC also has information on Made in America goods.