Zeal Aerial Fitness gives Grand Rapids a Place to Fly In 2018, Christina VanDam started Zeal Aerial Fitness to give people a place to fly in Grand Rapids. The unique fitness studio houses all of the aerial arts –aerial hoop, aerial silks and pole– under one roof and welcomes anyone and everyone who wants to … Read more

Christina VanDam on being a business owner and a mother Christina VanDam is a the owner of Zeal Aerial Fitness and a GROW client.  How old were your children when you started your business? My son was actually the reason I started to pursue my business. I was laid off while on maternity leave. I … Read more

Business Partners Alita Kelly and Khara DeWit Discuss Motherhood Alita Kelly and Khara DeWit are the co-founders of South East Market, a grocery market with a mission to increase access to healthy food options through dignified means. How old were your children when you started your business? A: My daughter was 9 when South East Market … Read more

7 Ways to Go Green with Your Business

7 Ways to Go Green with Your Business   Small businesses can have a big impact on the environment by adopting eco-friendly practices. And, going green is likely to have a big impact on your business. Consumers are increasingly favoring sustainable businesses. A recent study conducted by the National Retail Federation showed that 70% of … Read more