Published: October 07, 2019

GROW Staff Members Nominated for YNPN Awards

                  We have exciting news, two of our GROW staff members are nominated for YNPN Awards! Amy Deel, Operations Manager, has been nominated for the “Innovator Award” Kelli Smith, Director of Lending, has been nominated for the “Dorothy A. Johnson Excellence and Achievement Award.” We’re proud of […]

Published: July 16, 2019

The Assembly: First-ever celebration of emerging entrepreneurs in Grand Rapids

The Assembly of Grand Rapids | June 25, 2019 First-ever celebration of emerging entrepreneurs in Grand Rapids What: The Assembly is the first event of its kind created by a private group of local entrepreneurs, called the SENATE Collaborative, whose collective goal is to help accelerate business within our community of Grand Rapids, bring awareness […]

Published: July 05, 2019

Upcoming GROW Classes in July and August

  Upcoming Grand Rapids Workshops Small Business GPS: Financial Awareness | Tuesday, July 9, 16, 23 | 6-9 PM |$60 for all three classes Small Business Growth and Planning Series (Small Business GPS)is designed to provide participants with the information and resources to write or refine their business plan. Part 1: Financial Strategies for Your Personal & Business Finances │ […]

Published: April 25, 2019

GROW Receives Award at West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Gala

 GROW Receives Award at West Michigan Hispanic Chamber Gala Each year, the West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds an Awards Gala to recognize individuals and businesses who have exemplified success and commitment to community. The event also sheds a light on the enormous impact the Hispanic businesses have on the economy in the area. […]

Published: April 01, 2019

New Escape Room Business Opening in Muskegon with Help from GROW

New Escape Room Business Opening in Muskegon with Help from GROW GROW is excited to announce the upcoming opening of one of their newest clients in Muskegon, Let Us Go Escape Rooms. Founded by twin brothers Bradd and Chad Bitson, Let Us Go Escape Rooms is a fun destination located in the Northside Center in […]

Published: March 15, 2019

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Announces 2019 Board of Directors

GROW adds new board members to continue to guide the organization in empowering local entrepreneurs and business owners. Grand Rapids, Michigan — West Michigan non-profit organization, GROW, welcomes six board members to its 2019 Board of Directors to further help strategic direction of the organization. New board members include: Meg Lehigh, HR Collaborative, takes the […]

Published: March 04, 2019

GROW Celebrates Their 30-year Anniversary in 2019

The organization encourages past clients, board members and volunteers to reconnect and share their stories. Grand Rapids, MI –GROW, a women-focused entrepreneurial support and training organization, is celebrating 30 years of supporting and educating men and women of West Michigan through all facets of entrepreneurship. Today, we live in a time where news about organizations […]

Published: February 12, 2019

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids

Woman Up & Learn Summit is March 1 in Grand Rapids We are thrilled to work with Michigan Woman Forward who has put an incredible event together for women with a passion for starting or running their own business. You’ll take part in a day of inspiring presentations, networking, camaraderie, great food and more. All […]

Published: January 28, 2019

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio

Entrepreneurial Insider with Karen Benson on WGVU Radio January 2019 Karen Benson spoke with Shelley Irwin of WGVU Radio for our January segment of Entrepreneurial Insider. She shares more about the classes, training and support available to entrepreneurs in Muskegon, including our Intro to GROW classes that are available at both the Muskegon Innovation Hub […]

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