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Seeds of GROWth Award Nominees Announced

2015 Award Nominees These nominees will be present at our 2015 Luncheon event, and we will announce the winners then. If you see any of these women business owners, leaders and supporters, please congratulate them for their nomination, hard work and dedication. Leadership Award Nominees The GROW Leadership Award recognizes an ...
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IRS Virtual Presentation: New Business Owners – Avoid the Top Tax Mistakes

IRS Virtual Presentation: New Business Owners - Avoid the Top Tax Mistakes Webinar on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am GROW is proud to provide many resources and connections entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout West Michigan. The Internal Revenue Service is reaching out to organizations ...
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Now Accepting Open Nominations for Women in Business Awards

Now Accepting Open Nominations for Women in Business Awards We will honor three recipients at annual Seeds of GROWth Luncheon on October 13; nominations open until September 11 New this year, we are opening nominations for our Annual Women in Business Awards - which are presented at our Seeds of GROWth Luncheon. Help ...
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Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Adds New Board Members

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Adds New Board Members GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., January 30, 2015 – Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its board. Those newly elected to the Board of Directors for 2015 are: Meg Burtch, Manager, Meijer ...
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Speakers Needed

We're looking for speakers for the 2015 EntrepreneurYou Conference.  Download and Fill out the application for consideration. Deadline is 12/19/14 ...
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Chuck’s Auto Repair Plans Expansion

Chuck’s Auto Repair has been in business for 2 years since they obtained their Microloan from GROW in May 2012 after being denied by several banks and opened for business in July using the funds for start-up costs and working capital. They have been profitable each year since opening and ...
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GROW Welcomes Jamaal Ewing

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 31, 2014 – Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) is pleased to announce the hiring of Jamaal Ewing. GROW is happy to announce that Jamaal Ewing has accepted the position as GROW’s Microloan Program Manager. Jamaal is an experienced banking and lending professional, with over seven ...
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Thanks to Mayor Heartwell for promoting the Seeds of GROWth Conference & Luncheon!

Thanks to Mayor Heartwell for the shout out for Seeds of GROWth  Conference & Luncheon! Watch the video and learn more about Seeds of GROWth 2015, and how you can be a part of it. Post by Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) ...
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GROW Awarded Funding for Microlending Program for Muskegon County

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women (GROW) has received funding to launch a microloan program in Muskegon County. This funding can be used to assist those small businesses who are interested in starting a business or need to grow their business. GROW’s microloan program as well as its programs and services ...
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Congratulations to our own Bonnie Nawara

50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan The business community will gather at the Amway Grand Plaza’s Ambassador Ballroom on March 4, 2014 as the Grand Rapids Business Journal salutes 50 of the region’s most influential women business owners, leaders, policy-shapers and decision-makers. The event is the biennial Grand Rapids ...
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International Womens’ Day – March 27, 2014

On March 27, 2014, as part of Amway’s global commitment to diversity and inclusion, we invite you to join us in celebrating the achievements of women in the workplace and in the communities where we live. Throughout the day you’ll hear inspiring stories of personal reflection and challenges overcome encouraging all ...
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Should You Sell Marketing Services For Locksmiths?

If you are still looking for a good business idea and you are talented in the marketing field, why not consider serving the growing needs of locksmiths out there? We warmly invite you to join a few of our classes or workshops if you are a newbie in the world ...
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Female’s Sixth Sense: Here’s The Woman Who Won Lottery 4 Times

Many times we might have heard of women having a sort of extra kick in life and in their career. Actually, there are important women who made incredible achievements and great men who were great just thanks to their wives! In business as well as in family, women often give ...
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Business Affiliation – Just Pick Your Company Up!

For most startup businesses the biggest concerns are about growing in the specific market they are involved in. This implies a growth in terms of sales opportunities, popularity and visibility among public, growth of network opportunities by joining business associations or organizations. Finding new partners is also a powerful kick ...
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Ex- Gambling Addicted Woman Ready To Launch Her Own Business

Women are often considered to be stronger than men from several points of view. Women generally have more patience with babies and young children, they are usually more helpful to people in difficulty, they often take the lead with voluntary activities or with new family businesses. Getting Out Of Gambling ...
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