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Political Pundit Susan Demas Speaks at SLDL

Political Pundit Susan Demas Speaks at SLDL

Political Pundit Susan Demas Speaks at SLDL

 

Political pundit Susan J. Demas shares her expertise about the upcoming election at Spring Lake District Library on Monday, Oct. 20 at 7:00 p.m.  Demas will discuss the candidates and issues facing voters this November. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.

 

Demas is a political columnist who provides news reports, analysis and opinions on local and national issues from a Michigan perspective. She currently serves as a political columnist for MLive.com and is the publisher and editor of Inside Michigan Politics. Demas regularly provides analysis for Off the Record and Michigan Radio.  She was recognized by both the Washington and Huffington Posts for her political tweets. She served as editor and analyst for Michigan Information & Research Service (MIRS) from 2007-2013.

 

Elzinga & Volkers Reports Strong Results, Announces New Hires, Outpaces Industry Growth

Elzinga & Volkers (E&V), a leading provider of construction management services, announced today strong growth for the first three quarters of 2014, driven by an increase in rising demand from a range of industries and building on the Company’s continued focus on delivering the highest quality construction management and consulting services to its customers. 

Through the third quarter of 2014, Elzinga & Volkers has grown 36.9 percent compared to the same time period last year and new construction and renovation projects have grown 53.3 percent.

New trial for woman tased while protesting ticket


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WZZM) -- An Ottawa County woman who was tased for protesting a traffic ticket will get a new trial.

In 2012, Mary Vandenberg tried to pay the ticket with 145 $1 bills that she had defaced with red and black markers. Employees didn't accept the money, and officers started escorting her out. When she refused to leave, she was tased, pepper-sprayed, and handcuffed.

After being convicted of resisting arrest, Judge Ed Post fined Vandenberg $548.

The state Court of Appeals has since overturned the conviction, saying the law under which she was convicted is "unconstitutionally vague and overbroad."


Hudsonville rallies for a late win over Gran Haven


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WZZM) - Coming off two close loses in the previous weeks, the Hudsonville Eagles put an end to their losing streak Friday defeating the Grand Haven Buccaneers 27-24.

The Bucs celebrated their homecoming entered into the second half up 17-7. But the Eagle's Kyle Toth carried the ball and his team to the end zone and eventually the win.


WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD

WMU-COOLEY LAW SCHOOL ASSISTANT DEAN TRACEY BRAME TO RECEIVE THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. SERVICE AWARD FROM THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Service award will honor Brame’s efforts in implementing youth Scouting opportunities

 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Oct. 2, 2014 – The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) will award both WMU-Cooley Law School Assistant Dean Tracey Brame and her husband, Kenyatta Brame, who is an adjunct professor at WMU-Cooley, with the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award for their implementation of youth Scouting opportunities. The service award will be presented at the Fulfilling the Dream fundraising luncheon on Monday, October 6 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.

 

The Whitney M. Young Jr.

Fall for Ottawa County Parks

Lakeshore Athena Awards

Lakeshore Athena Awards

 

THE LAKESHORE ATHENA® AWARD PROGRAM CELEBRATING 10 YEARS AND INTRODUCING THE YOUNG PROFESSIONAL LEADERSHIP AWARD WITH

JEANNE ENGLEHART AS THIS YEAR’S KEYNOTE SPEAKER

 

Twenty five area lakeshore women including 16 young professionals will be honored at this year’s Lakeshore ATHENA Award Program Luncheon.