Ford Motor Company signs up with Pure Michigan Business Connect
Patrick Center January 28, 2013 | WGVUCarla Preston, Director of Supplier Diversity Development, explains Ford Motor Company's commitment to Pure Michigan Business Connect
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Monday SE Michigan company recycling poisonous Mercury Ypsilanti MI August 18, 2014 | WGVU Just about everything can be used again these days. Here's one more item to add to the list. ListenDownload Food bank study on hunger "disturbing" Grand Rapids MI August 18, 2014 | AP A new study on hunger is proving to be a real eye-opener. It shows about 493,000 people in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula turn to the Feeding America West Michigan food bank each year.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, we talk with Feeding America Communications Specialist Andrew Steiner for details. Steiner calls the situation “disturbing.” ListenDownload Western Michigan Jazz Orchestra returns with Travel Notes August 18, 2014 | WGVU Western Michigan University has a thriving music program with jazz as its strength. The Western Michigan Jazz Orchestra has a fine tradition both on CD and in performance. Their latest recording "Travel Notes" present six epic composition...Here's a preview.. ListenDownload
Thursday In The Tradition brings Detroit jazz to Grand Rapids August 14, 2014 | WGVU The third annual GRandJazzFest is this weekend. Rick Braun and Alexander Zonjic are headlining with west Michigan artists Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra, Cooper Hay VanLente, Evidence and Edye Evans Hyde also hitting the stage at Rosa Parks Circle.
In The Tradition is a Detroit group performing Saturday at 5pm Here's a feature interview with co-founder Olujimi Tafataona. ListenDownload
Wednesday West Michigan mission organization has Ebola connection Grand Rapids MI August 13, 2014 | WGVU Although the Ebola crisis may seem a long ways away to most of us, there are some West Michigan connections. Among them, a Calvin College graduate who’s had firsthand experience with the situation. Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, we speak with Sarah Kluitenberg, who’s recently back from Sierra Leone, where she worked as a teacher ListenDownload
Tuesday Depression or just down? We look at the difference Grand Rapids MI August 12, 2014 | WGVU With the death of comedian Robin Williams, there’s been a lot of attention to the devastating mental condition he apparently suffered from. The word and the concept of depression is very often misunderstood by the layman.
Today on WGVU Midday West Michigan, we talk with Grand Rapids psychologist Dr. Paul Critelli to sort out the confusion over clinical depression and just feeling down or sad. ListenDownload Innovation Talk August 12, 2014 | WGVU Disclosure agreements: When you need them and when you might not? ListenDownload
Monday New enhanced 911 system could be a life saver Ottawa County MI August 11, 2014 | WGVU People in Ottawa County with smart phones can sign up for a new free enhanced 911 emergency service. It’s a feature that makes vital information immediately available to first responders in medical or other emergencies. Today on WGVU West Michigan, we talk with Tim Smith, Executive Director of the Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority. ListenDownload Study: Religious affiliation a plus for stores Grand Rapids MI August 11, 2014 | WGVU A just released study authored by a Grand Valley State University Marketing Professor finds a thought provoking connection between shopping and religion. ListenDownload