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    Friday, August 17, 2018
    Host an Exchange Student in Allendale!  It’s back-to-school time in Allendale! As local students choose colored binders and stock up on pencils, more than 50 exchange students across the world are holding their breath, waiting. They wait by the phone, anticipating the news that they have been CHOSEN. Not by a family in some Beverly Hills mansion, not by someone with an extensive travel schedule ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Friday, July 27, 2018
    The Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce, with support from the business community, Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Department and the Allendale Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the creation of a community service called the Allendale Trail – Phase 1 Fund.  The Allendale Trail – Phase 1 Fund was created for the purpose of supporting the construction and enhancements of phase one of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    Why We Need Student Exchange We are always being told to look at things from a new perspective. It is an essential part of resolving conflict.   A way to finding solutions to difficult problems.  Who hasn’t been asked to ‘think outside of the box’, right?  By opening our minds to different approaches and understanding why people do things in certain ways we remove barriers that allow us to have a ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    PRESS RELEASEFor More Information, Call Holly Cole, Director of Grants and Program, Grand Haven Area Community Foundation, 616-842-6378 For Immediate Release  COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $7,700 IN COMPETITIVE GRANTS The Board of the Allendale Community Foundation is pleased to announce that they’ve awarded over $7,700 in grants to support the Allendale community, including $1,000 to the Engine ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
    Thursday, May 24, 2018
    Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Names 2018 Recipient Allendale, MI – The Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to award Michael Conflitti, from Allendale High School, with the 2018 Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Award. As a student, Michael achieved a 4.35 GPA while taking challenging Advanced Placement® courses and was ranked 2nd in his class. Outside ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018
    For Immediate Release April 18, 2018 ​Allendale’s Population Growth - Fastest in Ottawa County Allendale, MI – Allendale Charter Township’s population grew by 22.3% between 2010 – 2016 making Allendale the fastest growing community in Ottawa County with an increase of 4,615 residents is just six short years.   “The numbers are showing what we’ve known all along, Allendale is a great community ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018
    West Michigan Software Development Shop Announces Six New Hires Allendale, MI, March 27, 2018  -- BizStream, a web and software development shop located near Grand Rapids, MI is proud to announce the addition of 6 new team members. BizStream has brought on the new hires to support project and product growth. The new associates include:  Jordan Whiteley, Web Developer Ben Buurstra, Web ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Monday, December 04, 2017
    CareerLine Tech Students Give Poultry A Go Agriculture remains an industry in which the median age of its workforce continues to creep upward. It is imperative that we look for opportunities to educate youth that have an interest in animal science and husbandry what we do in agribusiness, especially as vertically integrated organizations with many jobs that need to be done each day. From walking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, November 17, 2017
    Contact: Janessa Smit, Executive Director jsmit@allendalechamber.org 616-892-2632 November 17, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Allendale Chamber Hometown Holiday Celebration Allendale, MI – On December 2, 2017, the Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Hometown Holiday Celebration and Inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting in Heritage Town Square Plaza (Northwest corner of 60th and Lake ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
    Monday, May 22, 2017
    Contact | Janessa Smit Phone | 616-892-2632 Email | aacc@allendalechamber.org For Immediate Release May 2017 ​Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Names 2017 Recipient  ​Allendale, MI – Every year, the Allendale Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund awards a $500 scholarship to an Allendale area senior who has been accepted and will be attending Grand Valley State ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    Skilled Trades Training Grant Awarded to West Michigan Company ALLENDALE, Mich., February 1, 2017 ̶ Star Crane & Hoist was awarded a training development grant from the Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) in December 2016. At the beginning of 2017 the funding began with the field technicians and key people within the organization. The training will emphasize growth and development of technical ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
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