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Sunday, 14 February 2021 13:45

Nonprofits less likely to draw from second round of federal PPP loans

The full effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy was still largely unknown when the first round of federal Paycheck Protection Program loans was announced in late March 2020.

Published in Nonprofits
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:17

West Michigan Hispanic Chamber receives $100,000 Bank of America grant to help Latinx businesses

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will use a $100,000 grant from Bank of America to help businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published in Small Business
Sunday, 11 October 2020 17:10

After experimenting with formats, Grand Rapids Symphony readies for audiences

GRAND RAPIDS — Leaders of the Grand Rapids Symphony got creative over the past six months with new ways of sharing music with the community. But as capacity restrictions begin to lift on venues, the orchestra is gearing up again for in-person audiences.

Published in Small Business

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 10:50

Interim president and CEO appointed by Grand Rapids Symphony

With President and CEO Peter Kjome departing in February, the Grand Rapids Symphony has appointed Peter Perez as interim president and CEO.

Published in Breaking News
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 17:32

Grand Rapids Symphony president and CEO leaves for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Peter Kjome, the president and CEO of Grand Rapids Symphony, has accepted a position as president and CEO of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Published in Breaking News
Sunday, 30 October 2016 17:03

In concert with community: West Michigan orchestras explore new ways to make music a part of everyday life

When West Michigan Symphony Music Director Scott Speck visited Germany, he attended a free Bavarian State Opera performance. A crowd of at least 200,000 people greeted the orchestra musicians as though they were national heroes. 

Published in Nonprofits

Sunday, 20 March 2016 17:31

Seven months later, Grand Rapids Symphony still negotiating new contract with musicians

GRAND RAPIDS — Despite negotiating for the past seven months, Grand Rapids Symphony musicians and the organization’s management team have yet to agree to terms of a new contract.

Published in Economic Development