By: Leandra | June 30, 2017

2017 Local First Street Party

We did!


This has become one of my favorite summer events. After hearing more and more about Local First's "Good for Grand Rapids" campaign, I wanted to take a different look at it this year. Instead of attending solely as a community member looking for good eats and entertainment, I wanted to see if I could witness Local First putting any of their initiatives into action and hear what other Grand Rapidians thought about the event.


Click here to see what we found.

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By: Leandra | December 21, 2016

As 2016 comes to an end, we wanted to take a moment and look back, as we do every year. This year we celebrated our three-year anniversary! Over the last three years, we have been able to assist new businesses get started, help clients expand and grow their businesses & further our involvement within the community. We are proud of our accomplishments so far and look forward to many more successful years to come. Please take a moment to see some of our highlights. 

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By: Leandra | November 29, 2016

On this #GivingTuesday, I wanted to take a moment to reflect and share some of my thoughts on community involvement. I am incredibly open to sharing my talents, resources and energy. I enjoy being able to give of myself to help benefit causes and organizations that I care about. Whether it is through board/committee service, volunteering or financial contributions, I have made a conscious decision to keep causes top of mind and find opportunities to support missions that I am passionate about. Three of these causes are: supporting fellow entrepreneurs, especially female entrepreneurs, assisting young professionals and helping animals. 


Both in my hometown and here in Grand Rapids, there are ample opportunities for community involvement. ...

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By: Leandra | November 18, 2016

Owner Leandra Williams and members of the Rapid Growth Media team were featured on the WGVU Morning Show with Shelley Irwin. Take a listen to hear about the Making It in Grand Rapids series and thoughts on millennial entrepreneurship!

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