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IT Resource and US Signal have teamed up to host a lunch and learn tailgating event where attendees will learn the fundamentals of cloud computing, how it can help their business, and what they need to know when choosing a cloud provider. One attendee will win a pair of NFL tickets at the event.

Plastic Surgery Associates invites you to a very special evening on October 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. At the Beauty, Fashion, and Fun event the Plastic Surgery Associates team of board-certified plastic surgeons, Botox, and Juvederm injection specialists, and skin care staff will be available to talk with you about the most innovative surgical and nonsurgical procedures in cosmetic surgery, and anti-aging skin care treatments.

The entire community is invited to attend The Carve V at the Holland Farmers Market this Friday, October 5 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 at 8 a.m. During this U.S. Collegiate National Fruit and Vegetable Carving Competition, sponsored by Alpen Rose Restaurant, three teams of culinary students from colleges will show off their creative talent and carving skills as they create works of art out of local produce donated by Visser Farms.

As we work together to build a vibrant business community in Grand Rapids, the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce is creating an Army of 125 Passionate Members in honor of the Chamber's upcoming 125th Anniversary. In recognition of your strong support and on-going involvement with the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, you are invited to join this group. As one of the members of the Army of 125 Passionate Members, you are simply asked to continue to spread the word about the Chamber by:

Just five weeks ago, Local First set out to rally West Michigan around the local food system. The goal was to get one thousand people to take The 10x10 Pledge–a pledge to shift $10 of your weekly food budget to local sources for ten weeks. The one thousandth pledge was taken over the weekend. With one thousand people from the community participating, a collective $100,000 will be shifted into the West Michigan food economy.

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