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Elissa Sangalli Hillary honored as 2018 GRBJ Sustainability Newsmaker

Elissa Sangalli Hillary honored as 2018 GRBJ Sustainability Newsmaker

Local First
2/11/19
Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

From the statewide roll out of Good for Michigan to celebrating Local First’s 15th Anniversary to kicking off our annual Fork Fest in the fall, 2018 was an exciting year for Local First, our members, and community partners.

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Wealthy Theatre: Voice of a Community

Wealthy Theatre: Voice of a Community

Guest Blogger
12/20/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

You probably associate theaters with big-budget blockbusters, with endless sequels and huge amounts of special effects. Theaters can and should be so much more than simply a place where we take in multi-million dollar studio productions.

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Make an impact with your dollar this holiday season

Make an impact with your dollar this holiday season

Elissa Sangalli Hillary
12/14/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Republished from the Grand Rapids Business Journal

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5 simple ways to green your business

5 simple ways to green your business

Elissa Sangalli Hillary News Source
6/26/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

As a business owner, every decision you make impacts your bottom line. By taking steps to green your business, you can make a positive impact on the environment, your business and our community.

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The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

The “Noble Experiment” - Can Business Be A Force For Good

Seth Getz
6/5/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

Baseball, business, and the real stakeholders: How entrepreneurs are changing the status quo

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Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Measure What Matters: The Barre Code

Local First
5/22/18
Local Business, Sustainable Business, Social Entrepreneurs

The Barre Code is a boutique fitness studio that offers barre workouts, which incorporate strength training, cardio and restorative stretching. Stacie Thomas, owner of the Grand Rapids Heritage Hill location, opened her studio in March 2018 with a mission of empowering women and helping them become the best version of themselves.

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