Alexander Jones, Executive Director of United Horizons and Grand River WorkPlace Member

Alexander Jones’ business, United Horizons, was outgrowing his home office and he needed a larger space to meet clients and to have meetings with his employees. He also needed wifi, a copier, and having a kitchenette would be nice too. Alexander chose the Grand River WorkPlace, 19120 Grand River, as his new place to do…

Jennifer Russell of Russell Creative Communications Calls the Grand River WorkPlace Home for her Business

Jennifer Russell offers marketing communication support for small businesses and non-profits. Her writing skills, savvy marketing sense, and experience as a strategist for getting the word out about her clients’ events, products, and services make Jennifer a valuable asset for any small business or non-profit. Jennifer has had a great deal of success working with…

Nothin But Blessins’ Owner and WorkPlace Member Tangela Johnson

Nothin But Blessins’ is a non-profit organization that provides mentoring programs for children, men and women from disadvantaged circumstances to overcome challenges and develop positive life skills. Tangela Johnson founded the organization in 2010 in Alabama in hopes of bringing communities together and helping people in need. Through a collaboration with Christian Women of Unity…

Larissa Carr, Grand River WorkPlace Manager

Larissa Carr, GRDC’s Grand River WorkPlace Manager, was recently recognized by University of Detroit Mercy (UDM), as a W.K. Kellogg Master of Community Development Fellow and Spotlight feature. As the Spotlight indicates, Larissa is “leading the economic development initiatives and programs to help the Grand River corridor thrive.” Larissa is indeed busy scheduling programming helpful…

Grand River WorkPlace Member and Grandmont Rosedale Resident Cheryl Davis

Robinson Realty and Management Group (RRMG) was the first business to sign up for office space at Grand River WorkPlace, when it opened earlier this year.  WorkPlace was a natural fit for RRMG, which is led by long-time Grandmont Rosedale resident, Cheryl Davis and her two partners, Gaye Butler and LaToya Johnson-Fowlkes. Prior to leasing…

The Grand River Winter Walk Promises Holiday Shopping Cheer

Our city sidewalks will be busy sidewalks (at least the one along Grand River) this Thursday, Dec. 11 for the Grand River Winter Walk. Come shop, stroll and snack along Grand River from 5-9pm.  Several vendors will be at Always Brewing Detroit, 19180 Grand River, offering a wonderful variety of locally made gifts.  Lilacpop Art…