Phil Schloop Steps Down from the GRDC Board after Years of Service

Whether he’s referring to his more recent woodworking projects or his early years as a building engineer in Detroit Public Schools, Phil’s aim has been the “practical use” of things – a custom made table, advocating to make healthcare affordable. The focus of Phil’s years on the Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation (GRDC) board was no…

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GRDC to Host the 2nd Annual Spring Block Party on Saturday, June 18!

It’s almost Juneteenth! Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation is back again with the annual Spring Block Party. This will be the 2nd annual Spring Block Party and it will happen on June 18th from 11am to 3pm at Grandmont Rosedale’s newest park, the Grand Parklet located on the corner of Evergreen and Grand River. In addition…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Stephen A. Thomas, PLC

Stephen A. Thomas is an attorney specializing in Family Law. What inspires you? Independence from corporate America. Who is your ideal client? My ideal client is a paying client who takes his lawyer’s advice. Why did you choose Grand River WorkPlace? Convenience. The Grand River WorkPlace is near my home. What’s next? I’d like to…

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Grandmont Rosedale Resident and Rising Artist Phillip Simpson

Phillip Simpson knew Grandmont Rosedale was “pretty cool. Tons of gorgeous houses.” Syretta, Phil’s wife, is, as Phil says, “a Zillow girl” and she agreed that the houses were beautiful, but what they really wanted was a community, so they did some research. Phil looked specifically for neighborhood walkability, the presence of block clubs, whether…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Tamesha Rouse

Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Tamesha Rouse At Simply Elegant Events, our goal is to make our client’s event a perfect reflection of the client’s unique themes and ideas while executing every detail to perfection. At Simply Elegant Events, we believe that each event is unique! We provide personalized planning, creative design, and endless possibilities…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: LaToyia Shannon

LaToyia Shannon is the owner of JNS Health Solutions LLC. JNS Health Solutions provides health education and training services. These services include CPR, Basic Life Support, First Aid, and Quality and Workplace Safety training. What inspires you? My desire to empower people with the tools to improve their health and reduce health disparities within the…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: JaTara Wright

JaTara Wright, owner of Innovative Marketing Artistry & Innovative Work Alternatives boasts nearly 15 years of helping small and medium-sized businesses achieve marketing success across different industries. Our expertise spans diverse areas that include brand strategy, web design, SEO, etc. We guarantee that we’ll help you get measurable results that will significantly boost your business’…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Danielle North

Danielle North, Founding Executive Director of Degree Forward, is passionately pursuing college completion rates for working adults and professionals. What inspires you? My commitment to supporting my community and making an impact in the lives of disenfranchised members of our society. Who is your ideal client? Working professionals and adults. Why did you choose Grand…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Cheryl Davis

Cheryl Davis, Robinson Realty & Management Group, a woman, minority-owned business that assists municipalities and consumers with their real estate needs. What inspires you? I come from a family of entrepreneurs and owners and have diverse experience in other disciplines. Who is your ideal client? Our Agents can assist clients with various needs. Why did…

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Grand River WorkPlace Member Spotlight: Camille Corr Chism

Camille Corr Chism, CPPL Fellow, Indigo Packaging & Consulting, LLC, packaging engineering, design management and automotive packaging technology tools What inspires you? I started Indigo Packaging because I wanted to help companies improve their processes and products through packaging and lean manufacturing. Who is your ideal client? Automotive Tiers and start ups Why did you…

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