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First impression: A German college graduate in Grand Rapids

2017-10-12T08:43:23+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

A note from SeyferthPR: Lara Kemper recently graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, Germany. She joined SeyferthPR one week later as an intern and will be exposed to and involved in all aspects of our business until her internship ends in mid-December. Her blog, which follows, will be a three-part series, as [...]

Meet SeyferthPR intern Taylor Fleck

2017-09-25T13:33:36+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

As I begin my last semester of college at Grand Valley State University (yikes), I’ve been given the opportunity to intern with some amazing public relations pros here at SeyferthPR. For one of my first tasks, I was asked to talk about none other than myself. I didn’t always know I wanted to work in [...]

Local Youth Drug Prevention Effort Serves Up “An APP For An APP” With Brann’s Restaurants

2017-09-25T13:35:30+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

10-Location Family-Owned Restaurant to Offer Complimentary Appetizers with Proof of Downloaded TalkSooner App, Sept. 25 – Oct. 1 As part of National Family Meals Month, a local restaurant owner is adding drug prevention to the menu by giving away complimentary appetizers to customers who provide proof of the youth drug prevention app, TalkSooner, on their mobile [...]

Western Michigan University To Tackle Shortage Of Manufacturing Talent With State-Of-The-Art Laboratory

2017-09-25T10:17:15+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

Construction has begun at Western Michigan University’s Grand Rapids regional location for a state-of the-art manufacturing laboratory. AMP Lab @WMU, an Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory, is being built in collaboration with West Michigan manufacturers and Grand Rapids Community College to address the shortage of skilled trades and engineering employees in the region. The Lab will occupy [...]

Sable Homes breaks ground on resurrected Sparta development

2017-09-25T10:10:05+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

Sable Homes completing final phases of Country Meadows project After more than 50 years, the final phase of Country Meadows development in the Village of Sparta is now being completed and ready to roll out the welcome mat for homeowners. Sable Homes and the Village of Sparta officials have broken ground on the sixth phases of [...]

Life interrupted: Balancing work when duty calls

2017-09-08T10:49:15+00:00 Categories: Our Stories|

As a National Guard military intelligence officer, Tommy de Jongh knew the likelihood of attending a required two-week training outside the country. When he began interning at SeyferthPR in June, de Jongh was upfront with his managers about his role in the National Guard and his training schedule. They agreed on a schedule that worked [...]

Remembering Congressman Vern Ehlers

2017-08-18T08:51:04+00:00 Categories: Our Stories|

The first community leader I ever spoke with about opening my public relations firm was Vern Ehlers. He was a Kent County Commissioner and a trusted friend who always helped me – guided me – on the balance of my love for the environment and passion for business. Fast forward to 1993 when I accepted [...]

Ada Planning Commission Approves New Retail Site

2017-08-18T08:47:36+00:00 Categories: Newsroom|

Building to be constructed on Ada Drive and Settlers Drive Plans for a 12,000 square foot two-story building were presented and approved by the Ada Township Planning Commission last night. The site, located on the prominent corner of Ada Drive at Settlers Drive, will be purchased (from Geld, LLC) by co-developers Michael Garrett of Pinnacle Construction [...]

Infused PR and SeyferthPR Establish New Strategic Affiliation

2017-08-17T16:00:38+00:00 Categories: Newsroom, Our Stories|

Ginny Seyferth, APR (left) and Tatiana Grant, MPR  (right) Two Michigan women-owned PR firms set out to expand services SeyferthPR, one of Michigan’s largest independently-owned public relations firms, and Infused PR & Events, the leader in “feet-on-the-street” work in Metro Detroit, have formed a strategic alliance aimed at expanding client brand reputations, community conversations [...]