• Lodging / Hotels,  Michigan Giving

    DoubleTree by Hilton, Port Huron

    By Megan Hartmus and Mary Minogue The DoubleTree by Hilton in Port Huron was recognized for its commitment to the community and passion for involvement as winner of the 2019 Governor’s Service Award for the high level of service the business and its employees provide year after year. General Manager Amber Burch and her team routinely go above and beyond in their support for…

  • Michigan Giving,  Tourism Marketing

    Flint and Genesee County Visitors Bureau

     By Caitlyn Witkamp and Claire Zuwala Imagine being a tourist in your hometown, kind of a crazy idea, right? You have lived there for most of your life, so you should know everything there is to know about your sweet little town, where everything is, the places to chow down, and the best places for entertainment or fun… but, can…

  • Attractions,  Michigan Giving

    Pictured Rocks Boat Cruises

    By Megan Heynen If you live in Michigan, there is a good chance that you have heard of the Upper Peninsula’s (UP) Pictured Rocks. However, there is less of a chance that you have had the opportunity to go up to the UP and see them with your own eyes. Pictured Rocks is located on the South shore of Lake Superior and…

  • Michigan Giving,  Tourism Marketing

    Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau

    By Aubrey Sochacki Lansing is often known for being the capital of Michigan, the home of the Spartans, and a growing community. The city strives to be supportive of all members of the community, including local businesses and those who call the city home. The Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encourages each of their staff members to serve on local…

  • Corporate Social Responsibilty,  Michigan Giving

    The Mitten Brewing Company

    By Olivia Rau The Mitten Brewing Company is a vintage baseball themed microbrewery located in a historic firehouse, Engine House #9, in Grand Rapids’ West Side. Since its opening in 2012, the Mitten has built a unique reputation for pairing high-quality craft beers and gourmet pizzas with community involvement. Giving back to the local community is a core value of the Mitten—they…