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September 2018

Member Meeting

September 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grand Valley State University Downtown Campus, 401 Fulton St. W
Grand Rapids, MI 49504-6431 United States
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Topic: Student & Industry Networking Meeting will be held in 107C DeVos Center

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October 2018

Member Meeting

October 18, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Thornapple Brewing, 6262 28th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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Speaker: Chris Jack - American Hotel & Lodging Association Download Agenda

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November 2018

WAVE Awards Ceremony & GR International Wine, Beer & Food Fest

November 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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December 2018

Holiday Celebration with Women in Leadership

December 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
City Built Brewing, 820 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 155
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join KCHA and Women in Leadership for a holiday celebration featuring an UGLY SWEATER PARTY! Click here to register The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan Needs Your Help! Don't forget to bring a donation for the Ronald McDonald House. A list of items needed is attached. Download the Ronald McDonald House Holiday Wishlist

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January 2019

WAVE Awards Ceremony

January 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Member Meeting

January 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Doubletree Hotel, 4747 28th Street, SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States
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Speakers include Dave Lorenz from Travel Michigan and Justin Winslow, President & CEO from the newly reformed Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association. We will be voting on our 2019 board members. Download the Agenda

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February 2019

Member Meeting

February 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, 250 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
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Topic: Proposition I and it’s impact on the Local Hospitality Industry – Grand Rapids Chamber Download the Agenda

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March 2019

Member Meeting

March 21, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grand Rapids Brewing Co., 1 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: Respect & Anti-Harassment in the Hospitality Industry Speaker: Ellen Winterburn, VP of Human Resources, BaryFly Ventures Download the Agenda

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April 2019

Member Meeting

April 18, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtPrize Offices, 41 Sheldon Blvd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Meeting will be held in the Theater. Topic: Project 1 (ArtPrize Changes) Speaker: Jaenell Woods, Communications Manager Download the Agenda

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May 2019

Member Meeting

May 16, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Embassy Suites, 710 Monroe Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: Mental Health in the Hospitality Industry Speaker: Bob VandePol, MSW – Executive Director of Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services’ Employee Assistance and Church Assistance programs Happy Hour at Big E’s immediately following the meeting. Download the Agenda

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June 2019

kcha golf outing june 2019

Golf Outing

June 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunnybrook Country Club, 624 Port Sheldon Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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This year's golf outing, Putting for Pineapples, is presented by Experience Grand Rapids,
AHC+ Hospitality & Suburban Inns

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August 2019

Member Meeting

August 15, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Airport, 3063 Lake Eastbrook Blvd.
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 United States
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Location: Hampton Inn Airport Topic: Employment issues in the Local Hospitality Industry Download the Agenda

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September 2019

Member Meeting

September 19, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Downtown Courtyard by Marriott, 11 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: Active Shooter & Security Concerns Speaker: Russ Aubil, Director of Security & Safety, Amway Hotel Corp. Download the September Agenda

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October 2019

Member Meeting

October 17, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Frederik Meijer Gardens, 1000 East Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 United States
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Topic of Discussion: 2020 Association Goals & Objectives Download the Agenda

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December 2019

Annual Holiday Gathering – KCHA & WIHL-GR

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hyatt Place Grand Rapids Downtown, 140 Ottawa Avenue Northwest
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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KCHA and WIHL-GR invite you and your staff to join us for our annual holiday gathering...full of fun, bites and bubbles (from the bubbly wall) at the NEW Hyatt Place Grand Rapids/Downtown. CLICK HERE TO RSVP WEAR YOUR UGLY SWEATER! Last year, we had so much fun, we're doing it again. We'll have a couple prizes for the ugliest of the ugly. BRING YOUR DONATIONS! We are once again collecting for the Ronald McDonald House West Michigan. Here are some…

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January 2020

Member Meeting

January 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Prince Conference Center, 1800 E Beltline Ave SE
Grand Rapids, 49546 United States
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Voting for President & Secretary and approval of the bylaw changes. Download the Agenda

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March 2020

Member Meeting

March 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio Park, 123 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Speaker: Dave Lorenz – Travel Michigan Speaker: Caitlin Hopkins - Group Sales Strategist, Studio Park Download the Agenda

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May 2020

Member Meeting (via Zoom)

May 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Speakers on the State of the Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 • Doug Small – Experience Grand Rapids • Dave Lorenz – Travel Michigan • Justin Winslow – Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94371520187?pwd=bkl1MGZPelJlSElwZE42d3F5T2pzZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260

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June 2020

Member Meeting (via Zoom)

June 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94371520187?pwd=bkl1MGZPelJlSElwZE42d3F5T2pzZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260

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August 2020

Member Meeting (via Zoom)

August 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94599273008?pwd=WXNhT01zTHEzbHJnSVZPb1U4allNZz09 Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 One tap mobile +19292056099,,94371520187#,,1#,085260# US (New York) Dial by your location: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 943 7152 0187 Password: 085260 Download the Agenda

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September 2020

Member Meeting via Zoom

September 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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October 2020

Member Meeting

October 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Canopy Hotel by Hilton Downtown Grand Rapids, 131 Ionia Avenue SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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We will be meeting in the Portico. Adult beverages will be available for purchase during the meeting Tours of the hotel will also be offered after the meeting for those interested. Download the Agenda

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November 2020

Member Meeting

November 19, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

ZOOM Meeting https://zoom.us/j/94144921824?pwd=UUdWU2plRUpUcmpSNEh6UFRCckJhdz09 Meeting ID: 941 4492 1824 | Passcode: 596477 One tap mobile — +13017158592,,94144921824#,,,,,,0#,,596477# US Download the Agenda

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January 2021

Member Meeting

January 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

At this time, all 2021 meetings are being held virtual until it is deemed safe to meet in person. Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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February 2021

Member Meeting

February 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
City Built Brewing, 820 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 155
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Join us at The Welcome Center @ City Built Brewing, Downtown Grand Rapids OR Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234 Download the Agenda

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March 2021

Member Meeting

March 18, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Studio Park, 123 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Location: Studio Park Theater – 123 Ionia Avenue SW (Downtown Grand Rapids) Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234 Download the Agenda

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April 2021

Member Meeting

April 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
J. W. Marriott, 235 Louis St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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JW Marriott – Salon A Mini Happy Hour to follow in either Margaux or The Booth Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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May 2021

Member Meeting

May 20, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Peaches Bed and Breakfast, 29 Gay Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Presentations • John McNamara – VP of Government Affairs, Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association • Rob House – The North Group Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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June 2021

Golf Outing

June 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunnybrook Country Club, 624 Port Sheldon Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418 United States
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Putting for Pineapples Annual Golf Outing 8-8:45am — Check-In & Driving Range Practice 9:00am — Welcome & Shotgun Start 2:00pm — Awards & Raffle CLICK HERE TO REGISTER OR Download the Registration Form

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August 2021

Member Meeting

August 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Start Garden, 40 Pearl St. NW #200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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TOPIC: ArtPrize – JoLee Casares, Exhibitions Coordinator Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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September 2021

Member Meeting

September 16, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Residence Inn Downtown, 40 Louis Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Presentations • Carl Fiorenzo, Equipment International Happy Hour Reception with a Cash Bar to Follow the Meeting Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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October 2021

Member Meeting

October 21, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Mitten Brewing, 527 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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The Mitten Brewing owner Chris Andrus will be give us a hospitality pep talk as we head into the busy holiday season. Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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November 2021

Member Meeting

November 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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DeVos Place - Grand Gallery Room C Download the Agenda Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link https://zoom.us/j/96569340444?pwd=SW9MWGowYlNmU1VCVlRSd3NKNTREdz09 Meeting ID: 965 6934 0444 Passcode: 073234

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January 2022

Member Meeting

January 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Hampton Inn & Suites, 433 Dudley Place NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
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February 2022

Member Meeting

February 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Radisson Riverfront, 270 Ann St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States
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March 2022

Member Meeting

March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Vander Mill Cider, 505 Ball Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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May 2022

Member Meeting

May 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Woodrows Duck Pin Bowling, 200 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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at Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Download the Agenda

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August 2022

Member Meeting

August 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
ArtPrize / Start Garden, 40 Pearl St NW #200
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Topic: ArtPrize 2022 Download the Agenda

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September 2022

Member Meeting

September 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Revel Hospitality Staffing, 3351 Claystone St. SE Ste. 106
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 United States
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We will be featuring presentations on Staffing Issues in the Hospitality Industry and Sports Tourism in Michigan Download the Agenda

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October 2022

Member Meeting

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Amway Grand Plaza, 187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Immediately following the meeting, we’ll be taking a Haunted Walking Tour of downtown GR with Tours Around Michigan (4-5ish). There is no charge for this tour! Download the Agenda

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